If you've been eagerly awaiting Disney said Tuesday that the streaming service will hit the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland on March 24. It was previously set to launch .in western Europe, you're in luck. is launching there a week early.
In the UK, it'll cost £6 ($7.80) a month, or £60 a year. Elsewhere in the region, it's 7 euros a month, or 70 euros a year.
Beyond those places, Disney Plus will come to Belgium, Portugal, the "Nordics" -- presumably Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland -- and "additional western Europe markets" in summer 2020, the company said.
Disney's Netflix rival includes afrom the company's media empire, including content from its own 83-year back catalog, Fox, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and National Geographic. Among its original series, Disney Plus' big star so far is , an original Star Wars series that introduced meme phenomenon . The aired in December, and its is slated for this fall.
First published at 2:18 a.m. PT on Jan. 21.
Updated at 3:10 a.m. PT and 8 am PT: Adds more detail.