CORONAVIRUS

NFL Gamepass free for fans during coronavirus outbreak

The National Football League have offered all footage of previous seasons free of charge for users for a numbers of months during coronavirus scare.

NFL Gamepass free for fans during coronavirus outbreak
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The NFL have announced that they will make NFL Gamepass free until May 31st for American viewers. Starting on Thursday, it will be free to view for international viewers until July 31st due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The current crisis is likely to keep people in their homes for the foreseeable future and several companies have made the move to ease people's boredom. Football Manager announced it would be free to download until March 26th.

"A digital product available across multiple platforms and devices, NFL Game Pass offers an extensive library of football programming for fans. This includes access to past regular and postseason NFL games, previous seasons of award-winning NFL Films series such as Hard Knocks and A Football Life, and exclusive NFL Game Pass Film Sessions with some of the league's star players and coaches," the NFL said.

The news will be welcome by those in Spain and Italy who are currently in lockdown. The Spanish government announced a state of alarm and told people not to leave their homes unless absolutely necessary. Italy has in lockdown too after the virus hit it's shores and spread rapidly.