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Optus Sport is Now Available on PlayStation 5, and Here’s How to Download It

Optus Sport, a group of Australian channels by telecommunications giant Optus, is available now on PlayStation 5.

For soccer-obsessed gamers, this will be music to their ears as they can now watch some of the best football leagues in the world, including the Premier League and Women’s Super League.

Howard Rees, Head of Optus Sport, said: “Optus Sport launching on PlayStation 5 is great timing with the new season of the Women’s Super League now underway, as we continue to follow the journeys of their Matildas heroes, including Sam Kerr (Chelsea FC), Steph Catley (Arsenal), Mackenzie Arnold (West Ham United), Mary Fowler (Manchester City) and many others. I know that there are a lot of Optus Sport customers that have been awaiting the day they can watch their favourite team via their PS5TM, and that day has now arrived.”

Adding to the conversation, Goncalo Fialho, General Manager, Sony Interactive Entertainment, said: “We are delighted to offer Australian access to even more live entertainment on their PlayStation 5 consoles through our expanding relationship with Optus Sport. PlayStation has long been the best place to play, and now, PS5 owners can also enjoy the best in football via the Optus Sport app – furthering our commitment to providing Australians with the ultimate entertainment experience.

How to Download The Optus Sport App on PlayStation 5

For those wondering how they can download the Optus Sport App on their PlayStation 5, we’ve got you covered. Here are all the details for downloading the app in Australia.

  1. Turn on your PlayStation and switch to the Media tab at the top left of the home screen.
  2. Navigate to the far left icon called “All Apps.”
  3. Find Optus Sport in the “Video and music apps” section. This list is alphabetical.
  4. Download the App. It should be around 30MB
  5. Start the App and Log in to start watching on your PlayStation 5.

You must also make sure that your PlayStation Store location is set to Australia.

Screenshot of media section on PlayStation 5

How Much is an Optus Sport Subscription?

A subscription to Optus Sport has two subscriptions, one for those who are active Optus customers and those who aren’t.

If you are classified as an eligible Optus customer, you can purchase an Optus Sport subscription for AU$6.99 / month via Optus SubHub. However, for those who don’t use Optus as their mobile phone or home internet solution, an Optus Sport subscription will set you back AU$24.99 / month.


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