Fox has played coy quite a bit throughout the NFL Playoffs with how they would be handling streaming of their games. Whereas CBS and NBC were upfront about how all games would be live and online, Fox has unveiled that they would be streaming post-season telecasts week-by-week. The Super Bowl will be no different.
The network announced today that the Super Bowl will be live and free on Fox Sports Go. While access to the app has been limited to certain TV providers, from 12 a.m. ET on Feb. 2 to 3 a.m. ET on Feb. 3, Fox will be offering a free preview of the app. In addition, iPads and desktops will be able to stream the game.
Fox Sports Go features live broadcasts of college football and basketball, as well as most of Fox Sports 1's programming. For the Super Bowl, the network will be streaming separate english and spanish broadcasts. No word yet on if the network will put an "all-22 cam" in place online like CBS did last year.
“We’re giving all fans the ability to watch the biggest game of the year wherever they go,” said Eric Shanks, President and COO, FOX Sports. “We’re also making the mobile experience more user friendly by streaming the game through FOX Sports GO and adding the FOX Deportes stream for our Spanish-speaking audience.”
Fox Sports Go will be live from 10 a.m. ET until midnight between Fox Sports 1's pre-game show, the Super Bowl pregame on Fox, as well as Fox Sports Live's post-game edition of the show with Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole. You may want to take your Super Bowl Sunday to give Fox's app a crack. But please, no additional Cleatus.