SPECIAL ACCESS TO SHOPDISNEY MERCHANDISE NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISNEY+ SUBSCRIBERS AS LIMITED TEST EXPERIENCE IN U.S.
Must-Have Items from 'The Mandalorian,' Marvel Studios' 'Black Panther,' and More for This Holiday Season
BURBANK, Calif. (November 1, 2022) - Beginning today, Disney+ subscribers in the U.S. can participate in a limited test experience that will bring their favorite stories to life with special access to must-have merchandise available on shopDisney for this holiday season. For a limited time, Disney+ subscribers can visit shopDisney.com/DisneyPlusSpecialAccess or the details pages of select movies, series and shorts on Disney+ to scan QR codes to purchase highly-anticipated items before the general public. Subscribers can purchase products from fan-favorite franchises and titles including Star Wars, Marvel Studios' Black Panther and Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness and receive exclusive access to merchandise from Walt Disney Animation Studios' Frozen 2 and Disney
"Special access to this curated collection of merchandise for the upcoming holiday season is the latest example of the many ways we experiment with how to improve the user experience on Disney+, which includes enhancing the benefits of being a subscriber," said Alisa Bowen, President of Disney+. "We're excited to collaborate with shopDisney to explore how we can potentially better serve our audiences by expanding the ways they get to interact with the stories and characters they love on Disney+."
"shopDisney has all of the products to bring your favorite Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel and National Geographic stories to life," said Naveen Seshadri, EVP Global Retail. "By providing our Disney+ subscribers special access to curated merchandise on shopDisney, we are uncovering new ways for our fans to shop and further connect content and commerce."
During this test experience, eligible subscribers can visit shopDisney.com/DisneyPlusSpecialAccess or navigate to the Shop tab within the details pages of select movies, series and shorts on Disney+ to scan QR codes that will take users directly to the merchandise on shopDisney. The Shop tab will be available to Disney+ primary profiles in the U.S. that have been verified as 18 and older.
Special access will grant Disney+ subscribers early access to products including:
· The Mandalorian DarkSaber Legacy Set
· Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi Battle of the Heroes Legacy Lightsaber Set
· Ahsoka Tano Legacy Lightsaber Hilts signed by Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels)
· Ahsoka Tano Special Edition Doll signed by Ashley Eckstein
· Doctor Strange Cloak
· Scarlet Witch Ear Headband
· Captain Carter Vibranium Shield
· Black Panther Collectible Mask
· Black Panther Wakanda Forever Artist Series Jacket
· World of Wakanda Artist Series Puzzle
Additionally, Disney+ subscribers will have exclusive access for shopDisney made-to-order merchandise, including new t-shirt and sweatshirt designs from Disney's Frozen 2 and Disney and Pixar's Lightyear.
For more information visit shopDisney.com/DisneyPlusSpecialAccess.
Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, along with The Simpsons and much more. In select international markets, it also includes the general entertainment content brand, Star. The flagship direct-to-consumer streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, Disney+ is part of the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution segment. The service offers an ever-growing collection of exclusive originals, including feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series, and short-form content. With unprecedented access to Disney's long history of incredible film and television entertainment, Disney+ is also the exclusive streaming home for the newest releases from The Walt Disney Studios. Disney+ is available as a standalone streaming service, as part of the Disney Bundle in the U.S. that gives subscribers access to Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+, or as part of Combo+ in Latin America with Star+, the standalone general entertainment and sports streaming service in the region. For more, visit disneyplus.com, or find the Disney+ app on most mobile and connected TV devices.
About Disney store and shopDisney
Disney store and shopDisney are the retail merchandising arms of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) and its affiliates that extends The Walt Disney Company's brands to merchandise. Disney store and shopDisney carry high-quality products and books, including exclusive product lines that support and promote key entertainment initiatives and characters from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and National Geographic. shopDisney.com is the U.S. ecommerce destination for guests of all ages, offering a curated selection of products, global collections and collaborations from Disney and licensees, including trend fashion and accessories, toys, home and collectibles. Disney store and shopDisney offer magical shopping experiences delivered by one of the world's largest and most successful entertainment companies. There are currently Disney store locations in the United States, Japan, China and Europe, plus online stores shopdisney.com, www.shopdisney.co.uk, www.shopdisney.de, www.shopdisney.es,www.shopdisney.fr, www.shopdisney.it, www.shopdisney.asia and www.shopdisney.co.jp. For more information, please follow us at: www.facebook.com/shopDisney www.instagram.com/shopDisney and www.twitter.com/shopDisney.