Really espn? You need to show an ad before I can even check my score?
Slow & Constantly crashes 2/5
This is my first time using this app for Fantasy Football. I have an iPhone 7, and no other app crashes as much or takes as long to load as this app does. It’s extremely frustrating having to constantly restart the app or sit there for 5 minutes waiting on a screen to load.
Happens most often when I select a players profile to view.
App is complicated and doesn’t look clean as Yahoo.
Never loads!!! 1/5
Took me 30 minutes to load this stupid app!!! Better off logging in on the internet.
Get rid of commercials 3/5
App is good but can’t stand the video commercial. I’ll bail on fantasy before I sit through commercials.
Adds and fails 2/5
The only fantasy app to have commercials before you can set your line up. Also the app crashes a lot. Looks better than yahoo but yahoo doesn't have adds and the app does not crash.
The app simply crashes. You go to do something an it just crashes. Not here to give long reviews of my opinion. Just telling you what actually happens. It crashes when a video is about to play. Sometimes an ad pops up an crashes after it’s done. Crashes while adjusting my lineup forcing me to spend more time doing things twice.
Multiple crashes 1/5
This app needs serious work. There needs to be a night mode for better viewing in the dark. The app constantly crashes and is so slow to load any information
New update needs to be fixed ASAP. 3/5
Love the app but with the new update if you skip even 1 or 2 seconds of a video it immediately crashes EVERY TIME. Would get a better rating too if they didn’t just starting forcing you to watch 15+ second ads randomly when you’re trying to look at your team/adjust your lineup/or check scores. Come on ESPN you have enough money and don’t need to sell out by inserting stupid video ads all over the app. get your sh*t together or else it’s yahoo fantasy in the future.
Crashes a lot 1/5
App periodically crashes when filtering players on waivers and always crashes when using progress bar to skip ahead in videos.
Slowly getting fed up 3/5
By james rancourt
I am so sick of this app making picks for me it’s insane
Ads cause it to crash 2/5
Typical. A multi-million dollar enterprise (owned by Disney, no less) looks for another stream of nickels. The solution? Market an app to fantasy football players and do NOTHING to improve their experience. Instead, focus on FORCING users to watch more ads. ESPN’s focus on advertising revenue through an otherwise usable app means you’re going to see force closes during or after your ad watching experience (you know, the whole reason you downloaded the app? To get a constant sales pitch for irrelevant crap?). The last “update” introduced a thirty second app on startup with NO ability to exit. SOME UPDATE. Greedy jerks. I can’t even view player updates without advertisements shutting the app down. Focus on the user, not ways to make a few more pennies at their expense. A good company can balance the trade-off between revenue and experience well. ESPN doesn’t even try and the force close, app failures only make me want to stop trying with them.
Crashes if you FF ads🤔 1/5
In app Ad's are aggressive and disruptive 1/5
Been using the ESPN app as far back as I can remember playing fantasy but they've gone too far with the in-app advertising. They don't allow you to skip, which is terrible but obvious. What really pisses me off is that you can't even mute the ad. So, it plays at full blast letting the entire congregation know you're not listening to the boring sermon.
Our league will be switching to Yahoo.
Fantasy is great 5/5
By what is EA doing
I like this app it’s great and me and friends use it for fun⛱👓🏀🏈⚽️🏐😆
If you keep video ads I’m done. 1/5
By Taco surprise
Gonna move my league to yahoo if the video ads are here to stay. Speed of app has drastically suffered this season, so the ads are just piling on to a bad experience
Video Scrubbing 4/5
I love this app. It is my favorite on my phone. However, since the last update, when you go forward or backward in a video, the app crashes, and you have to restart it. Hope this gets fixed soon
I can’t load my app 1/5
By Cool Breeze Farmer
I can’t load my app it just can’t load my matchup and it’s been doing this since the last update that was yesterday.
The Comcast of Fantasy Apps 1/5
The app itself is really well designed and more user friendly than their website I my opinion. But it constantly is crashing, especially lately. I tried and watch a video about an injured player it had tagged under the player’s profile, and it literally crashed 7 times in a row. 7 TIMES! Come on ESPN! Get your stuff together. Reality is they probably won’t fix it any time soon because they basically have a monopoly on fantasy sports. Welcome to the Comcast of fantasy apps.
