ICC Cricket World Cup is all set to start on 5th October 2023 in Ahmedabad, and Disney+ Hotstar to offer coverage of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India for free. As the World Cup 2023 getting closer, Disney+ Hotstar has announce a new MaxView feature in association with the International Cricket Council (ICC).
This feature will allow cricket fans to watch the game in vertical mode on the OTT platform.
Also, the Disney+ Hotstar has updated its Android and iOS apps with a live feed tab, Scorecard tab, and AI-based video clarity enhancements.
Disney+ Hotstar announce the addition of new features for mobile users.
The Disney+ Hotstar’s new MaxView feature in collaboration with the ICC would allow users to watch the game in vertical mode (9X14 portrait view), facilitating a one-handed viewing experience.
The live feed tab and Scorecard tab will also be available in vertical mode with vertical ad formats.
You can avail of single-player frames in MaxView mode to get a closer look at their favourite player.
MaxView mode will also show a split view.
The updated Disney+ Hotstar app has optimise to reduce data usage while ensuring high-quality streaming.
The Disney+ Hotstar has also adds an AI-based filter at the backend to improve the viewing experience on mobile devices.
Disney+ Hotstar has also adds an always-on cricket scorecard pill.
This feature will let users keep track of live games while accessing other content on the platform.
Also, Disney+ Hotstar is bringing a new content discovery feature known as the Coming Soon tray.
You can set reminders for upcoming content with this facility.
The OTT app will segregate free and paid content in separate trays by providing free callouts on the homepage trays.
During the ICC Cricket World Cup, Disney+ Hotstar will also show “free badges” that will assist non-subscribe customers in discovering content available to them for free.
Disney+ Hotstar Plans
The Disney+ Hotstar Super subscription in India starts at Rs. 899 par year with advertisements, offering a 1080p experience.
The ad-free Premium plan start at Rs. 1,499 and supports Ultra-HD resolution streaming.
While the Mobile subscription with ad support price set at Rs. 499 par year.