Get $80 for Sling TV When Buying Oculus Go, Plus Sling TV, ESPN, and FOX NOW Available Today

December 17, 2018 | 59 views

Oculus Go is already the best way to watch your favorite TV shows, movies, and sports in VR. It’s getting even better with Sling TV, ESPN (including ESPN+), and FOX NOW for Oculus Go, available today on the Oculus Store in the U.S. Better still, if you buy and activate an Oculus Go between today and January 15, 2019, you'll get a promo code for $80 toward Sling TV subscription services which you can redeem at sling.com/promo (U.S. only, must redeem by January 31, 2019).Sling TV: As the leading live TV streaming service, Sling TV lets you personalize your channel lineup and save. For $25 a month, you can choose either Sling Orange to stream more than 30 live channels, including A&E, AMC, CNN, and Disney Channel, or you can go with Sling Blue, which gives you access to 45 live channels including USA, Cartoon Network and Discovery. And if you’re looking for something extra, Sling TV also offers a lineup of affordable add-on packages for every interest, from Comedy to Sports to Lifestyle to Hollywood movies. To learn more about Sling TV programming, visit sling.com.

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