The biggest event in the World Wrestling Entertainment calendar is WrestleMania, and as fans of the WWE will be more than aware, WrestleMania 29 kicks off tomorrow in New York. With The Rock taking on John Cena for the WWE Championship, some 90,000 fans are expected to turn out to the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey to see it. If you’re not among the ticketholders, however, there’s always pay-per view, and with so many ways purchasing and watching what promises to be an enthralling event, here we’re going to look to how you can tune in if you don’t have cable.
For those on iOS and Android, the WWE app will allow you to watch the event in its entirety on your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphone, although the price may put some people off. In order to access the showing of WrestleMania 29, you will have to stump up an eye watering $59.99. On the plus side, your $59.99 will allow you to watch reruns for a few weeks following tomorrow’s event, but thereafter, you will have to stump up $20 to view it from the archives.
These kinds of events are always expensive, and if you’ve a bunch of friends that are also wrestling fans, your best bet is to congregate in one living room, split the PPV fee, and enjoy a much cheaper WrestleMania 29. Even if none of you have cable, the iPhone and iPad app supports AirPlay, so provided you have an Apple TV, you can readily stream it straight through to the little black box.
Those on Xbox LIVE can tune in by using the brand-new app released yesterday, and although the same price point applies, it’s another option to consider.
On Windows 8 and RT, the WWE app will also be streaming the event live, so whether you’re at the desktop or on your Windows 8 tablet, you won’t miss a second of the action.
The Rock and John Cena’s battle may be the one attracting the most attention, but there are plenty of very exciting matchups besides. The Undertaker will be taking on CM Punk while the veteran Triple H will be locking horns with Brock Lesnar, making WrestleMania 29 one of the most eagerly-anticipated in recent memory.