If you enjoy the adrenaline rush gushing through your veins, then brace yourself for the 2018 Winter X Games. The premiere extreme sports event is coming to Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado on the 25th till 28th January 2018. Happening since 1997, the 22nd Winter X Games is not a typical gaming event since it takes winter sports to the extreme level with more than 200 star-athletes (celebrities) in the extreme sports realm.
There is a list of TV partners and online streaming services available to stream the event live, but there’s a big chance you won’t be able to access these channels. Why? It’s because ESPN being the official broadcaster of the event is not accessible outside the U.S. Even if you’re a citizen of the U.S living in Australia, you still won’t be able to access the channel due to the geo-restrictions.
Now, where else can you watch the 2018 Winter X Games live online?
List of TV partners for live broadcast of the 2018 Winter X Games Live Online:
- ESPN – USA
- ABC – USA
- Eurosport – UK and 35 European Regions in 17 Languages
- ESPN Latin America – Latin Countries
- Trans7 – Indonesia
- CTV – Canada
- TSN – Canada
- RDS – Canada
If there are no channels available in your country where you can watch the live streaming of 2018 Winter X Games live online then you can always use a VPN to unblock channels restricted in your country like ESPN. All you need is to switch your IP address to the U.S. and access ESPN as if you are physically present in the country. Let’s check out the complete step-by-step process of how to do it.
How To Stream 2018 Winter X Games Live Online Outside USA?
You can unblock ESPN or any online streaming channel in your region by changing the IP address. For that, it’s suggested to use a VPN through which you can easily stream 2018 Winter X Games Live Online.
Furthermore, there is a variety of established VPN services available but here are the ones which we think are the best.
- Select the VPN service from the given list and subscribe
- Install it on your device. We have mentioned those compatible with all devices like iPhone, iPad, Android, Mac, Linux, Windows, etc.
- Chose the USA server after installation among the list of the VPN servers.
Bam! Now you can browse and stream 2018 Winter Games X on ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPN3, TSN, RDS and CTV.
Watch 2018 Winter X Games Live Online On Kodi
When you read ‘content not available in your region,’ that’s where Kodi comes in. Kodi being the open-source media platform will grant you access to stream live online. How? The X Games Kodi Add-on is unofficial and needs to be installed from external repositories. Don’t panic; we’ve provided a guide to help you get at ease.
- Launch Kodi and click on settings (gear) icon.
- Click File manager and double-click on Add Source
- The pop-up box will appear ‘Add file source.’ In the box stating NONE, copy paste this URL http://rockodi.com/ and select OK.
- Name the file ROCK and click ok
- Return to Home Screen and select Add-ons
- Chose the add-on browser on the top left of the page.
- Click install from zip file and select Rock, then RockCrusher-x.x.x.zip.
- A notification will pop up, after which return to add-on browser and chose install from repository
- Chose video add-ons and select X Games add-on
- Go back to the home page and the X Games add-on will be placed in the add-ons menu.
You’ll be able to watch the 2018 Winter X Games on your device with ease.
2018 Winter X Games Music Fest
X Games without music? Sounds bizarre doesn’t it. Apart from the jaw-dropping sports event, there will be a list of artists performing to lit the stage and make you move. Martin Garrix will start off on Friday, following the legendary Method Man and LCD Soundsystem. While to say goodbye, ‘Marshmello’ will boost the fans with insane music, making the 2018 Winter X Games an event to remember.
That’s a Wrap-Up
Since its ‘X’ sports, it’s extreme. Athletes do not have to go through drug testing to qualify. So expect the unexpected out of the box snowy games. So tune in on your laptops, mobiles, PCs, Smart TVs and tablets and prepare yourself for a mind-blowing actions packed with athletes like all-star Shaun White and many more.