Netflix’s streaming catalog continues to grow with headline-grabbing originals such as Red Notice and The Witcher Season Two, but subscribers in the U.S. will now have to pay more to continue enjoying that content.
As noted by Reuters in a new report shared today, Netflix has decided to raise the cost of all three of its streaming plans for U.S. subscribers. They include a pricier standard plan, which now costs $15.49 per month, up from $13.99.
- Basic Plan: $9.99 per month, up from $8.99
- Standard Plan: $15.49 per month, up from $13.99
- Premium Plan: $19.99 per month, up from $17.99
“We understand people have more entertainment choices than ever and we’re committed to delivering an even better experience for our members,” a Netflix spokesperson said.
“We’re updating our prices so that we can continue to offer a wide variety of quality entertainment options. As always we offer a range of plans so members can pick a price that works for their budget.”
Netflix’s updated Plans and Pricing table, which explains the perks of each plan:
|Monthly cost* (United States Dollar)||$9.99||$15.49||$19.99|
|Number of screens you can watch on at the same time||1||2||4|
|Number of phones or tablets you can have downloads on||1||2||4|
|Unlimited movies, TV shows and mobile games||✓||✓||✓|
|Watch on your laptop, TV, phone and tablet||✓||✓||✓|
|Ultra HD available||✓|