Why every soccer fan needs to buy an Apple TV

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One of the topics that often comes up in the comments section is about devices. Which one is the best? How reliable is it? How much does it cost, etcetera? We’ve taken the input from you, the readers, as well as our first-hand experience. As a result, here’s why we believe every soccer fan needs to buy an Apple TV.

At World Soccer Talk, we’ve been using a combination of streaming devices for years. Everything from a Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast and even an Xfinity Flex. If we go further back in history, we were also one of the first ones to use the FLO TV and ITVN streaming devices.

Every year, we watch more than 1,000 soccer games. As a result, we have real world experience seeing which devices offer the best quality and reliability.

While we love Roku and Amazon Fire TV, there is only one winner for soccer fans. It’s the Apple TV.

Taking the confusion out of the name

Naming products has never been a strong suit for Apple. For instance, Apple TV is not a TV. Subsequently, Apple TV is not the same as Apple’s streaming service Apple TV+. To avoid any confusion, we will explain what it all means.

Apple TV+’s streaming service is the one that features Ted Lasso, as well as a host of other original movies and shows. You don’t need an Apple device to watch their original programming. To think of it another way, Apple TV+ is just like HBO Max, Disney+, Netflix or any other streaming service.

Conversely, Apple TV is a streaming device. You don’t need Apple TV+ to use it. With Apple TV, you can plug it in, hook it up to your TV or monitor, and then add the apps you love.

It’s important to add that you don’t have to be in the Apple ecosystem to use Apple TV. For example, I have an Android phone, but when it comes to watching games, AppleTV is what I turn to.

Reasons to buy an Apple TV

While there is nothing wrong with Roku, Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV devices, Apple TV is in a completely different league.

Here are some of the reasons why:

Firstly, Apple TV has two killer features for ESPN+ and fuboTV subscribers. For instance, ESPN+ subscribers can watch up to 4 games at once with Multicast. Subsequently, you can watch up to four games at once too with fuboTV. Those two features are not available on Roku or Amazon Fire TV devices.

In particular, ESPN+’s Multicast is life-changing for soccer fans. With ESPN+ having so many rights to leagues from around the world, you can watch Bundesliga games at the same time as La Liga, Championship, FA Cup, etcetera. In another example, watch MLS and USL games at the same time on the same screen during the evenings.

With fuboTV’s MultiView, you can watch several Premier League games at once, for example.

Secondly, you can multi-task where you can have multiple apps open and switch between them.

Thirdly, Apple TV features easily integrates with other services all inside the app. For instance, the Apple TV App on the device aggregates all of the popular streaming services and cable TV providers together. Also, the App recommends what shows to watch next from your favorite streaming services. Examples include Disney+, HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and more.

Finally, Apple TV is built on a powerful operating system called tvOS. That allows app builders to add features that are otherwise not available on other devices.

Experience the difference

There’s no doubt that Apple TV is the ultimate streaming device for soccer fans. It leverages the enhanced technology inside the Apple TV device. And it makes it easier to watch as many of your favorite games.

With Apple TV, you get what you pay for. Yes, it is more expensive than the comparable streaming devices. However, the difference is in front of your eyes. In fact, we only brushed over a few of the reasons why soccer fans should buy an Apple TV. Once you use the device, you’ll experience all of the other benefits. Picture quality and audio quality are just two of the many other differentiators.

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