Sports Fans Can Now Get Their RedZone Fix On PlayStation Vue

by Jeff Marchiafava on Jul 25, 2017 at 06:41 PM

Sony has added a new sports package to PlayStation Vue, which offers access to NFL RedZone, MLB Strike Zone, and more.

The PlayStation Vue Sports Pack will cost subscribers an additional $10 per month, and can be applied to any of the current channel plans: Access ($40 per month), Core ($45 per month), Elite ($55 per month) and Ultra ($75 per month). The add-on package features access to a number of channels, which are outlined below courtesy of PlayStation.Blog:

  • NFL RedZone (Sept - Dec)
  • MLB Strike Zone (During regular MLB season)
  • ESPN Bases Loaded (During NCAA college baseball championship)
  • ESPN Classic (On Demand)
  • ESPN Goal Line (During regular college football season)
  • Longhorn Network
  • Outside TV
  • NESN National (regional sports network national feed)
  • NBCUniversal regional sports networks (national feeds):
    • CSN Chicago
    • CSN Mid-Atlantic
    • CSN New England
    • CSN Northwest
    • CSN Philadelphia
    • NBC Sports Bay Area
    • NBC Sports CA

The new package offers other perks such as real-time score updates, league pages, and sports app authentication, which you can learn more about here. For more on PlayStation Vue, check out Kato's impressions of the service back at launch.

[Source: PlayStation.Blog]


Our Take
As someone who abandoned cable in favor of Netflix and Amazon Prime years ago, I'm not particularly impressed with Vue's price tiers. If you're still paying Comcast for your T.V. entertainment, however, Vue may be worth considering – especially if you're a sports fan.