How to watch ESPN on Roku?

ESPN is one of the popular live sports channels. If you are a mainstream sports enthusiast then you got no reason to say “No” to an ESPN subscription. It is easily accessible across different platforms, and you can easily watch ESPN on Roku by following the steps below. They are considered a “Worldwide leader in sport” because of the wide variety of streaming services offered. Over the past few years, ESPN has changed the perspective of the people watching sports.

They cover a lot of live sports too, especially college sports. Also, they provide on-demand access to higher streaming qualities. It’s a kind of normal feature but for a live streaming sports channel, it is a bigger deal. The 80% stake of this company is owned by Disney. The streaming platform offers content up to 4K resolution and is available in more than 71 countries and territories across the globe.

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What is Roku?

Roku is a popular internet streaming platform in America. Roku allows you to access and control various streaming services via a single console. It gives you access to over 500K movies and TV programs. It’s a fantastic gizmo that makes a smart TV even smarter. Roku maintains track of previously viewed episodes and sends out reminders when new ones are available. Roku is friendlier than any other contemporary streaming platform because of its basic UI, easy setup and well-organized menus. However, the Roku streaming gadget has certain benefits that enable it to fight fiercely with its rivals.

Roku allows you to download and install favourite channels, which may afterwards be erased. Roku initially struggled to gain traction in the market due to a surplus of competitors, but they are currently making significant progress. According to the poll, Roku has roughly 60.1 million active users in the United States in the fourth quarter of 2021, and this number is continually rising.

In this article, we will guide you on how to add ESPN to your Roku device.

Steps to watch ESPN on Roku

How to create an ESPN account

If You don’t have an ESPN subscription then follow these simple steps to get one.

  1. Select ESPN Plus plan
  2. Fill in payment information.

You are good to go.

How to Add ESPN on Roku devices

  1. Go to Setting
  2. Using a Roku remote open Roku’s Channel Store. ( you can use a web browser also)
  3. Search ESPN Plus.
  4. Click add the channel
  5. Open the app.
  6. Log in to the app using the credentials.
  7. Open Settings(will be available on the right top corner).
  8. Select ‘Subscriptions’,
  9. Click ESPN Plus and enjoy the show.

FAQs about Watching ESPN on Roku

Do all the Roku devices support ESPN?

Given below is the list of ESPN-supported ROKU devices.

Roku LT (2700X/EU), Roku 1, SE (2710X/EU), Roku 2 (2720X/EU), Roku Streaming Stick (3500X/EU), Roku Streaming Stick (3600X), Roku Express (3700X), Roku Express+ (3710X), Roku Streaming Stick (3800X), Roku Streaming Stick+ (3810X), Roku Express (3900X), Roku Express+ (3910X), Roku 3 (4200X/EU), Roku 2 (4210X), Roku 3 (230X), Roku 4 (4400X), Roku Premiere (4620X), Roku Premiere+ (4630X), Roku Ultra (4640X), Roku Ultra (4660X), Roku TV (5000X) 4K, Roku TV (6000X) 4K, Roku TV (7000K), Roku TV (8000X), Roku Premiere (3920X), Roku Premiere+ (3921X), Roku Ultra (4661X) 4K, Roku TV (A000X) 4K, Roku TV (C000X), and Roku Smart Soundbar (9100X).

Make sure you have one of the above-mentioned ROKU devices.

What is the difference between ESPN and ESPN+?

  • Users will have access to ESPN insider content via
  • Soccer fans can take maximum advantage of it because they will provide additional information, special analysis, review, reports from specialists, etc regarding the game.

How much does the ESPN+ subscription cost?

Costs around $7/month and $70/year.

Is ESPN+ available in countries outside the United States?

Currently, no.

Does ESPN+ work with VPN?

Yes. Not all of them. Do enquire before getting a VPN for ESPN. You can choose among the best VPNs for Roku.

It doesn’t provide live streaming of NBA or  NFL games, but they have a wide variety of other sports streaming. They don’t include some of ESPN’s main programming. Also, they lack DVR functionality too. Even though there are no other sports streaming platforms that provide this many facilities at this cheaper price. If you have a friend who is a sports freak then an ESPN subscription is a perfect gift for him/her.

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We hope you have successfully enabled ESPN on the Roku device using our guide. If you have any queries or issues while watching ESPN on ROKU, then do let us know via the comments below.


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