YouTube Red is a paid membership that gives you an amplified video and music experience across YouTube and comes with several great benefits of Ad-free videos, save offline, background play and free Google Play Music subscription in your YouTube Red membership. If you are a Google Play Music subscriber, you already have access to YouTube Red. You can sign up with YouTube Red and get a free subscription for a month and later on pay $10 (Approximately 34,600 ugx) per month.
If you live in a country where YouTube Red hasn’t launched yet, never fear! YouTube got you covered.
To cut the long story short, YouTube Red will be premiering its first ever YouTube Red Originals. The video-sharing website announced on Wednesday that its to air-out its first four YouTube Red Originals series and movies; A Trip to Unicorn Island, Dance Camp, Lazer Team and the Scare PewDiePie on 10th Feb, 2016. These are new original series and movies from some of YouTube’s biggest creators who have built a massive audience on YouTube equalling many cable shows.
All YouTube Red members will have access to the YouTube Red Original Series and Movies right when they are released and at no extra cost.
Interested consumers around the world can purchase these movies either using YouTube or the Google Play store depending on their location. Those that shall use YouTube to purchase, they shall be available in eligible locations and can be viewed on supported devices while to those that shall use Google Play Store, they will be purchased in eligible locations one month after the title’s release date and available for purchase one day after the last episode of the series has been released.
“These series and movies are just the beginning. We have lots more thrills, chills, LOLs, smiles, romances and surprises from more of your favorite YouTube stars coming later this year,” writes Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Original Content YouTube.
Late last year, Google was trailing deals of streaming other movies and series for its YouTube Red subscribes a move that would put the service in more direct competitions with other video streaming giants the likes of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video to name a few. This was reported by The Wall Street Journal.
Follow the link for more details on when these new series and movies will be available in your country and how you can watch them.