Sky Go Extra to be free with Sky Multiroom

Sky has added four new channels to its catch-up TV offering, announced news of a redesigned Sky Go app and revealed Sky Go Extra is set to be free for Sky Multiroom customers from "early July".

Fox, Universal, SyFy and Disney are now all available on demand from Sky's Catch Up TV service, thought you will need the Entertainment Pack to access Disney's content.

Sky now offers access to over 20 catch up channels, as the popularity of on-demand viewing increases. Sky reports the second week of June saw 41,000 downloads of Game of Thrones.

Talking of downloads, Sky Go Extra, which allows users to download Sky programmes on demand for offline viewing, is set to be available free for Sky Multiroom users from July. Customers will need to simply update their account online at

Also incoming is a redesigned version of the Sky Go app for phones, tablets and also on Xbox. Promising a fresh look and improved navigation, the Sky Go app now offers 39 channels on mobile and tablets. The update is promised later this summer.

Sky Go Extra: all you need to know

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Joe is the Content Director for What Hi-Fi? and Future’s Product Testing, having previously been the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across the print magazine and website for almost 20 years, writing news, reviews and features on everything from turntables to TVs, headphones to hi-fi separates. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung; reported from CES, the Bristol Show, and Munich High End for many years; and written for sites such as the BBC, Stuff, and the Guardian. In his spare time, he enjoys expanding his vinyl collection and cycling (not at the same time).