Titled Friday Night Baseball, the games will be available to stream live in Australia on Saturday.
Apple and Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced Friday night baseballa weekly double-header with live pre- and post-game shows that will be available to fans in eight countries on Apple TV+ from the start of the regular season.
Fans can tune in to two games on Saturdays (as per the US Eastern and Pacific Daylight Times Friday Nights) during the regular season, available on Apple TV+.
Fans will be able to watch big-name games on all devices where Apple TV+ can be found, including the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV 4K and HD, and tv.apple.com/ au, as well as some smart TVs and game consoles. Friday night baseball (airing in Australia on Saturdays) will be available on Apple TV+ – and, for a limited time, without the need for a subscription.
Peter SternApple’s vice president of services said:
“Like all baseball fans, we can’t wait for the season to open.
“Baseball holds a special place in the hearts of so many Apple customers, not just in the United States, but in many countries around the world. We are proud to make Apple TV+ the home of great baseball moments throughout throughout the season.
Noah’s GardenMLB Chief Revenue Officer, said:
“Apple is the perfect partner to bring ‘Friday Night Baseball’ to fans around the world.
“From milestones such as the launch of At Bat on the first day of the App Store in 2008 to the integration of Apple technology into ballparks across the country, this robust new gaming package is the next perfect collaboration in our long history of bringing innovative, quality content to our fans.With national availability and international reach, MLB on Apple TV+ offers an exciting new platform for fans that allows a wider audience to connect. connect to the game.”
Friday night baseball will be available on Apple TV+ in the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, South Korea and the United Kingdom, and will expand to other countries in the future.
Apple and MLB will also provide enhanced league and team coverage so fans can easily follow the league or their favorite teams in Apple News, with the ability to watch highlights directly in the News app.