Final day: save NZ$30 on Disney Plus before the midnight price hike

Disney Plus Star
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Disney Plus is set to receive hundreds of additional TV shows and movies at 12PM (NZDT) tonight (23/2/21) with the arrival of Star, a mandatory new section within the service which offers more adult-oriented content.

While Star will be a section within the existing Disney Plus app, it is essentially its own streaming service, meaning there will be a price increase for all subscribers starting from February 23, 2021. 

That means today is your very last chance to secure Disney Plus at its original yearly price point of NZ$99.99.

The cost of a monthly Disney Plus subscription will rise from NZ$9.99 to NZ$12.99, while the service's yearly subscription will increase from NZ$99.99 to NZ$129.99.

Disney Plus Star: what's included

The inclusion of Star means that in addition to the family-friendly fare that's currently available to stream on Disney Plus, you'll also get access to more grown-up content from the likes of Hulu, ABC, Disney Television Studios, FX, Touchstone, Searchlight Pictures, 20th Century Studios and 20th Television.

Older favourites like Sons of Anarchy, The X-Files and 24 will sit alongside newer shows like Solar Opposites, from creator Justin Roiland (Rick and Morty) and Big Sky, a new police procedural from David E. Kelley (The Practice, Ally McBeal).

You'll also get a wide range of movies aimed at adults – Disney Plus subscribers will finally get the access to Marvel's more violent films, including Deadpool and Logan, and you can also expect classic films like Aliens, Braveheart, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Die Hard and even Starship Troopers to be made available to stream.

Save NZ$30 on a Disney Plus subscription

Thankfully, those who've already purchased a yearly subscription to Disney Plus will not see a price increase until it's time to renew, at which point the new price point will come into effect.

Of course, there is a way for everyone else to keep the current Disney Plus subscription price for another year – monthly subscribers and new customers have one last chance to save NZ$30 on a yearly subscription by signing up before February 23, 2021

To secure another 12 months of Disney Plus at NZ$99.99, simply click on the deal below. Don't wait too long, though – this opportunity will vanish on February 23, 2021.

Stephen Lambrechts
Senior Journalist, Phones and Entertainment

Stephen primarily covers phones and entertainment for TechRadar's Australian team, and has written professionally across the categories of tech, film, television and gaming in both print and online for over a decade. He's obsessed with smartphones, televisions, consoles and gaming PCs, and has a deep-seated desire to consume all forms of media at the highest quality possible. 

He's also likely to talk a person’s ear off at the mere mention of Android, cats, retro sneaker releases, travelling and physical media, such as vinyl and boutique Blu-ray releases. Right now, he's most excited about QD-OLED technology, The Batman and Hellblade 2: Senua's Saga.