This morning, the official WatchESPN app in Google Play was given a major update, which cleans up the UI in a big way and also brings Monday Night Football action to tablet users.
As soon as you open the app, you will see that the it now follows the Android design guidelines, and a full hamburger menu has been added to the left side. From the new menu, you can access all of your scores, news on favorite teams, as well as access to live feeds for special events. According to the VP of WatchESPN, the app has been completely reimagined from both a visual layout and content standpoint. In essence, it’s a brand new app for sports fans.
You can grab the latest update right from Google Play starting right now.
New WatchESPN App for Android Devices Now Available Free to Download
Adds access to Monday Night Football on Android tablets, ESPN.com on-demand clips
Android users that enjoy sports at home and on the go with WatchESPN will now be able to download a major update to the app for smartphones and tablets in the Google Play store. It includes additional content, performance enhancements and design elements native to the Android platform.
“The new WatchESPN app for Android has been completely reimagined from both a visual layout and content standpoint,” said Damon Phillips, Vice President, WatchESPN & ESPN3. “It now offers utility for all sports fans that visit the app with the addition of ESPN.com video clips and highlights. Additionally, newly optimized features and enhancements for Android allow for a more visually compelling viewing experience – which is perfect for an event like Monday Night Football on WatchESPN via a tablet device.”
The latest WatchESPN app for Android gives authenticated fans access to Monday Night Football live on their tablet devices starting with Monday’s Miami Dolphins vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Veterans Day matchup. The new app also introduces ESPN.com on-demand clips surrounding the latest news and must see videos featured prominently on the app homepage and accessible to all sports fans. Live access to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS and ESPN Goal Line/Buzzer Beater will continue to be made available to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider, featuring live events from the NBA, MLB, college football, college basketball and more.