With the health crisis, and the confinement in our homes, the viewing of the streaming platforms has exploded, reaching even to the possibility of collapsing the network. Tuesday 24th finally arrived Disney+ Spain and a few countries more. On the same day of its launch, the platform application has reached 5 million downloads. In addition as the days go by quarantine subscriptions have tripled in the united States.
The quarantine has generated a high demand for streaming content and it seems that Disney+ has not been able to arrive at a better time. On march 24, Disney+ was released in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. In these countries the app was downloaded 5 million times, according to Variety. However, this does not necessarily mean that in a single day the platform has achieved 5 million subscribers. The amount of downloads does not translate into the number of subscribers.
Subscribers of Disney+ can create up to seven profiles and access up to four simultaneous streams, so you can download and install the application on multiple devices. In addition, the data obtained only covered mobile applications, not the applications connected to the tv or access to the web Disney+ through the computer. Therefore, the number of registered is much lower, although the data are still good.
Not only in Europe subscriptions are being massive. In the united states, Canada, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand until February 3 Disney+ had managed to 28.6 million subscribers, according to Movieweb. And between the march 14 and march 16, the new records will be tripled with respect to the data of the previous week. The citizens are preparing for the confinement in their homes and Disney+ is still a good option to make it more enjoyablesince their catalog has more than 500 films, 350 series and 26 original.
Good position for Disney+
With the settlement of Disney+ in the united States and the good reception that it has had in the United Kingdom and Spain, the platform is located in the number 7 of applications not related to the game most consumed around the world, according to Tinder, YouTube, Netflix, TikTok, Tencent Video and iQIYI. It is expected that with the european launch to ascend to the top of the ranking.
Until now, users of Disney+ have spent a considerable amount of time in the application. In December 2019, subscribers spent an average of 3 hours and 10 minutes in the application. Although it continues to gain Netflix, whose users spend 4 hours and 20 minutes, followed by Hulu with 3 hours and 20 minutes on average.