Amazon has signed a multi-year cope with the Girls’s Nationwide Basketball Affiliation that may see it stream video games stay on Prime Video, the WNBA has announced. The partnership contains unique world streaming rights for 16 common season WNBA video games plus the inaugural Commissioner’s Cup championship recreation slated for August twelfth at Phoenix Suns Enviornment.
The deal marks Amazon’s first foray into professional basketball after streaming common season Major League Baseball, NFL and MLS video games. The video games shall be accessible in most Prime Video markets, sadly excluding China, Japan, the UK, Italy, Spain, Finland, and Germany.
As a part of its Amazon deal, the league simply announced the Commissioner’s Cup, with a championship recreation that “would be the fruits of the WNBA’s first annual, in-season competitors.” Amazon will stream 9 of the video games that characteristic within the competitors, then the championship recreation “shall be introduced solely on Prime Video on August twelfth,” in accordance with the league.
WNBA video games are also streaming on Twitter, Fb and Paramount+ this summer season, and the league is working with Google on its “Changemakers” advertising initiative. It additionally gives video games by itself WNBA League Pass service. Amazon now opens up much more video games for viewing — to see the 2021 recreation schedule on Prime Video, examine here.
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