DC’s including a brand new Extremely tier to its Universe Infinite comedian e-book subscription service that allows you to digitally learn comics only one month after they hit retailer cabinets (through Gizmodo). The brand new tier launches on Monday at an introductory worth of $99 / yr, however this worth solely lasts till November twenty eighth and DC doesn’t specify how a lot it is going to price after that.
At the moment, customers have to attend six months after a brand new comedian hits DC Universe Infinite. Whereas the brand new tier may make the service extra enticing to diehard comedian e-book followers, it’s significantly dearer than the $74.99 / yr or $7.99 / month customary subscription choice.
Along with a shorter launch window, DC’s throwing in 5,000 unique titles from Vertigo, DC Black Label, and Collected Editions, bringing the overall of accessible comics to over 32,000 for Extremely subscribers. Anybody upgrading to the brand new tier may even get an opportunity to obtain one free bodily comedian e-book, beginning with The Dying of Superman thirtieth Anniversary Deluxe Version, which options an unique cowl designed by Ivan Reis.
Including the brand new Extremely tier may assist the DC Universe Infinite compete with Marvel Limitless, which minimize its digital launch window to 3 months in 2020. Except for its customary $9.99 / month or $69 / yr plans, Marvel Limitless additionally has a $99 / yr Plus plan that comes with unique merch, reductions on Disney’s on-line store, and different perks that get refreshed on a yearly foundation.
Correction October eighth, 11:52PM ET: The subheading in a earlier model of the article mistakenly mentioned that the DC Universe Infinite Extremely tier prices $99 / month when it’s really $99 / yr. We remorse the error.
Replace October eighth, 11:52PM ET: Up to date to make clear that Marvel Limitless’s Plus plan is refreshed on a yearly foundation.