Can You Watch Discovery Plus on PlayStation – All Your Questions Answered + Best Available Workarounds!

By Novak Bozovic / January 7, 2021

It's true - you can't watch Discovery Plus on PlayStation directly. Even though this streaming service launched on many platforms (it's even available on Xbox), there's no native app for PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles. So, when talking about how to watch Discovery Plus on a PlayStation, we are talking about possible workarounds. Here's what you need to know.

You Can Watch Discovery+ on PlayStation Using This Workaround

Since you already have a PlayStation console, you probably have a 'Full HD' or 4K smart TV. So, you can use your existing equipment (your smartphone and your TV) to access and watch Discovery Plus in the highest possible video resolution. Here's what you need to do.

Discovery Plus Official Website Homepage
Discovery Plus Interface on iPad

Some of you might have a dedicated media streaming device, such as Amazon's Fire TV Stick or Apple TV - both of which are supported by Discovery+ (via native software). So, you'll want to check how to watch Discovery Plus on Firestick and Apple TV media streaming devices.


Is Discovery Plus Available on PlayStation?

Sadly, no. Discovery Plus isn't currently available as an app for PlayStation consoles. That means you can't access or use this streaming service on your game console (directly).

When Will Discovery+ Launch on PlayStation?

There is no news regarding when Discovery Plus will become available on PlayStation systems. Therefore, we can't give you any predictions - even though we're sure that this platform will be supported at some point in the future.

Can I Cast Discovery+ Directly to PlayStation Consoles?

Unfortunately, you can't cast Discovery+ directly to your PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5. Instead, the best workaround right now is to cast (screen-share) Discovery Plus from your smartphone or tablet.

Can I Stream Discovery Plus in 4K?

At the moment, Discovery Plus offers a selection of 4K titles only via its Fire OS and Apple TV apps. Other supported platforms are limited to streaming in up to 'Full HD' (1080p).

Can I Get Discovery Plus for Free? Is There a Trial?

Discovery Plus comes with a 7-day trial, which seems generous enough. However, if you're a Verizon customer (or if you plan on becoming one), there's away to get Discovery+ for free. To learn more, here's how to get Discovery Plus via Verizon Fios.

That brings us to the end of our guide on how to watch Discovery Plus on PlayStation. In case you have any questions, don't hesitate to post a comment below. And also - thanks for reading!

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