Looking to trim your streaming service budget? Here’s how Disney Plus and Netflix compare
As prices for essentials like gas and groceries creep up, you may be eyeing your entertainment budget. Do you really need every streaming service out there? Whether you’ve been a longtime Netflix subscriber, have Disney Plus for your kids, or break up and make up with HBO Max, you found a groove with the platforms you use. But at this point, something may have to go.
When Netflix shook the planet with its price hike, some people considered canceling the service for good. Disney Plus provides high-quality content that’s on par with Netflix, and its low cost makes it a top contender. But how do these two streaming giants stack up in content and value?
Both services have launched pop culture juggernauts, as seen with The Mandalorian and Stranger Things. During 2021, Disney Plus and Netflix had the most popular streaming content of the year, according to Nielsen. Both carry family-friendly gems, superhero stories, documentaries and feature films with A-list talent as headliners. And both are commercial-free zones.
Disney Plus and Netflix are part of most people’s households as go-to streaming platforms. If you’re someone who’s weighing costs against which one to ditch, here’s guidance on how to choose.