MLS debuts 2nd screen, enhanced data broadcasts for playoffs

Soccer fans who are also avid video game players will feel at home with the enhancements Major League Soccer is introducing for the postseason. Most MLS Cup playoff broadcasts will feature a second screen experience featuring data visualization technology, optical player tracking and enhanced metrics, such as player speed. MLS is the first professional soccer league to offer an augmented reality experience during games. Fans who play EA Sports’ “FIFA 21” will be familiar with the offerings.