SBS is offering a range of ways for sports fans to see the FIFA World Cup in Russia from 14 June to 15 July. Fans can access SBS’s coverage from voice alerts to a 360° VR experience.
Official 2018 FIFA World Cup App
Get closer to the world game with new a MatchCast experience in. Five cameras on the pitch including a Cable Cam and new mosaic stream puts audiences right on the field. This allows users to follow their favourite teams and players. Multi-angle content from over 35 cameras surrounding the pitch means football fans can watch replays and highlights from every angle.
Highlights and SBS’s 25 matches will be available within the app live, free and in HD to all users, while the other 39 matches will be available in full to Optus Sports subscribers.
2018 FIFA World Cup App features:
- Live matches and replays
- Multi-camera angles
- Highlights of all 64 matches
- The latest news from Russia
- Interactive match centre and statistics
- SBS Radio live in multiple languages
- Daily Podcasts
- Enhanced viewing functionality
- Airplay and Chromecast capabilities
Apple advise iPhone, iPad, Apple TV App, Apple Watch and HomePod users can
- Ask Siri for scores, stats, team rosters and schedules
- Download soccer-themed apps and games from the App Store
- Keep up with tournament news on a curated section of Apple News
- Browse “The Beautiful Game” editorial collections in Apple Podcasts
- Share your spirit by creating Clips videos with new soccer-themed graphics including animated stickers, labels and posters with customisable text
- Listen to World Cup playlists on Apple Music tailored by country
2018 FIFA World Cup VR app.
Live 180°, and 210° super wide-angle views capture all the action. And 360° on-demand content puts you right on the pitch for those nail-biting penalty shoot-outs and match-saving goals. The FIFA World Cup VR app is available for iOS and Android devices and compatible with Samsung GearVR and Sony PlayStation devices.
SBS World Game website will stream all 25 SBS games live.
It provides the latest scores, video highlights breaking news and analysis from all 64 games. It also has a detailed, interactive match centre that will constantly be updated with results and fixtures throughout Russia in 2018.
SBS On Demand
All SBS matches and the FIFA World Cup Today highlights show will be streamed live on SBS On Demand. Stay awake ahead of late games with SBS On Demand’s premium content selection of more than 6,000 hours of international sport, movies, dramas and docos and more.
All 64 matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup with live commentary in multiple languages and a daily The World Game podcast sharing all the action from Russia.
SBS is making it even easier to stay on the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with voice-activated SBS FIFA World Cup updates for Amazon Alexa from The World Game.
Add SBS The World Game to your Alexa flash briefing for an update on all the action overnight with a look ahead to the matches scheduled each day. To access the new 2018 FIFA World Cup updates, visit the Alexa App to search for “World Cup” and enable the “SBS FIFA World Cup skill.”