Two years of teasing and Now lastly did it – in case you have not heard, now you can stream (most of) your favorite Now TV content material in HD.
It is all because of the streaming platform’s Now TV Increase bolt-on, which you’ll be able to add to your Sky Cinema, Leisure, Sky Sports activities, or Youngsters Go.
This does come at an additional price nonetheless, as you will must pay an additional £three on high of your chosen go – which means that for those who’re paying £eight.99 in your Leisure go, the HD high quality would push your complete to £11.99 a month.
However provided that Now TV lets you get a free trial of its passes (aside from the Sky Sports activities) although and the Increase improve comes with a free trial, too – you might at all times simply strive it after which cancel to see what it is like.
Now TV Increase | £three a month
That is supreme for anybody who needs to entry Sky TV channels with out committing to an extended and annoying contract or subscription and you do not wish to compromise on the standard of your image. Meaning your alternative of world class sport, a brand new film premiere each day and a number of the most sensible field units on the market now in 1080p.
Is the Now TV Increase any good?
Whereas we have been ready to see 1080p streaming on Now TV for fairly a while now and are actually completely happy it has now arrived, there are some caveats to concentrate on. For starters, it would not really feel like terrific worth for cash as your channel choices are restricted (see beneath) and you might get Netflix in HD for simply £eight.99 a month or Amazon Prime Video in HD (which is included in Amazon Prime) which can solely price you £7.99 a month.
The function is simply obtainable on Sky Sports activities channels, Leisure besides Fox and Gold, all Sky Cinema channels and all youngsters channels aside from Cartoonito and Nickelodeon. So Hayu is not included in there, if actuality TV is your factor.
And for those who’re someone who does extra watching in your cell or pill than your TV, we’re afraid to say that Now TV’s cell app is not included within the checklist of supported units. So you will be caught with plain previous 720p.
“The dearth of Full HD 1080p streaming has been one thing of a humiliation for Now TV for years now (Sport of Thrones regarded terrible), so it is nice to see HD lastly being added,” mentioned Brendan Griffiths, Editor in Chief for E-commerce at our sister-site GamesRadar
“Nevertheless it not being a free improve although is an actual slap within the face for subscribers. Now TV’s particular person streaming subs had been already amongst the most costly within the UK and got here with a number of the smallest libraries of content material too. Disney Plus might be providing HD and 4K for one low-cost value within the UK quickly and Now TV will possible be the primary sub most viewers will drop over Netflix and Amazon Prime.”