After confirming a deal with Major League Soccer earlier this month, Apple is announcing pricing and availability details for MLS Season Pass streaming on the Apple TV app in November. However, the timeline was still unclear – until now. The company unveiled the full MLS 2023 Season Pass schedule on Tuesday for those watching on the Apple TV app.
MLS 2023 Season Pass schedule on the Apple TV app
According to Apple, the “majority of matches” in the MLS 2023 Season Pass will air on Saturdays, while select matches will take place “select Wednesdays” at 7:30 p.m. local time. Additionally, the Apple TV app will also stream a five-hour live show “capturing all the key moments from every game.”
This indicates that viewers will have coverage from 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on match days. The launch of MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app will take place on February 1, 2023 and marks the beginning of the 10-year partnership between MLS and Apple.
The MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app will cost $14.99 per month, or $99 for the entire season. Apple TV+ subscribers will get a discount on the subscription, which will cost $12.99 per month or $79 for the season. Also according to Apple, some matches will be available for free to Apple TV+ subscribers.
A selection of MLS and League Cup games, including some of the biggest playoff games, will also be available at no additional cost to Apple TV+ subscribers, with a number of games available for free on the Apple app. TV. Select matches will also be available on FOX networks in the United States and on TSN and RDS in Canada.
For example, the “MLS is Back” tournament will be streamed for free on the Apple TV app on Saturday, February 25. The first game of the 2023 season will see Nashville SC, with Landon Donovan MLS MVP New York City FC host Hany Mukhtar, with 20-year-old Brazilian star Talles Magno, at GEODIS Park.
Complete construction schedules
The 15 Eastern Conference teams play:
- Two games against each intraconference opponent (28 games).
- A game against six different opponents in a cross-conference (6 games).
The 14 Western Conference teams play:
- Two games against each intraconference opponent (26 games).
- A game against 1 or 2 additional intraconference opponents (1-2 games).
- A match against 6 or 7 different opponents in a crossover conference (6-7 matches).
It should be noted that MLS will take a break in October and November due to FIFA international windows. You can view the full schedule on Apple’s website and also on the MLS website.
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