Ahead of the official launch of Disney+ in the Philippines on November 17, 2022, Alipay+ and e-wallet partner GCash have announced that they will offer Disney+ as part of a special package to users of the Philippines’ #1 e-wallet, GCash .
As part of an early bird deal from November 4 to November 16, GCash users in the Philippines with Alipay+ Rewards can sign up for the special package that includes Disney+ annual subscriptions when they pay with their GCash eWallet via Alipay+ Rewards on the GCash app.
Subscribers will be able to start streaming Disney+ from November 17 to watch exciting general entertainment content from iconic brands including Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, National Geographic and Star.
David Shin, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, The Walt Disney Company said in a statement:
“We are excited that consumers in the Philippines will soon be able to access our vast library of entertainment content on Disney+ and connect with their favorite characters and stories anytime. Consumers will be able to stream exclusive originals, blockbusters, series, documentaries and incredible content from Disney’s iconic suite of brands and franchises.”
Disney+ is the exclusive streaming home of an ever-growing library of global, regional and Asian language content, from blockbusters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to award-winning Pixar animation, to Korean content featuring BTS and other top Asian stars, under the Star brand.
Star also offers famous movies and series such as Emmy Award winners Grey’s Anatomy, Only Murders in The Building, The Bear, The Simpsons and The Kardashians. In addition, Star delivers exclusive originals produced in collaboration with producers and directors in the Asia Pacific region.
Jing Yin, General Manager of Global Strategic Accounts for International Business Group at Ant Group said in a statement:
“As a company committed to delivering more value and choice to our customers, we are thrilled to bring Disney+ to consumers to offer access to a vast array of global, regional and Asian language entertainment to consumers across the Philippines. With innovative payment – and marketing solutions, Alipay+ acts as a cross-border financial link that enables consumers to make payments on global platforms to enjoy multiple rewards, including world-class entertainment experiences through their preferred digital wallets.
Winsley Bangit, Chief Customer Officer at Mynt – operator of GCash added:
“Through GCash and Alipay+, Disney fans can enjoy their favorite movies and series with just a few taps. We recognize this significant opportunity in the entertainment and streaming space and have high hopes for Disney+ in the Philippines market.
Following the debut of Disney+ on November 17, consumers in the Philippines can continue to use their GCash eWallets via Alipay+ to subscribe to the popular global streaming service.