Disney Plus Hotstar US Subscription (25% off Upgrade offer available for 2022)

News on 1st September 2021, Disney shifted streaming programming from Hotstar U.S. to ESPN+ and Hulu, notably IPL cricket matches, Bollywood film and TV titles, and Hotstar specials. In this article, I will let you know in detail where to watch IPL & T20 World Cup in USA and how you can process Disney plus Hotstar US Subscription.

  • Get Steps below in this Article How to Subscribe and Watch Hotstar in USA

Starting from 1st September 2021, ESPN+ will be the new USA streaming platform for live cricket content, including matches from this year’s Indian Premier League season, which will start on September 15th and run through mid-October with over 30 games planned on ESPN+. In 2022, all 62 IPL matches in an entire season will stream live exclusively on ESPN+ beginning in March of that year.

Hulu will be bringing several Indian specials and Bollywood titles to its platform. These include The Empire, Aarya, Criminal Justice, Special Ops, and many more. In addition to these shows, there are also Hotstar originals, such as the 2014 teen drama The Fault in our Stars, which is being made into an Indian adaptation called Dil Bechara.

Hotstar Subscription USA

Hotstar Subscription USA is no more available in USA after the Hotstar app merged in Disney Bundle and Hotstar Sports content merged in ESPN Plus. While Hotstar has been discontinued in the US, you can still enjoy live cricket, your favorite Indian entertainment, and more with ESPN Plus. Instead of Hotstar Subscription USA, Users have to Subscribe to ESPN Plus to Watch Hotstar Sports Content. (The Star India-owned streaming service was extending its Premium subscription to countries outside India – $49.99 per year in the US, and CAD 49.99 in Canada with a one-month free trial – via apps on the country’s respective iOS App Stores and Google Play stores.)

ESPN Plus Subscription Cost

ProductPrice
ESPN+ Monthly Subscription (Hotstar Subscription USA)$6.99/mo
ESPN+ Annual Subscription (Hotstar Subscription USA)$69.99/yr
Hotstar’s sports content, Including IPL, moved to ESPN+ in the USA from 1st September 2021.
best way to watch IPL in USA

Disney Bundle Hotstar

Disney+ will be the only one of the three components of the Disney bundle. Now it will not stream any Hotstar programming in the USA. The Disney streaming bundle, which includes Hulu and ESPN+, will be offered to Hotstar users for free if they don’t already subscribe to any services. The offer is valid until subscribers end their subscriptions on Hotstar, with an entire month rounded up from September 1st (a whole number).

Disney Bundle Subscription Cost

ProductPrice
The Disney Bundle w/ Hulu Ad-Supported$13.99/mo
The Disney Bundle w/ Hulu No-Ads$19.99/mo
Disney Plus annual subscription $79.99/Annual
Imp Update: Hotstar users in the US will receive a redemption code to avail an offer to shift their subscriptions to the entire Disney bundle, at no cost.

Hulu Prices and Plans

Hulu (With Ads) costs $6.99 a month for on-demand access only. Where (Without Ads) is available for $12.99 per month. One of the lowest entry points around for such a deep library of content, you’ll be able to stream on up to two devices at the same time and create up to six profiles.

Disney Bundle Upgrade Offer

If you have existing Disney Plus or ESPN+ subscribers can upgrade to the bundle without having to cancel their current memberships. just sign up and upgrade they will adjust the amount charged to account for those existing subscriptions. Existing promotions won’t be affected by upgrading.

The Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN+ bundle currently cost $13.99/mo. If you sign up for each of these services separately, the total would come out to $22/mo. This means while upgrading the plan you can save $8/mo where in bundling all three together.

ProductPrice
Disney Plus7.99/mo
ESPN Plus6.99/mo
Hulu6.99/mo
Disney Bundle (Disney+, ESPN+, Hulu)13.99/mo

Disney Plus Subscription Cost

In order to sign up for Disney Plus, you currently have to pay $7.99 per month. It is more cost-effective to pay for an annual membership: at $79.99, it is nearly 20% less than paying monthly.

