YouTube Red subscription will be $9.99/mo, launching next week

YouTube Red launch is imminent, pricing and features set.

@seanridgeley
Published Wed, Oct 21 2015 3:00 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:03 PM CST

Last week we reported YouTube's subscription service would likely launch today. Turns out it'll be next week (October 28), but we were right about pricing, which is $9.99/mo.

YouTube Red subscription will be $9.99/mo, launching next week | TweakTown.com

The service is named YouTube Red, and is ad-free. Here's what you get with it:

  • video saving for offline viewing
  • background play option
  • availability on any amount of devices
  • support for YouTube Gaming app, YouTube Kids app, upcoming YouTube Music app
  • exclusive original shows and movies from YouTuber creators starting early 2016

Red will be available to US viewers only to start, but support for more countries will come "soon" (tm). A free trial will be on offer at launch. While you wait, you can check out the website here.

Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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