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How to Watch ESPN on PS5 [PlayStation 5]




ESPN is a well-known name among sports fans and it is an international sports network TV channel. Over the years, it has captured the attention of the majority of sports fans in the US population. The ESPN app is compatible with most platforms such as Smart TVs, and gaming consoles like PS4, PS5, and Xbox One. You can watch your favorite sports on PS5 through ESPN since the ESPN app is available on the PlayStation store.


The ESPN service is originally a cable sports channel. Therefore, in order to stream ESPN on your console, you just need a cable or satellite TV subscription plan that must include the ESPN service. Later, ESPN also established its streaming service. You can also subscribe to the ESPN+ subscription to log in to the ESPN account. The ESPN+ subscription costs $6.99 per month and $69.99 per year.

What can You Watch on ESPN?


There are plenty of live and on-demand sports available on ESPN including MLB, College Sports, NFL, NBA, Soccer, Tennis, Golf, and much more. With the ESPN app, one can stream the following services ESPN- ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPNews, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, and ESPN Bases Loaded Networks, SEC Network, SEC Network+, Longhorn Network, ACC Network Extra.

How to Install ESPN on PS5

[1] Turn on your PS5 and connect PS5 to the internet.

[2] On the home screen of your console, select the Media tab.

Tap Media tab

[3] Under the Media tab, choose All Apps.

Choose All Apps

[4] Click the Search icon and browse for the ESPN app on your console.

[5] Select the ESPN from the search result and tap Install.

[6] After installation, Login using your TV provider credentials.


[7] Finally, you can stream ESPN on PS5. Also, you can watch ESPN on the PS4 gaming console.

Alternative Solutions to Stream ESPN on PS5

Suppose you already hold a subscription to the streaming services, you can stream ESPN on PS5. Because the streaming services support the ESPN channel, as well as these, are available on the PlayStation store.

[1] YouTube TV

Stream ESPN on PS5 through YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a popular live streaming service that starts at $65/month. It offers almost 85 live channels and ESPN is one among them. Though it is pricey, subscribing to YouTube TV can be a great alternative and cost-cutter to cable subscription as you can stream all your favorite TV channels here. You can watch the ESPN live streaming as well as on-demand through Cloud storage.

[2] Hulu+ Live TV

Hulu+ Live TV is another streaming service similar to YouTube TV. The subscription plan starts at $65/month which is ad-supported. It also has 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage. Even the basic plan in Hulu+ Live TV includes more than 75 channels, including ESPN.

Frequently Asked Questions

[1] Is ESPN available on PS5?

Yes, the ESPN app is available on PS5. One can directly install the app on the console and stream live and on-demand content from ESPN on your console.

[2] Can I stream ESPN without the app?

Even without a cable TV subscription and an ESPN app, you can stream live sports. For this, you need either YouTube TV or a Hulu+ Live TV subscription.

[3] How much does ESPN cost?

The ESPN app has no subscription fee but you must have a cable or satellite TV subscription plan which includes the ESPN service to stream the app.

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