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Disney+ Is Launching A New GroupWatch Feature That You Are Going To Love

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Disney+, what kind of fun fiendish witchcraft is this? I LOVE this new feature!!

Have y’all checked out the new GroupWatch feature on Disney+? Trust. You should gather two — or five — of your closest BFFs, and plan a GroupWatch party from the comforts of your own homes!!

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What is a GroupWatch party you ask? Well, let me just tell you.

This fun new feature on Disney+ allows you and up to six of your friends to experience the magic of Disney movies together in a synced playback experience using your web browser, mobile device, smart TVs — or whatever you NORMALLY watch Disney+ on.

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You can even “comment” in real time, using a set of preprogrammed emojis. You can choose from “like,” “funny,” “sad,” “angry,” “scared,” and “surprised.”

This unique platform for watching Disney+ together allows each individual the capability to pause the action to get up and go to the bathroom, get a snack, answer that pesky phone, or do whatever you need to get done.

It’s a fun way to social distance, yet still connect through the magic of Disney!

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Storytelling comes alive when you’re able to share and enjoy it with others, and in this moment when many are still apart from their friends and family, GroupWatch offers a way to safely connect virtually by co-viewing your favorite Disney+ stories with your favorite people from the comfort of your living room.

Jerrell B Jimerson, SVP Product Management for Disney+

The catch, of course, is that all parties must have Disney+. But, really, you should have it anyway. It’s only the BEST streaming service, IMHO. I mean, look at everything coming to the streaming network!! Gah!

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Also, it is only available in the US right now, but it is expected to land in Europe later this fall.*


*A test version is available in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

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