German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has taken its OTT service Sky Online aboard the Sony PlayStation 4; the PlayStation 3 will follow shortly.
With the two 1-month tickets Entertainment (€9.99) and Cinema (€14.99), movies, series, children’s programmes and documentaries can be watched on the TV set through the games console. The Sky Supersport 1-day ticket for €14.99 offers access to the Sky football Bundesliga and Sky Sport channels.
The Sky Online app can be installed on the console directly from the PlayStation store while the month or day passes can be signed up for on the Sky Online website.
Sky Online which launched in October 2014 provides access to Sky’s channels without long-term contractual obligation – directly via the internet with no need for cable, satellite or IPTV.
Besides Sony PlayStation, Sky Online apps are available for the iPad and iPhone, selected Android smartphones and tablets, Windows 10 Mobile, Xbox One, smart TV sets from Samsung and LG, Chromecast and the Roku-powered Sky Online TV Box.