Get started in Germany, content and costs

Paramount is one of the last major players to have its own streaming service and is now competing with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney Plus with Paramount Plus. The service should be available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland from December 2022. We explain the known facts about Paramount Plus costs and content and what streaming fans can look forward to.

Paramount Plus – The most important thing in a nutshell about the streaming service

We have summarized what you already know about the Paramount Plus video streaming service in the following points.

  • Availability: US Paramount Plus streaming service announced for Germany, Austria and Switzerland will start in December 2022. (Status: 07/2022)
  • costs: Paramount Plus should cost €7.99 per month to start in Germany. It is not yet known if there will be an alternative annual subscription model. A collaboration with Sky has already been announced, whereby Paramount Plus will be available for free via Sky Q via a cinema subscription or will be available separately on a WOW Movies and Series subscription. (Status: 07/2022)
  • Content: Users can stream series and movies via Paramount Plus. The offer also includes television content, for example produced by CBS, MTV, BET, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central or Paramount Pictures.

What is Paramount Plus?

Paramount Plus is a streaming service from Paramount Global. The media group was known as ViacomCBS until February 2022. It was also announced that the platform would launch for Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the winter of 2022. The streaming service in the United States also underwent a name change and was previously called CBS All Access.

What is the price of Paramount Plus?

Paramount Plus costs 7.99 per month. For Sky Q, it was announced that Paramount Plus content will be available for free including subscription. With WOW as part of a WOW Films & Series subscription, Paramount Plus must be bookable separately. However, no costs have been published for this. (Status: 07/2022)

Where do you watch Paramount Plus?

The streaming service is currently available in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean, Scandinavia, and Australia. Most recently, the UK launch of Paramount Plus in the summer of 2022 was celebrated.

Paramount Plus was announced in December 2022 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

What devices can Paramount Plus be played on?

The streaming service is supported by all popular smart TVs and should also be usable via streaming sticks like the Amazon Fire TV Stick. There is also an access option via the Paramount + app (Android | iOS).

We’ve collected other ways Paramount Plus can be streamable:

What does Paramount Plus offer?

With Paramount Plus, users benefit from a wide range of content. Among them z. B. Productions from SHOWTIME, BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, and Smithsonian Channel. In addition to series, there is also a wide selection of films.

Special Feature: Paramount Plus announces its ability to present movies on its own platform shortly after their release in cinemas.

For example, we list some of the movies available via Paramount Plus:

  • Pulp Fiction
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Jack Richer
  • forrest gump
  • beautiful Mind
  • the place beyond the pines
  • forsaken
  • Star Trek
  • The Godfather
  • Titanic
  • shutter island

Paramount also offers many series and TV content, such as for example:

  • Good wife
  • Twin Peaks
  • Dexter, new blood
  • king of queens
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Hello
  • MTV Jackass
  • Real criminal minds
  • South Park

In America, Paramount Plus also offers live streaming of sporting events. It is not yet known if this will also apply to the German counterpart of the streaming service (as of 07/2022). Otherwise, in addition to a large selection of films and series, Paramount Pictures can also become a competitor to DAZN, for example, with a sports show.

Potential sports content from Paramount Plus will be, for example, football, basketball, Champions League and sports documentaries.

How do I register for Paramount Plus?

Since the streaming service won’t be available for Germany until December 2022, it’s not worth signing up just yet. However, registration is already possible on the Paramount Plus website via a button at the top right.

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