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Optus Sport Brings World’s Best Football to PlayStation 5

Optus Sport is the exclusive home of the Premier League and Women’s Super League in Australia, as well as other top football competitions such as La Liga, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Conference League. Optus Sport also offers original content, such as documentaries, podcasts, and shows, that cover the latest news and insights in football.

With Optus Sport launching on PlayStation 5, football fans can now enjoy watching their favourite teams and players on a bigger screen, with enhanced graphics and sound quality. PlayStation 5 also offers features such as fast loading, adaptive triggers, and haptic feedback, that can enhance the gaming experience for users.

Howard Rees, Head of Optus Sport, said: “Optus Sport launching on PlayStation 5 is great timing with the new season of the Women’s Super League now underway, as we continue to follow the journeys of their Matildas heroes, including Sam Kerr, Steph Catley, Mackenzie Arnold, Mary Fowler and many others. I know that there are a lot of Optus Sport customers that have been awaiting the day they can watch their favourite team via their PS5, and that day has now arrived.”

Optus Sport Brings World’s Best Football to PlayStation 5

PlayStation 5 Offers More Live Entertainment Options for Users

PlayStation 5 is the latest generation of gaming consoles from Sony Interactive Entertainment, that was launched in November 2020. PlayStation 5 offers a range of features and benefits for users, such as:

  • Ultra-high-speed SSD: Users can enjoy faster loading times for games and apps, as well as smoother performance and transitions.
  • Ray tracing: Users can experience realistic lighting and shadows in games, as well as reflections and sound effects that match the environment.
  • 4K-TV gaming: Users can play games in stunning 4K resolution on compatible TVs, with up to 120 frames per second for smooth gameplay.
  • HDR technology: Users can enjoy vibrant and lifelike colours in games and apps that support HDR technology.
  • Tempest 3D AudioTech: Users can immerse themselves in soundscapes that match the game world, with headphones or TV speakers.
  • Haptic feedback: Users can feel the impact of their actions in games, with dynamic vibrations from the DualSense wireless controller.
  • Adaptive triggers: Users can experience varying levels of resistance and tension in games, with the adaptive triggers on the DualSense wireless controller.

PlayStation 5 also offers access to a variety of entertainment apps and services, such as Netflix, YouTube, Spotify, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, and now Optus Sport. Users can easily switch between games and apps with the user-friendly interface and voice control features.

Goncalo Fialho, General Manager of Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia & New Zealand said: “We are delighted to offer Australian access to even more live entertainment on their PlayStation 5 consoles through our expanding relationship with Optus Sport. PlayStation has long been the best place to play and now, PS5 owners can also enjoy the best in football via the Optus Sport app furthering our commitment to providing Australians with the ultimate entertainment experience.”

How to Get Optus Sport on PlayStation 5

To get Optus Sport on PlayStation 5, users need to have an Optus Sport subscription and a PlayStation Network account. Users can then download the Optus Sport app from the PlayStation Store on their console. Once downloaded, users can sign in with their Optus Sport credentials and start streaming live or on-demand football matches and content.

Optus Sport subscriptions are available for $6.99 per month for eligible Optus customers via Optus SubHub. Non-Optus customers can also subscribe to Optus Sport for $24.99 per month. Optus Sport also offers a free trial for new customers who sign up via its website.

Optus Sport is also available on other devices and platforms, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktops, smart TVs (Samsung TV models from 2016 onwards), Apple TV (4th generation onwards), Fetch TV (Gen2 onwards), Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite (2020 model), Chromecast (2nd generation onwards), Android TV (OS version 7.0 onwards), Xbox One (Xbox One S onwards), Xbox Series X|S (2020 models), Telstra TV (1st generation onwards), Foxtel Now Box (2017 model), Vodafone TV (2018 model), LG Smart TVs (2019 models onwards) and Sony Smart TVs (2019 models onwards).

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