Nov 12 (Reuters) – Customers complained about system defects in Walt Disney Co’s streaming carrier on Twitter, simply hours after its extremely expected release.
Whilst looking to get right of entry to the carrier, customers had been greeted by means of a picture of “Mickey Mouse” on a blue display screen, with a message asking them to go out the app and take a look at once more.
Disney didn’t instantly reply to Reuters’ request for remark. It was once now not instantly identified what number of customers had been suffering from the outage.
“Now not too stunned however @disneyplus seems find it irresistible’s already falling over. On FireTV Stick cannot load primary web page (Not able to hook up with Disney+) and could not play The Mandalorian (some account factor),” consumer @pmhesse tweeted.
“Expectantly it is labored out by means of the next day to come’s treadmill time.”
“The Mandalorian,” subsequent journey within the “Superstar Wars” film and TV franchise, is an eight-episode live-action sequence which stars “Recreation of Thrones” actor Pedro Pascal as a helmeted bounty hunter.
Customers who had been ready to get right of entry to the carrier, on the other hand, gave rave critiques.
“These days is the easiest day to only keep house all day on my sofa in my PJ’s binging all of my favourite Disney films on #DisneyPlus,” tweeted @JulieDwoskin.
Disney’s streaming carrier will be offering a slate of recent and vintage TV displays and films and have programming from the Surprise superhero universe, the “Superstar Wars” galaxy, “Toy Tale” author Pixar Animation and the Nationwide Geographic.
The carrier is a right away problem to marketplace chief Netflix Inc in addition to Apple Inc’s newly introduced Apple TV+.
Stocks of Disney had been up just about 1 p.c earlier than the bell. (Reporting by means of Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru; Enhancing by means of Anil D’Silva)