Now (which dropped the ‘TV’ part of its name in March 2021 following a rebrand) has lengthy been the go-to possibility for Sky content material with out the necessity for tying oneself to a prolonged contract.
Regardless of the marginally complicated title change, Now could be (now) a prime possibility for dipping into some nice premium TV, reminiscent of Sky Motion pictures and Sky Sports activities content material with out being locked right into a 12 or 18-month deal.
The perfect bit? It would not must value the earth. In reality, a few of these little passes value next-to-nothing – so long as you deploy our helpful tips about trials, passes and voucher codes.
We have defined all beneath, together with the way it works, methods to get it and the way a lot it prices.
All arrange and prepared for offers? See the highest offers beneath, pal.
Prime Now offers September/October 2021
Now (previously Now TV) is a streaming service that gives Sky content material with out the necessity for a contract or a satellite tv for pc dish. It brings you the flicks, reveals and sports activities you need, whenever you need. All it is advisable get began is an web connection and a suitable machine. You possibly can watch on a great deal of units, together with tablets, smartphones and video games consoles, plus Now’s very personal Good Stick.
Because of this not solely are you able to watch with out being tied right into a prolonged deal, it’s also possible to watch in areas the place you possibly can’t get Sky due to planning restrictions on having a dish.
It is delivered over the web, so so long as you may have a half-decent broadband connection, you possibly can watch Now.
How do you get Now?
It is easy. You simply want a suitable internet-connected machine, and a Now account. These units might be sensible TVs, streaming bins (like those beneath), smartphones or tablets.
Upon getting an account, you simply select which Now Go you need to purchase. You should buy greater than one by one, and you may chop and alter every month.
So, if there isn’t any sport you need to watch this month, you possibly can merely not purchase the Now Sports activities Month Go and save your self a bit of cash. Mainly, with Now you want solely pay for what you propose to really watch.
What Now streaming units can be found?
Now sometimes gives stick bundle offers, which means you will get the stick plus a one or two-month TV move – and you might save as much as 35 per cent within the course of. Beforehand, we have seen the Now stick bundled along with a two-month Leisure move; a whopping saving. Nothing doing proper now, (actually, they’re offered out on the time of writing) however do verify the hyperlink to see if offers are stay.
The Now Good Stick alone is often £24.99 at Now, however different on-line retailers (like those beneath) typically provide reductions.
The Now Good Field sits beneath your TV, and may show reveals and movies in 4K, although that is at present restricted to Netflix and YouTube. Because of this stay TV in 4K and Sky Sports activities in 4K is off the menu with this selection – though it is without doubt one of the most reasonably priced 4K streamers available on the market.
Bear in mind although, you do not truly want both machine to observe Now in your TV, as most sensible TVs can entry Now TV by an app on their sensible TV platforms.
Now you are all arrange, a Now move is in your future. Let’s discover you one… now.
Think about Now Increase to up your Sky streaming sport
Earlier than we proceed although, some essential information: Now was as soon as restricted to 720p HD. However that was earlier than Now Boost. Consider it as an add-on that allows you to add Full 1080p HD, Dolby 5.1 Encompass Sound (offered your TV and residential cinema setup helps it) plus three simultaneous streams directly.
You possibly can cancel it at any time, and also you solely want pay as soon as to make use of Now Increase with all of your energetic Now Month Passes.
Now Increase prices £5 per thirty days, however you possibly can at present bolt it on to a seven-day free trial of any of Now’s particular person passes to strive it out for no further cost.
Now Leisure Passes
This often prices £9.99 a month and offers you entry to eight Sky channels (together with Sky One, Sky Atlantic and Sky Arts) and 13 channels in complete, together with Comedy Central, MTV, Gold and Nationwide Geographic. You additionally recover from 300 field units to select from, together with glorious Sky Originals, plus over 1000 episodes of youngsters TV. Want a brand new box-set habit? Now Leisure is the place to catch Sky One’s Manifest, streaming till seventh November 2021.
Wish to take a look at drive what’s on provide without cost? You are in luck: Now could be providing free seven-day trial passes for its Cinema and Leisure choices, they usually’ll bundle Increase (often £5) in without cost throughout your trial interval, too. These passes will auto-renew – incurring these subscription charges – after seven days except cancelled, however you are unlikely to overlook about them after every week. Perhaps set a reminder for your self, simply in case.
And that is not all! Examine Leisure, Sky Cinema and Increase out for half-price with the deal beneath…
Now Cinema Passes
If movies are your bag, it is advisable take a look at the Now Cinema Go. It prices £9.99 a month, and offers you over 1,000 motion pictures on-demand from Sky Cinema – together with Keanu Reeves in Invoice & Ted Face the Music, which is streaming till 25th August 2022. With a brand new premiere each single day of the 12 months, the library is rising quick.
Just like the Leisure Go, you possibly can join a free seven-day trial together with Increase (which means Full 1080p HD decision the place out there, plus three folks can watch on the similar time). However once more, you will be charged the complete whack of £14.99 per thirty days (£9.99 for Now Cinema, £5 for Now Increase) afterwards except you cancel it, so it is smart to maintain your account particulars shut handy.
And there is a candy deal that luggage you 50 per cent off Sky Cinema for six months beneath…
Now Sports activities Go
This one at present is available in two choices (or three for those who’re including the brand new Increase function for Full 1080p HD, Dolby 5.1 Encompass Sound – offered your TV and residential cinema setup helps it – plus three simultaneous streams directly.)
The Sports activities Day Go commonly prices £9.99 and offers you entry to all 11 Sky Sports activities channels, for sooner or later solely. Which means, if there have been one huge match or occasion you needed to see, you might simply pay for that sooner or later and never must shell out for the remainder of the month.
For the Month Go, you will usually pay £33.99, but it surely’s all the time essential to verify for offers – we’ll listing any we see. At present, for those who purchase the month p ass, Now could be throwing in Increase (Full HD and surround-sound streaming if your private home cinema setup helps it, plus you possibly can stream on three units directly) without cost.
Now used to supply a Sky Sports activities mobile-only move for £5.99 per thirty days (for viewers content material to observe on smaller transportable screens), and whereas this service is not at present out there by itself, the deal beneath signifies that for those who purchase a day move for £9.99, you will get a complete month of cellular viewing without cost!
Now Hayu Go
For greater than 8000 episodes of actuality TV, take a look at the Hayu Go. It deliver reveals like Preserving Up With the Kardashians, World of Dance, The Easy Life, Actual Housewives of New York and extra.
It too has a free seven-day trial, after which it prices £4.99 a month.
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