ProductPrice
Disney Plus monthly subscription$7.99/mo
Disney Plus annual subscription$79.99/mo

Steps to Watch Hotstar in USA

Disney Bundle includes subscriptions to Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu. When you purchase a Bundle, you save $8/month compared to the retail price of each service. Available on Disney bundle for $13.99/month (Note: inside Disney bundle, you need to create a separate account for Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu, and inside Hulu, you can watch Hotstar content)

  • Sign up for The Disney Bundle: Click “Disney Bundle” to create your Disney+ account as part of the sign up process. That username and password will also be used to login to ESPN+. Then, look out for an email to activate Hulu.
  • Access your Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu accounts: Download each app and start streaming. Download the Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN apps on your favorite devices and enjoy.
  • Download Hulu and stream Hotstar content: Disney Bundle subscribers can stream Hotstar content on Hulu. Log in to Hulu app and stream across your favorite smart TVs, phones, tablets, laptops, and gaming consoles.
  • Check Icon Existing subscriber? No problem: If you have existing subscriptions or promotions, just sign up and we’ll adjust the amount charged to account for those subscriptions accordingly. Learn more.
Steps to watch hotstar in USA

IPL 2022 Complete schedule

Looking forward to IPL 2022! The IPL 2022 will feature 74 T20 matches since there will be 10 teams. The following is the IPL schedule for 2022 considering the 8 current teams and 2 new ones. Mumbai will host the opening match of the season on 26 March 2022 between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkota Knight Riders. The final match of the tournament will be played on 29 May 2022.

S.No.DateMatch DetailsVenueTime
1March 26, 2022CSK vs KKRWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
2March 27, 2022DC vs MIBrabourne – CCI3:30 PM
3March 27, 2022PBKS vs RCBDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
4March 28, 2022GT vs LSGWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
5March 29, 2022SRH vs RRMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
6March 30, 2022RCB vs KKRDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
7March 31, 2022LSG vs CSKBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
8April 1, 2022KKR vs PBKSWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
9April 2, 2022MI vs RRDY Patil Stadium3:30 PM
10April 2, 2022GT vs DCMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
11April 3, 2022CSK vs PBKSBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
12April 4, 2022SRH vs LSGDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
13April 5, 2022RR vs RCBWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
14April 6, 2022KKR vs MIMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
15April 7, 2022LSG vs DCDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
16April 8, 2022PBKS vs GTBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
17April 9, 2022CSK vs SRHDY Patil Stadium3:30 PM
18April 9, 2022RCB vs MIMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
19April 10, 2022KKR vs DCBrabourne – CCI3:30 PM
20April 10, 2022RR vs LSGWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
21April 11, 2022SRH vs GTDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
22April 12, 2022CSK vs RCBDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
23April 13, 2022MI vs PBKSMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
24April 14, 2022RR vs GTDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
25April 15, 2022SRH vs KKRBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
26April 16, 2022MI vs LSGBrabourne – CCI3:30 PM
27April 16, 2022DC vs RCBWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
28April 17, 2022PBKS vs SRHBrabourne – CCI3:30 PM
29April 17, 2022GT vs CSKMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
30April 18, 2022RR vs KKRBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
31April 19, 2022LSG vs RCBDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
32April 20, 2022DC vs PBKSMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
33April 21, 2022MI vs CSKDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
34April 22, 2022DC vs RRMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
35April 23, 2022KKR vs GJDY Patil Stadium3:30 PM
36April 23, 2022RCB vs SRHBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
37April 24, 2022LSG vs MIWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
38April 25, 2022PBKS vs CSKWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
39April 26, 2022RCB vs RRMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
40April 27, 2022GT vs SRHWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
41April 28, 2022DC vs KKRWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
42April 29, 2022PBKS vs LSGMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
43April 30, 2022GT vs RCBBrabourne – CCI3:30 PM
44April 30, 2022RR vs MIDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
45May 1, 2022DC vs LSGWankhede Stadium3:30 PM
46May 1, 2022SRH vs CSKMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
47May 2, 2022KKR vs RRWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
48May 3, 2022GT vs PBKSDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
49May 4, 2022RCB vs CSKMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
50May 5, 2022DC vs SRHBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
51May 6, 2022GT vs MIBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
52May 7, 2022PBKS vs RRWankhede Stadium3:30 PM
53May 7, 2022LSG vs KKRMCA Stadium, Pune3:30 PM
54May 8, 2022SRH vs RCBWankhede Stadium3:30 PM
55May 8, 2022CSK vs DCDY Patil Stadium3:30 PM
56May 9, 2022MI vs KKRDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
57May 10, 2022LSG vs GTMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
58May 11, 2022RR vs DCDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
59May 12, 2022CSK vs MIWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
60May 13, 2022RCB vs PBKSBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
61May 14, 2022KKR vs SRHMCA Stadium, Pune7:30 PM
62May 15, 2022CSK vs GTWankhede Stadium3:30 PM
63May 15, 2022LSG vs RRBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
64May 16, 2022PBKS vs DCDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
65May 17, 2022MI vs SRHWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
66May 18, 2022KKR vs LSGDY Patil Stadium7:30 PM
67May 19, 2022RCB vs GTWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
68May 20, 2022RR vs CSKBrabourne – CCI7:30 PM
69May 21, 2022MI vs DCWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
70May 22, 2022SRH vs PBKSWankhede Stadium7:30 PM
71TBDQUALIFIER 1Ahmedabad7:30 PM
72TBDELIMINATORAhmedabad7:30 PM
73TBDQUALIFIER 2Ahmedabad7:30 PM
74May 29, 2022FINALAhmedabad7:30 PM

