Gives Fans Immediate Access to Thousands of Additional Live Sports Events, Original Shows, Series and Library Content with New Update to the ESPN App
Today, with a new update to the ESPN App on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, fans can now subscribe to ESPN+ and immediately begin watching thousands of additional live sports events, original shows and series, as well as access the entire 30 for 30 documentary series and more.
The launch of ESPN+ on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One brings the premium multi-sport service directly to even more connected living room devices and marks the service’s debut on gaming platforms. ESPN+, which surpassed one million paying subscribers in just five months, is already distributed on a broad array of platforms, including Amazon Fire devices (TV, Stick, smart TVs, Tablets); Apple (iPhone, iPad, Apple TV); Android (phones, Android TV, Chromecast); and Roku devices. For just $4.99 per month ($49.99 per year), fans can access programming that includes:
- Live sports: hundreds of MLB, NHL and MLS games, thousands of college sports events including football, basketball and multiple other sports from more than 15 conferences, domestic and international soccer (Serie A, MLS, FA Cup, UEFA Nations League, EFL Championship, EFL Carabao Cup, Eredevise and more), exclusive Top Rank boxing, UFC (beginning in 2019), Grand Slam tennis, international and domestic rugby, cricket and more;
- Originals: the full library of ESPN Films (including 30 for 30), new and exclusive documentary films and series such as “Last Days of Knight”, “Enhanced”, “Year One” and “Draft Academy”;
- Studio shows: acclaimed studio programs such as “Detail” from Kobe Bryant, “Ariel and The Bad Guy” with Ariel Helwani, “The Fantasy Show” with Matthew Berry and “In the Crease” with Linda Cohn and Barry Melrose.
- Library: An unmatched archive of topical and timely on-demand content, including legendary boxing and college sports, classic golf, major tennis, IndyCar and more.
ESPN+, which surpassed one million paying subscribers in just five months, is the premium multi-sport, direct-to-consumer video service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment and ESPN. It offers fans thousands of additional live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks, along with premium editorial content.
Programming on ESPN+ includes hundreds of MLB and NHL games, thousands of college sports events (including football, basketball and multiple other sports), domestic and international soccer (Serie A, MLS, FA Cup, UEFA Nations League, EFL Championship, EFL Carabao Cup, Eredivisie and more), exclusive Top Rank boxing, UFC (beginning in 2019), Grand Slam tennis, international and domestic rugby and cricket, new and exclusive documentary films and series, acclaimed studio shows and the full library of ESPN’s award-winning 30 for 30 films. Fans subscribe to ESPN+ for just $4.99 a month (or $49.99 per year) and cancel at any time.
ESPN+ is an integrated part of the ESPN App, the leading sports app and the premier all-in-one digital sports platform for fans. The ESPN App is a showcase of the company’s culture of innovation, delivering a rich, personalized experience that curates all of ESPN’s content around each fan’s individual tastes. ESPN+ is also be available through ESPN.com.