The NFL will receive $400 million from Microsoft over the next five years, according to an
source. The partnership was
Microsoft's Xbox One unveiling
yesterday and will see NFL content coming to Microsoft's next-generation console.
As for the NFL side, fans will see Microsoft branding on-field during live games starting this upcoming season. Coaches and other team officials will be provided
Microsoft Surface tablets
, with the possibility of further technological innovations coming from Microsoft throughout the longevity of the deal.
The Xbox One will have interactive features integrated during broadcasts, including
group Skype calling
and fantasy stats available during
live NFL games
. Recently, Amazon announced a limited edition version of
Madden NFL 25
a free DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket subscription
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