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Depending on where you live in the world, there’s going to be a few different ways to catch Super Bowl 53.

The times and schedule for the full event will also differ depending on which country you’ll be watching the action from.

And a big question gamers are asking is how they can use their PS4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch to tune in?

Super Bowl LIII is scheduled to begin in the UK at around 11:30pm, GMT. for those in the United States, that will mean 6:30 EST.

The big NFL clash sees the New England Patriots face off against the Los Angeles Rams at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta.

Coverage begins before 11:30pm and means fans can tune in to find out the latest news at 22:45, while the event is scheduled to run on the BBC until 4am.

And for those in the UK, there’s some great news when it comes to watching the Super Bowl on your PS4 or Xbox One.

Due to the BBC holding rights to broadcast the big event, this will be a great option when it comes to Sunday, February 3.

Fans in the UK will be able to download the BBC iPlayer app onto their Xbox One or PS4 so that they can tune in.

Super Bowl enthusiasts can of course just forgo the whole thing and switch on their telly.

The bad news is that the same option will not be available on the Nintendo Switch, as the console doesn’t include many media apps in the UK, although, there is an added option if you’re in the United States.

YouTube is one of the only current options when it comes to media apps, and there is a secret browser hidden in the console, but that doesn’t appear a good option for accessing the BBC website for the Super Bowl stream.

And the same goes for the other services showing the Super Bowl 2019 in the UK. 

Sky is also showcasing the event on their channels, including Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports USA and Sky Sports Mix.

So that’s another option for PS4 and Xbox gamers when it comes to the big event.

If you’re a gamer hoping to watch the NFL Super Bowl in the United States, your options are a little different on PS4, Xbox One and Switch.

Both the PS4 and Xbox One have ways of following the action, but none of them come in the same form as the BBC iPlayer.

The CBS All Access app and Hulu are options to use on the day for both consoles, with free trials also worth looking out for.

Xbox One owners can also use Sling TV, while the PS4 boasts PlayStation Vue access, via a local market channel.

And the good news is that there is an option available on the Nintendo Switch for watching the 2019 Super Bowl in the US.

Like the PS4 and Xbox One, the Hulu streaming app is available on the hybrid console, which will require the Live TV package subscription or limited trial offer.

So whatever your choice in watching the Super Bowl 2019, there shouldn’t be a reason for missing out on the game.

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