Support XFINITY TV About ESPN3


Learn more about the online service that broadcasts thousands of live games and events each year.

Get in the Game

Harnessing the quality ESPN has built through its TV networks, ESPN3’s broadband network delivers online sports programming through a rich, interactive and easy-to-use experience. A majority of the events are exclusive to ESPN3, while others are broadband-enhanced versions of games from one of ESPN's TV networks.

Each year ESPN3 delivers thousands of live games and events like College Football and Basketball, NBA, MLB, The Masters and U.S. Open Golf, all four Grand Slam tennis tournaments and more. Plus you get a fully interactive experience with real time in-game stats and scoreboards and live chat.

How to Get ESPN3

You need to have an XFINITY Internet subscription (any level of service) or have an XFINITY TV package that includes the ESPN channel to get ESPN3.

Accessing ESPN3

ESPN3 can be viewed online via WatchESPN at or XFINITY TV Go at ESPN3 content can also be viewed on mobile devices using the WatchESPN app or the XFINITY TV Go app, available through both the Google Play and iTunes stores. You may need to sign in with your XFINITY username and password.

Note: An XFINITY TV subscription that includes the appropriate channel is required to view other live ESPN networks (i.e., ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes) online or with mobile devices.

Games from the ESPN GamePlan and/or ESPN FULL COURT subscription packages

All ESPN GamePlan college football games and ESPN FULL COURT college basketball games are now free through ESPN3 to fans who subscribe to XFINITY Internet.

The college football and basketball lineup on ESPN3 includes exclusive games, simulcasts of ESPN and ESPN2 games and many regional games from around the country.

Games from the ESPN College Extra Service

ESPN College Extra is a service that broadcasts live college sports on TV. This service is currently not available with an XFINITY TV subscription; however, the same live college sports games can be viewed online via ESPN3. If customers call with inquiries about this service, please inform them that ESPN3 offers this sports coverage.

Minimum System Requirements Needed to Watch ESPN3 Videos


  • Processor Speed: Single Core CPU @ 2.4GHz or Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 512 MB of RAM (minimum of 256 MB)
  • Video Memory: 128 MB of Video RAM
  • Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux
  • Recommended Browsers: Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox 3.5+, Safari 4, Chrome 3
  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10
  • Screen Resolution: 1024x768 or higher with 32-bit color
  • Connection Speed: 768 Kbps (minimum of 450 Kbps)

  • Processor Speed: 1.5 Ghz
  • Memory: 512 MB of RAM
  • Operating System: OS X 10.4+
  • Recommended Browsers: Mozilla Firefox 3.5+, Safari 4.0+, Chrome 3
  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10
  • Screen Resolution: 1024x768 or higher with 32-bit color
  • Connection Speed: 768 Kbps (minimum of 450 Kbps)

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