Apple and Major League Soccer announced Wednesday that MLS Season Pass will debut February 1, 2023 on the Apple TV app.
The new MLS streaming service will be available to fans in more than 100 countries and regions and include every live MLS regular-season games, the entire postseason, and the Leagues Cup without any local broadcast blackouts or restrictions.
All matches will be available on devices through the Apple TV app on Apple devices, smart TVs, streaming devices, set-top boxes, and gaming consoles and online at tv.apple.com, giving MLS its largest global audience ever.
The launch of MLS Season Pass kicks off a 10-year partnership between Major League Soccer and Apple, which the two companies announced back in June.
“There isn’t a more perfect time to introduce MLS Season Pass, coming off the heels of the most dramatic MLS Cup in history and with MLS as the fastest-growing soccer league in the world,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s svp of Services, in a statement. “We’re counting down the days to February 2023 when fans everywhere can enjoy MLS Season Pass on billions of devices — all with no blackouts.”
MLS commissioner Don Garber added, “We could not be more excited to bring our fans MLS Season Pass, a new home for all MLS matches and a wide variety of league and club content they can’t get anywhere else. We have the most engaged and passionate fans in sports, and now they’ll have every match everywhere with MLS Season Pass.”
All MLS and Leagues Cup games, as well as hundreds of MLS NEXT Pro and MLS NEXT games throughout the season, will be included in the programming lineup on MLS Season Pass.
The MLS Season Pass will also include an exclusive live match whip-around show throughout match days in addition to game replays, highlights, and analysis.
Starting Feb. 1, 2023, fans can purchase an MLS Season Pass subscription through the Apple TV app for $14.99 per month during the season or $99 for the entire season. Apple TV+ customers can join up for the service at a discounted rate of $12.99 per month and $79 for the entire season.
In addition to the MLS Season Pass announcement, MLS announced Wednesday that 2023 expansion club St. Louis CITY SC has unveiled its jerseys for the inaugural season of the club and provided the first look of the Apple TV sleeve patch. All 29 clubs will have the Apple TV patch in a different color, with the rest of the clubs’ jerseys to be shared in the weeks leading up to the start of the 2023 MLS season.