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Topic # 148599 24-Jun-2014 14:50
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Does anyone else on these forums watch NFL content via the Game Pass website or apps here in NZ? As of today it looks like the free ride is over.

Up until today I had been enjoying free access to NFL Game Pass content. This afternoon I have hit a subscription pay wall for the first time. Are there any other Game Pass viewers who can confirm the content is now behind a pay wall for them and it's not just me being penalised for watching it too much.

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  Reply # 1073498 24-Jun-2014 15:10
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I think I had that prior to the last season and then it suddenly was free again. See what happens again this season.

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  Reply # 1073501 24-Jun-2014 15:15
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im surprised it lasted this long. oh well back to searching the net for streams, cant afford $200 plus for all the games.




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  Reply # 1073511 24-Jun-2014 15:34
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yep. paywall for me too. US$200 pretty steep, NHL was US$99 for the whole season plus playoffs. tried going through the netherlands as it was free there last season too, but looks like it will be US$200 worldwide (or equivalent local currency). NBA league pass was quite steep too ~NZ$300 for the season, but it was cheaper using a vpn through india. doesn't look like it's the case with the NFL.

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  Reply # 1073522 24-Jun-2014 15:45
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I checked the NFL site going through USA and found it a lot cheaper. To watch all games including playoffs and superbowl on game rewind  is only $69 a year. While just following one team is $29.00 to watch replays of all their games. Live prices are not out yet.




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  Reply # 1073538 24-Jun-2014 16:02
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vexxxboy: I checked the NFL site going through USA and found it a lot cheaper. To watch all games including playoffs and superbowl on game rewind  is only $69 a year. While just following one team is $29.00 to watch replays of all their games. Live prices are not out yet.


https://gamepass.nfl.com/nflgp/secure/packages live prices are here



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  Reply # 1073541 24-Jun-2014 16:06
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IMHO the price is not too bad given the features. Obviously the $0 I paid previously was much better value!

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  Reply # 1073543 24-Jun-2014 16:13
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$259.99 purchasing through the app while the US$199 is about NZ$230 at the moment. if you buy the enough itunes cards at 2x$20 for $30 the $260 works out to be $195.

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  Reply # 1073546 24-Jun-2014 16:21
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Oh god this is sad news.  I loved game pass.  I even had it installed in XBMC - it was fantastic.

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  Reply # 1073778 24-Jun-2014 22:34
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That sucks, I only watched the occasional game so not shelling out that much. I pay 99usd for nhl game centre about 125nzd at the time which seems reasonable. No point trying to over charge, if I wanted to be ripped of I'd just get sky

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  Reply # 1073907 25-Jun-2014 08:32
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Yeah I'm not going to subscribe at those prices considering most games are played when I'm at work.  I'll revert to highlights, dodgy streams and internet radio commentary.

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  Reply # 1073919 25-Jun-2014 08:47
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BigMal: Yeah I'm not going to subscribe at those prices considering most games are played when I'm at work.  I'll revert to highlights, dodgy streams and internet radio commentary.


if you dont mind just watching replays of all your favourite team's games , then its only $29.00 a year. You have to be in the USA but thats easy.




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  Reply # 1073921 25-Jun-2014 08:49
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And then there's Sommet Sports. Hopefully they pick up the 2014 season also.

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  Reply # 1073930 25-Jun-2014 09:02
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vexxxboy:
BigMal: Yeah I'm not going to subscribe at those prices considering most games are played when I'm at work.  I'll revert to highlights, dodgy streams and internet radio commentary.


if you dont mind just watching replays of all your favourite team's games , then its only $29.00 a year. You have to be in the USA but thats easy.


Do you need a VPN or does a DNS unblocker work?

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  Reply # 1073934 25-Jun-2014 09:05
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BigMal:
vexxxboy:
BigMal: Yeah I'm not going to subscribe at those prices considering most games are played when I'm at work.  I'll revert to highlights, dodgy streams and internet radio commentary.


if you dont mind just watching replays of all your favourite team's games , then its only $29.00 a year. You have to be in the USA but thats easy.


Do you need a VPN or does a DNS unblocker work?


i just watch it through the PC, so i just use Hola. Havent signed up yet but im thinking if i can do it with Netflix , then this should be fine.




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  Reply # 1074512 25-Jun-2014 19:41
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I think we were so so lucky. I certainly appriciated the free season we had.
Maybe it was a sneaky ploy to get us all hooked

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