New Hulu Update Will Closely Resemble Disney+ and ESPN+ Format. Hulu is gearing up for a massive update that will closely model the interface format used on Disney+ and ESPN+. This comes as no surprise since the Disney owned streaming services are currently available to be bundled for $12.99/month and will allow subscribers to stream seamlessly between the three streaming services.
In a press release shared by Hulu, current and future subscribers were informed on what the updates will entail.
“With our growing audience, we’re constantly thinking about creating the best possible experience for our viewers, by getting them to the content they want to watch quickly while also helping them discover their next favorite movie or series to binge. We listened to feedback from our viewers and heard they loved how easy it was to continue watching the shows and movies they love, but not as easy to discover new content.That’s why today, we’re announcing some changes to our experience which will be available to some viewers on Roku and tvOS devices beginning today and roll out more broadly over the next few months.”
“Viewers can now navigate through collections vertically and explore within a collection by moving horizontally. This navigation pattern is something our viewers are accustomed to and matches the navigation pattern across Disney+ and ESPN+, making it easier for viewers who subscribe to the Disney bundle to switch between services and navigate with ease. When testing, viewers found it easy and intuitive to adjust to this updated navigation pattern.
We’re also simplifying navigation. Categories of content like TV, Movies, and Sports will be moved to the master navigation, which gives our viewers a clear pathway to find what they’re looking for. In the mood for a dramatic movie? This new navigation provides an easy way to navigate our vast library of content with fewer clicks than before.”
To learn more about the updates coming to Hulu you can check out the full press release by CLICKING HERE.
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