It's launch day for the most-anticipated streaming service release ever. Disney+ has arrived, and there is plenty of cool stuff to check out. The only problem is that many people can't access anything. Launch day for the streaming service is not off to a good start, with errors essentially rendering the app unusable for many.While you can download the Disney+ app and even open it up, you may not be able to do much more than that with Disney+. Many people--including myself--are reporting error screens for Day One, and it's been this way since the service launched around 12:30AM ET on Tuesday morning. Disney itself acknowledged the problems on Twitter, citing demand that has "exceeded [its] highest expectations." There's no word on any specific fix or how long it anticipates the issues continuing to persist.The demand for #DisneyPlus has exceeded our highest expectations. We are so pleased you’re excited to watch all your favorites and are working quickly to resolve any current … [Read more...] about Disney Plus Suffering From Errors As Demand Exceeds “Highest Expectations”
By Cameron Bonomolo - September 20, 2019 12:44 am EDT Share 0 Comments 0 Director Matt Shakman (Game of Thrones, The Boys) says Marvel Studios’ WandaVision blends “classic sitcom” and “huge, epic” Marvel action. Spinning out of Avengers: Endgame and exploring the personal lives of Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany), the Disney+ exclusive series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is, in part, a riff on The Dick Van Dyke Show — and like most classic sitcoms, WandaVision is centered around the relationship and dynamic shared by its two titular characters. “We can’t say much. It’s all pretty much on lockdown at this moment, but all we can say really is it’s a blend of classic sitcom and huge, epic Marvel action,” Shakman told Extra Butter at D23 Expo. On turning the MCU on its head, Shakman added, the franchise is “always surprising.” Shakman previously told Variety … [Read more...] about WandaVision Director Teases Sitcom Blended with “Huge, Epic” Marvel Action
After a week in early access release for BlizzCon attendees and pre-purchases, Blizzard's new autobattler Hearthstone Battlegrounds is now open to everyone. There are three free packs up for grabs in the form of a legendary quest which requires you to complete two full games of Battlegrounds, but given the interest in Hearthstone's first new mode in forever, I doubt that will feel too onerous.The 15.6.2 patch that Blizzard said it was working on last week, to address the surprising number of Hearthstone bugs introduced by the release of Battlegrounds, is also live now too. In the patch notes, community manager Kurt Ocher touched on some of the things Blizzard is working on for future Battlegrounds updates. New heroes and minions, including "a couple of very familiar faces," are coming in the next update, and expanded stats tracking, covering things like top five heroes by wins, most played heroes, and how many wins you've racked up, is also on the way. The leaderboard is being … [Read more...] about Hearthstone Battlegrounds open beta has begun, with free packs for playing
Update 2: Disney Plus is now live and can be downloaded for numerous devices, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iOS, Android, Xbox One, PS4, and more. However, Disney Plus is having issues on launch day, failing to load or stream correctly. There are also other considerations to account for, like complaints about The Simpsons being displayed in widescreen (effectively cutting off portions of each scene) and a change to Star Wars' "Han Shot First" scene.Update: Over the weekend, the time the clocks were counting down to has changed. Originally, Disney+ was going to launch at 9 AM ET on November 12, but now, the clocks are counting down to three hours earlier, launching at 6 AM ET. We're not sure when this changed happened precisely, but it was on either Saturday or Sunday.Additionally, there are reports that Disney+ will actually launch at 12 AM ET (November 12) / 9 PM PT (November 11). There will be a sneak peek of The Mandalorian tonight, so we could possibly get the full details of … [Read more...] about Disney Plus App Release: Is The Service Available In Your Region?
Today is the day. Disney+ and its respective app have arrived, and we can all binge-watch some of our favorite movie series and animated series to our heart's content. It includes movies and TV shows from Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, Nat Geo, and of course, Disney. Now, you can watch every episode of Gargoyles in one sitting, you lucky duck. But how do you actually watch Disney+? As for how to watch Disney+, there is no official guide from Disney nor confirmation of what devices you can watch it on. According to the official site, "Disney+ will be accessible on a wide variety of devices, including PC, mobile phones and tablets, and a wide range of connected TV devices." You can watch through your web browser, but most devices have a dedicated Disney+ app to make the whole experience more pleasant.The most popular streaming devices all have the Disney+ app available, and it's pretty easy to watch the new streaming service. It's the typical batch of apps and devices you already use for … [Read more...] about Disney Plus App Is Live: How To Download On Consoles, TVs, And More