MLS Season Pass launches today: all you need to know
All you need to know about the Season Pass, the new Apple-MLS subscription streaming service that unlocks access to the forthcoming 2023 MLS season.
As of today (1 February), MLS fans worldwide can sign up for the new MLS Season Pass, a subscription service that allows viewers to stream every 2023 MLS and Leagues Cup game live on Apple TV. The service is set to launch in over 100 markets and is the start of a joint venture between the league and the tech giant.
How much will MLS Season Pass cost?
MLS Season Pass will cost $14.99 per month or $99 per season but Apple TV+ subscribers can secure the MLS streaming service at a discounted price of $12.99 per month or $79 per season.
Where can you use MLS Season Pass?
You’ll be able to watch MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app, which can be downloaded to most internet-connected devices such as smartphones, tablets, computers, smart TVs and games consoles. If you’re not sure whether you can get the Apple TV app, check out this list of compatible devices.
An alternative to the app is to access Apple TV on the website tv.apple.com but MLS Season Pass is not available on Android Phone/Tablet devices
What languages will MLS games be available in?
All games will be broadcast in English and Spanish, and matches involving Canadian teams (Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal) will also come with the option of following French-language coverage.
When does the 2023 MLS season start?
Major League Soccer have confirmed that the 2023 season will run between Saturday, 25 February and Saturday, 21 October with no post-season dates as yet confirmed.
The season opener sees Nashville SC host NYFC with a kick off at 4:30pm (ET).
What is the Leagues Cup?
The new CONCACAF competition will take place from July 21-Aug. 19 at MLS stadiums in the U.S. and Canada and three teams from the Leagues Cup will qualify for the 2024 CONCACAF Champions League.
The 15 groups were announced recently for the 2023 Leagues Cup which will feature all 47 clubs from both MLS and Liga MX.
The competition is also covered by the Season Pass.