Despite playing without a bubble during the fall and winter of an unprecedented, the NFL has somehow made it to Super Bowl 55. Championship Sunday saw the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold back the Packers in Green Bay and the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Buffalo Bills at home to advance to their second consecutive Super Bowl.
While some decisions from Sunday’s games will be hotly debated in the coming days – most notably the Packers’ decision to kick a field goal late in the fourth quarter when they are eight times behind ̵
Kickoff for the Super Bowl is set at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT) on CBS. Fortunately for sports fans, there are plenty of ways to get the big game for free, including directly on CBSSports.com and in the CBS Sports app.
Here’s how to watch all the action live without cable.
How can I watch the Super Bowl for free?
Those looking for a free, legal way to watch the Super Bowl this year have plenty of options.
As mentioned above, CBSSports.com will stream the game on its website without the need for pay TV authentication. Mobile apps for CBS Sports, the NFL app and Yahoo Sports will all stream the game for free on phones and tablets as well.
Those who want to watch on a TV can do so with the CBS Sports app on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.
How can I watch the Super Bowl on a live TV streaming service?
This year’s game is on CBS, which is available on mostwith the notable exception of Sling TV.
Exact channels vary based on where you live, but the.
YouTube TV costs $ 65 a month and includes all the channels NFL fans need: CBS, ESPN and NFL Network. Enter your zip code on the Welcome page to find out which local area networks are available in your area.
FuboTV costs $ 65 a month for its Family plan and includes CBS plus ESPN and the NFL Network for tracking all the pre-Super Bowl fun. Click here to see which local channels you get.
Hulu Plus Live TV costs $ 65 a month and includes both CBS and ESPN. Click on the “View channels in your area” link on the welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your zip code. The NFL Network is not available through this service.
AT&T TV’s standard $ 70 per month entertainment package includes both CBS and ESPN. You can use the channel lookup tool to see which local channels are available where you live. You can read more about AT & T’s merger of its AT&T TV and TV Now services here.
With all the above services, you can cancel anytime and you need a solid internet connection. Looking for more information?.
Finally, cord cutters can receive local CBS broadcasts for free.
Do any of the live TV services have free trials?
All of the above services, except AT&T TV, offer free trials. Most – including YouTube TV, FuboTV, Hulu Plus Live TV, and CBS All Access – run for seven days.
Will Super Bowl 55 stream in 4K?
No. Last year’s Super Bowl was broadcast by Fox and is available in 4K HDR, but this year CBS won’t be offering the game in 4K at all. The problem, like everything else, seems to be the pandemic: CBS Sports Digital told CNET it needed to shift its focus to keep more of its operations at bay for this year’s broadcast.
Who will perform at the halftime show?
The Weeknd will be headlining the Pepsi Halftime Show this year.
Where is the game played?
Super Bowl 55 takes place in Tampa Bay at Raymond James Stadium, home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The NFL makes the Super Bowls sites known years in advance, but this year marks the first time that a team hosting the Super Bowl will actually play in the big game.
Are fans allowed?
According to the Tampa Bay Times, Super Bowl 55 will have 22,000 fans in the stands, including 7,500 vaccinated health workers.