Fox Sports Go Review

  • Provides live sports streaming
  • Large library of highlights and replays
  • Free to download
  • Blackouts apply
  • Only covers regional events
  • Requires an existing live TV subscription

Sports fans cutting the cable TV cord can ensure they never miss another live game in their local area with the FOX Sports GO mobile app. The free app lets users watch regional content through their existing streaming providers, such as AT&T TV Now, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV and YouTube TV.

FOX Sports GO makes it easy for people with a live streaming TV subscription to watch sports events anytime, anywhere and on near-enough any device. From college basketball and soccer to professional baseball and football, the app ensures viewers can enjoy all of their favorite sports content on the go.

What To Watch On FOX Sports GO

FOX Sports GO provides access to regional live sports action. It also has pregame and postgame shows, documentaries and press conferences. FOX Sports GO lets users watch any FOX Sports Network channel included in their streaming subscription, including:

  • Big Ten Network
  • FOX Sports
  • FS1
  • FS2
  • FOX College Sports
  • FOX Deportes
  • FOX Soccer Plus
  • The service also lets viewers enjoy any additional FOX Sports channels they have access to in their region. For example, depending on where they live, they may be able to access several FOX regions, which would allow them to watch a larger number of basketball or football teams.

    Regional streams include games from several major sports popular in the US and some international events. Leagues and sports available through the FOX Sports GO app include:

  • Bundesliga
  • Golf
  • Liga MX
  • Major League Baseball
  • Major League Soccer
  • National Basketball Association
  • National Football League
  • National Hockey League
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association baseball, basketball, football and soccer
  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • FOX Sports GO is not only great for watching live games, but it also helps viewers catch up on missed matches and enjoy old competition footage. The service is packed with additional content in the Highlights and Replay sections, including shows like First Things First, Speak For Yourself, The Herd, The Ultimate Fighter and highlights of events like soccer’s World Cup 2018.

    FOX Sports GO Cost

    The FOX Sports GO app is free to download. However, the price viewers pay to watch content depends on the service provider they choose to stream from. Streaming services range from as little as $30/mo. for Sling TV up to $55/mo. for AT&T TV Now’s PLUS package. fuboTV and Hulu + live TV both cost $54.99/mo. While YouTube TV is $49.99/mo.

    FOX Sports GO User Experience

    The FOX Sports GO mobile app offers a relatively simple user experience that enables viewers to watch live action and replays of older events. It keeps details to a minimum to save on screen space, but it provides information like the show’s original air date in the thumbnail. However, viewers can’t download content to watch on the go.

    At the top of FOX Sports GO’s web interface is a Live Now feature that shows users games and matches currently in progress. Below that, the Featured section promotes the popular games, press conferences and additional content available to subscribers. While at the bottom of the page is an Upcoming section that provides a list of events and games set to broadcast over the next few days.

    Users can also navigate the web player through the Replays section, which leads with Top Replays followed by a list of all games that can be rewatched in full. The Highlights section presents viewers with an easy-to-access grid of recent sporting events on FOX Sports, starting with three automatically selected Top Highlights. All events are organized by date, and users can choose to break down highlights and replays by sport.

    Device Compatibility

    FOX Sports GO is compatible with most browsers and any device that enables users to download the app or stream the service. This includes Amazon Fire, Android and Apple mobile devices, streaming devices like Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku as well as Smart TVs like Apple TV and Google Cast for Android TV. Computer and laptop users can access FOX Sports GO on Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Apple Safari. It’s also available on Xbox One.

    Streaming Quality

    The bandwidth required to stream FOX Sports GO varies depending on the provider that viewers use to access the service. However, it’s likely to require an internet connection with speeds of anywhere between 3 and 10 Mbps.

    If streaming quality is a top priority, then fuboTV may be the best option. It’s the only service on this list that provides 4K streaming. With fuboTV, viewers can enjoy high-definition access to sports-centric channels such as FS1 and Big Ten Network in 4K.

    Choose your provider wisely

    The FOX Sports GO experience depends on viewers’ streaming provider of choice. This decision affects issues like how many profiles viewers can create and the number of simultaneous streams at their disposal. For example, AT&T TV Now enables two simultaneous streams, Hulu + Live TV offers two, Sling TV viewers can watch on between two and four devices at the same time and YouTube TV offers three.

    Can I Cut the Cable TV Cord with FOX Sports Go

    The ability to watch content on FOX Sports GO is reliant on having an existing subscription to a live TV streaming provider. Therefore, the service could be an excellent option for sports fans with a live TV streaming subscription.

    The app is a good resource for accessing regional live sports, highlights and game replays, on any device, at any time and from anywhere. However, it’s worth considering that coverage of some live games may be limited by blackouts.

    Current as of June 2020*

    Malin Curry

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