Top Gun: Maverick will start streaming in the coming month, finally. With that being said, why has it taken up to nearly seven months for the movie sequel to come to streaming services?
Top Gun: Maverick Will Start Streaming In the Coming Month
Making its way to cinemas for Memorial Day’s kickoff of summer, Top Gun: Maverick had a wave of glowing reviews and also a surge of summer moviegoing to get nearly as much as $1.5 billion at the box office globally. The movie is the top-grossing movie of the year and it is also the only film in history to be number 1 at the box office on Memorial Day weekend at the beginning of summer and also on Labor Day weekend at the end of it. And by the time it finally comes to a streaming service, it will have spent nearly seven months since it was released in theaters.
Is Top Gun: Maverick Streaming?
At the moment, it is not yet streaming, but it will, however, become available to stream on December 22. And until then, Top Gun: Maverick has been available to rent or purchase in online stores such as amazon prime video, Apple TV, and Vudu ever since late august. And it has also become available to purchase on 4K ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD in early November.
What Service Will It Stream First
The movie will stream first on paramount plus. It is distributed by Paramount pictures which is of course owned by the same parent company such as Paramount Plus.
Will It Be Free To Stream
Paramount Plus needs a paid subscription in order to make use of its service. That being said, the service is not free unless you intend to watch it while you are signed up on a free trial paramount plus like most streaming services offers a seven-day free trial period for all of its new members. Otherwise, the service offers a subscription plan supported by ads for $5 monthly and also an ad-free tier for $10 a month.
As long as you have a subscription plan, you likely are not going to be charged anything extra in streaming Top Gun: Maverick. Paramount plus never has charged an additional fee to watch a movie on its service. And although it has two separate tiers, it has never for once “paywalled” a movie behind the higher-priced membership level.