A Bundesliga-Pass will be available “in certain markets” come 2020/21, the DFL announced at their general assembly on Wednesday.
The monthly “Bundesliga-Pass” is planned to launch for the 2020/21 season and will cost $7.99.
The so-called over the top streaming service will include all games plus the simulcast, known as Konferenz, and will be available outside of Germany. However, it is not yet clear from which countries exactly Bundesliga fans will be able to stream matches.
Some screenshots from 'Bundesliga Pass' international OTT video shown by DFL at its general assembly. A service provisionally priced at $7.99 per month. Provides league with increased leverage in rights negotiations. Full story herehttps://t.co/wne7WFrjOL#BundesligaPass pic.twitter.com/h2c7RAwQwj— Martin Ross (@martingrantross) August 23, 2019
Bundesliga fans have long demanded a League Pass similar to what the NFL, NBA and MLB offer. DFL CEO Christian Seifter let the reluctance of the German Football League shine through when added: “If needed in certain markets, not our preferred option.”
Although not officially confirmed yet, in the United States FOX are to lose their Bundesliga rights at the end of the 2019/20 season. The German topflight will reportedly move to ESPN+ with the start of the 2020/21 season.