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Support for ESPN+ SharePlay
According to 9to5Mac, ESPN+ said in its newest update that users of its iOS app may now watch live sports and ESPN Originals content with their friends via Apple’s SharePlay feature.
As long as the iOS, iPad OS, or tvOS software are updated to their latest versions, the ESPN streaming app version 6.64 supports different Apple devices, including iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV.
As a result, Apple device owners may now watch live sports events from ESPN’s collection, including NBA, NFL, MLB, and other sports such as tennis, golf, and soccer.
Additionally, ESPN+ subscribers could SharePlay ESPN+’s non-live shows, such as SportsCenter, allowing them to watch it with their friends and family.
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In the same report, 9to5Mac noted that Disney, which owns ESPN, has already implemented SharePay compatibility in its own streaming service, Disney+, which has been available since December 2021.
After integrating SharePlay on Disney+ a few months ago, ESPN+ is now following in the footsteps of its brother by allowing live sports sharing.
According to a recent report by Trusted Reviews, Apple’s SharePlay feature appeared on its smartphone in November, along with the release of iOS 15.1.
The iPhone maker’s sharing feature lets users to stream movies and shows from a variety of streaming providers, as well as music. It also supports TikTok and Twitch, as well as other social media networks.
The functionality works with Apple’s FaceTime video chatting software, allowing users to exchange a variety of media material while on the phone.
Since then, a slew of applications, like Paramount +, NBA, and even Apple TV Plus, have added support for the feature.
With the recent addition of ESPN+, tens of thousands of sporting events are now available to share with friends and family.
As a result, more sports fans will be able to use the Apple feature to watch their favorite major events with friends.