Ready for kickoff? 6 features to add to your game plan for NFL Sunday Ticket this season
Aug 16, 2023 – minute read
Aug 16, 2023 – minute read
The 2023 NFL season is fast approaching, and we couldn’t be more excited!
From launching multiview on YouTube TV and now on YouTube, to enabling unlimited streams at home for NFL Sunday Ticket content, we’ve been busy bringing the best of what fans know and love about YouTube to the football experience.
Whether you’re planning to watch via YouTube or YouTube TV, here are 6 features that will be available over the next few weeks to make your Kickoff Weekend better than ever.
Starting today, viewers in most states will start seeing a monthly payment plan option when signing up for NFL Sunday Ticket. This will enable you to pay for your NFL Sunday Ticket subscription over time, versus all at once.
A big piece of feedback that we heard from you is for more flexible billing options for NFL Sunday Ticket. Well, starting today, viewers in most states will start seeing a monthly payment plan option when signing up for NFL Sunday Ticket. This will enable you to pay for your NFL Sunday Ticket subscription over time, versus all at once. We will be rolling this out over the next week on both YouTube and YouTube TV, so hang tight if you don’t see it yet.
And speaking of more choices, we will be introducing student plans on YouTube for NFL Sunday Ticket within the next week. For eligible students who love football, keep an eye out here to learn when and how to sign up. Just in time for the new school year.
Since launching early access in March, we’ve been refining the multiview experience so that all viewers, regardless of their TV device, are able to enjoy the feature. During this upcoming NFL season, NFL Sunday Ticket subscribers will be able to choose from an extensive assortment of multiview combinations every Sunday afternoon. If you signed up for the NFL Sunday Ticket + NFL RedZone package, your multiview options will include both out-of-market games and RedZone, whether you’re watching from YouTube or YouTube TV.
On YouTube TV, multiview combinations will also include local NFL games side-by-side with your NFL Sunday Ticket games. And even if you’re a YouTube TV member without NFL Sunday Ticket, you can still enjoy using multiview to watch NFL games and college football this fall. The more multiview, the merrier!
Nothing makes game days better than being able to react to every first down, fumble and touchdown with other fans. At the start of the season, viewers watching NFL Sunday Ticket games through YouTube will be able to enjoy live chat and polls on both their mobile and TV devices. And soon, we’ll also add other features such as NFL Shop integrations to complement the viewing experience.
We’re bringing a fan-favorite feature from YouTube TV — key plays — to YouTube. With key plays, viewers will either be able to catch up on a game they missed or watch a quick snippet of each major play before jumping into the live game. Key plays for YouTube will only be available on TVs this season.
NFL fans, get ready to see more NFL content on YouTube. Starting this season, real-time highlights from every single NFL game will be available in the Shorts player, right as the action is happening. Highlights that appear in viewers’ Shorts feeds on Sunday afternoon will include a red “Live” ring around the NFL channel avatar. Clicking on the ring directs viewers seamlessly to the Live tab on the NFL channel, where subscribers can easily select which NFL Sunday Ticket game they want to watch on YouTube.
While we may be focused on making sure Kickoff Weekend goes smoothly, we’re just getting started. Our teams will continue to build and improve on these features, both on YouTube and YouTube TV, throughout this NFL season. Have thoughts or suggestions? We always welcome feedback to help shape the best viewing experience for our viewers. We’ll see you on Sundays starting September 10th!