IPL 2022 New Team

Bigger IPL and bigger fun for the followers! Ten teams will play in the IPL 2022 beginning in 2022. Ahmedabad (Gujrat Titans) and Lucknow Super Giants have been selected as new IPL teams.

IPL 2022 Format

The format of IPL 2022 will be the same as IPL 2011. Ten teams will be divided into two groups. Each team will play the other twice within its group. Teams in Group A and B will play each other once. Each team from both groups will play one more match, which will be determined by the draw. This means each team plays 14 league matches. There will be two qualifiers, one eliminator, and the Final. A total of 74 matches will be played in the IPL 2022.

IPL 2022 Groups

The IPL should publish the group details in February following the mega auction. Below are the details for each group.

Group AGroup B
1. Mumbai Indians
2. Kolkata Knight Riders
3. Rajasthan Royals
4. Delhi Capitals
5. Lucknow Super Giants
1. Chennai Super Kings
2. Sunrisers Hyderabad
3. Royal Challengers Bangalore
4. Punjab Kings
5. Gujrat Titans

FAQ’s on Disney Plus Hotstar US Subscription

How can I watch IPL 2022 free from the USA?

As a Verizon customer (or know someone who is), you can get free ESPN Plus, Disney Plus, and Hulu subscriptions when you sign up for the Disney Bundle.

What includes in Disney Plus Bundle?

The Disney Plus Bundle includes subscriptions of Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN Plus. Hulu plan you select for a discounted price, as compared to the retail price of each subscription when purchased separately.

How much does the Disney bundle cost?

In the Disney Plus Bundle available with Hulu (Ad-supported) for $13.99/mo* or with Hulu (Without Ads) for $19.99/mo.

What channels come with the Disney Bundle?

Disney bundle brings together Disney Plus, ESPN+, and Hulu on monthly payment. This means, for the price of just $13.99 a month. US customers can enjoy all three platforms for one fantastic value price.

How can I get ESPN+ for free?

As a Verizon customer (or know someone who is), you can get free ESPN Plus, Disney Plus, and Hulu subscriptions when you sign up for the Disney Bundle.

ESPN+ pulled their free trial subscriptions of 30-days after their initial launching period. However, ESPN Plus can be subscribed to at $6.99 per month, $69.99 per year. And through the Disney bundle of three streaming platforms for $13.99 per month.

Where to Watch Hotstar Content and IPL in the USA.

Hotstar’s sports content, including IPL, moved to ESPN+ in the USA from 1st September 2021. Now, you can watch Hotstar Cricket on ESPN+ and the entertainment part in Hulu.

Can I Watch live IPL and T20 World cup on ESPN+ with Disney Plus bundle?

Yes, you can watch live IPL and T20 World cup on ESPN+ with the Disney Plus bundle.

Is there a yearly subscription for ESPN+?

Yes, ESPN+ costs $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year.

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Arvind Mishra

Arvind Mishra is an IT Professional with nearly 13 years of experience and Currently likes to cover topics related to Cricket, Live Sports Events, UFC Live shows, Streaming guides, and more. He can help you find the best sites to watch sports, TV shows, and movies online. Reach out to him at: arvindmishra284@gmail.com

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