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When is Spider-Man: No Way Home streaming on Disney Plus?

Updated Mar 2nd, 2022 12:53PM EST
Peter Parker in Spider-Man: No Way Home ending scene
Image: Sony

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Spider-Man: No Way Home is the first pandemic film release to top $1 billion at the box office, having just surpassed $1.53 billion. That’s hardly a surprise to anyone familiar with the massive No Way Home leaks and rumors that preceded the movie’s premiere.

But not everyone has went to see the film in theaters, an countless people are anxiously awaiting No Way Home‘s Disney Plus release. Not to mention all the fans who want to rewatch the MCU hit from home so they can pause and rewind the movie as often as they like.

The good news is that we already have dates for the No Way Home digital release. The bad news is that Disney Plus subscribers are in for a long wait.

The Sony and Disney streaming deal

Back in mid-April 2021, Disney and Sony announced a multi-year content licensing deal for US streaming. This included TV rights to Sony’s new theatrical releases. The agreement covered all the Sony Pictures from 2022 to 2026 for films following the Pay 1 TV window.

At the time, we explained this isn’t necessarily great news for No Way Home fans. The distribution order for Sony films would follow a specific path: Theatrical launch, home video, and Netflix (Pay 1 window). Only then will Disney Plus and Hulu subscribers get the same Sony movies. That means a Sony movie will need about nine months to reach Disney Plus, which is the home of all MCU movies other than Spider-Man films.

Disney and Sony did not make any specific references to No Way Home when announcing the Disney Plus deal. But we all assumed that the deal was setting the stage for Spider-Man’s Disney Plus arrival.

Doctor Strange and Spider-Man in No Way Home fight scene
Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Spider-Man (Tom Holland) in No Way Home fight scene Image source: Sony

Disney Plus streaming date

Fast-forward to mid-January 2022, and we already have the first release date estimates for No Way Home streaming. Unfortunately, you’re not going to see the latest Spider-Man on Disney Plus anytime soon. But hope isn’t all lost.

Fandango’s Vudu revealed that No Way Home will be available on the platform in the coming weeks. There’s no release date for the No Way Home digital version, despite February 28th being mentioned in previous reports. But the digital release will precede the streaming window.

However, the digital No Way Home release is now available for preorder. According to Murphy’s Multiverse, preorders are live for the No Way Home SD, HDX, and 3K UHD versions. Each of them costs $19.99. You should also find the movie available for preorder on iTunes, Google Play, and the Microsoft Store.

Is Spider Man on Disney Plus?

Sony and Marvel have yet to make any official announcements about the No Way Home digital release. Once they release No Way Home streaming information, we might know how long it’ll take for Disney Plus to get it.

When will Spider Man be on Disney Plus?

Per ComicBook, No Way Home will hit Starz and Netflix before reaching Disney
Plus. That means No Way Home might not reach Disney
Plus until some point in 2023.

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he brings his entertainment expertise to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises.

Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.