ESPN+ is increasing the monthly price of the service by 17% from $5.99 to $6.99 a month beginning on August 13th. The news comes exactly one year after raising the price from their launch price of $4.99. A full year subscription will go up to $69.99 a year, up $10 from the last annual price hike in January 2021.
You can lock in the $59.99 pricing for another year if you sign-up prior to the August 13th price hike.
Both the price of UFC PPV fights and Disney Bundle of $14.99 a month (which includes Disney+ and Hulu), will remain unchanged. In January, UFC PPV fights increased from $64.99 to $69.99 per fight, while the Disney Bundle increase to $13.99 a month in March.
The news comes just a few months ahead of the services new deal with the NHL, which will include NHL.TV as part of the subscription.
The new deal will see NHL.TV shuttered, with the entire out-of-market package included in the base ESPN+ subscription. At $6.99 a month, or $69.99 a year – that will save you $50+ per season as compared to a NHL.TV subscription which cost $116 for the last full NHL season.
ESPN+ launched in April 2018 and at the outset included a slate of college sports and international sports leagues. As of March, the streaming service had over 13.8 million subscribers.
ESPN+ is a live TV streaming service that gives access to thousands of live sporting events, original shows like Peyton’s Place, the entire library of 30 for 30, E:60, The Last Dance, as well exclusive written analysis from top ESPN insiders.
The service can be subscribed for $9.99 / month per month or annually for $99.99 / year.
You will get a daily out-of-market game from MLB, and every out-of-market NHL with NHL Power Play (previously NHL.TV). For NFL Fans, they have an exclusive NFL game, and simulcast select Monday Football games.
The service has some of the most attractive soccer coverage including Bundesliga, LaLiga, FA Cup, UEFA Nations League, EFL Championship, EFL Carabao Cup, Eredevise and more.
College sports fans will be able to watch thousands of games and events including football, basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, track & field, gymnastics, swimming & diving, lacrosse, wrestling, volleyball, golf, and more.
For boxing and UFC fans, the service offers Top Rank boxing and will be the home of 15 exclusive UFC events.
ESPN+ now includes exclusive insights from analysts like Mel Kiper and Todd McShay (which used to be part of ESPN Insider), as well as premium Fantasy Tools & PickCenter.