It is 10:29 pm on a Sunday night. I just tried to open Disney on my Roku and it showed a big QR code which means Disney+ basic will not work on Roku! You will have to upgrade to the Disney+ with no commercials. I wanted to make sure my app was working so I tried to open it on my Xfinity cable box in the living room, and Disney opens no problem. So I know my Disney+ app is working. Anyway its a bunch of BS I will have to upgrade my Disney+
@Keith22 Disney+ and Disney+ with ads are two different services. Disney has to agree with Roku to offer the ad version on Roku devices, and so far they appear to still be in discussions. Disney either has to modify their existing channel on Roku for the ad version, or they have to offer a completely different version of the channel. Without knowing the internal workings of the Disney+ channel, I can't say which is going to be required. But in the end it's up to Disney to make it work on Roku devices.
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Yes it is making us all look at Fire Tv as the item to use. difference in price 13 ad supported 20 dollars no ads is 7 dollars a month. 7x12 is 84 dollars. You can buy 2 fire sticks and say good buy to roku permanently.
At this time Roku is the only major platform that is not allowing streaming of Disney with ads option. Firetv allows it, Googletv allows it, the only major platform that wants you to pay 84 dollars a year extra is Roku. 13 dollars vs 20 dollars trio package equal 84 dollars, the price of 2 firesticks.... hmmm