Ads override phone volume settings 1/5
Rather annoying and obtrusive that the spontaneous daily ad shows up and blares sound at full volume with no regards to whether the phone is silenced or not. Only app I’ve seen that overrides phone settings like that.
Very good app 5/5
Enjoy it Very much. Do miss being able to read tweets via the analysis option. Other than that it’s great.
Fixed bugs... 2/5
But didn’t fix the bug where ads pop up when i try to look at my score
Terrible updates 1/5
New forced video ads are terrible. The app was bad enough before, now I don’t even want to use it to check the fantasy football results
Forces video ads to check scores 1/5
Terrible! I routinely close the app now and don't bother checking matchup. I check my score on third party apps instead. We'll vote next season to drop espn.
Fantasy Hockey 1/5
By Another St. Jones
App won't show if a player is owned already when you expand your search option to 'all players'. Fix that and I'll update this review to 5 stars.
Was great before ads 2/5
This was once the best fantasy football app, but recent ads have made this app a pain to use. I shouldn’t have to wait 20 seconds to check my score. We’ll go with another app next year.
The freaking loud ads!! 4/5
You did it! Awesome show, great job! 4 stars (from 1)!
I get it, it’s a free app, you need advertisers...but PLEASE mute the freaking audio! How am I supposed to be all stealthy when I’m checking my team’s score?
Otherwise, I’d give this app a 4.
Screw your new one time commercial 1/5
The app is a year or two away from having constant commercials.
ESPN fantasy world of revenue 1/5
This app was fine until ESPN got greedy and decided to foist unskippable ads on its user base. Now the new version fixes the "bug" of the volume not being mutable for said ads. Gee thanks.
Crashes way too often 2/5
The app crashes consistently when you try to do certain things. It used to crash every time I was looking at my team and switched to look at the matchup, then it crashed every time I tried to pick up a player, and now it crashes anytime I try to fast forward a video. They fix one issue and another one always follows. Also, the ads are getting obnoxious and I’m considering using a different app next year.
every single day we are already bombarded by adds. when you just want to kick back and check out your fantasy you get stuck watching a lengthy, volume controlling add. i don't care if it's one a day or ten. it should never take over my screen. every page go through is already overflowing with adds. seriously needs more?
Ha. Now they’re forcing us to watch ads before we can look at our matchup. It’s bad enough that we can’t see future matchups. Our roster’s future schedule and projections. Now they’re cramming more ads down our throats.
You can be absolutely sure this is my last season playing on this platform. Off to Yahoo I go. They’re better than ESPN for fantasy in literally every aspect.
Ads (Edit) 5/5
I get that you have to have ads, but please for the love of god if I have my sound off make the app not have sound. It is very unpleasant to be in a quiet environment and all of a sudden there’s blasting noise. Please fix this, everything else is good.
Edit : they fixed the audio issue thank you!
MANDATORY VIDEO AD IS *STILL* HORSE SH!T 1/5
By Yes! ZL!!
Also, where’s the new Watson Insights?!? Who the hell uses a desktop?
Terrible app and all about money 1/5
App is terrible and crashes a lot. They now also have an add once a day u have to endure ... if the NFL not supporting the national anthem wasn't enough.
Now with unwanted ads 3/5
Just opened the app to check my matchup, and a very loud obtrusive advertisement popped up for the first time It was frustrating and unwelcome. ESPN knows it is frustrating because they promised that they would only “show this ad once today.”
Forced Ads that play full volume with phone on silent. 1/5
Forced Ads that play full volume with phone on silent.
TOUCHDOWN NOTIFICATIONS!! 4/5
App needs to notify you when a player scores a touchdown! Annoying having to check every minute to see how the players are doing!! Other apps have this already!
That ad... 1/5
Makes me want to smash my phone every time it plays. And it auto has volume on even though my phone is on silent? That is literally the worst. If you’re going to add a incredibly annoying advertisement watch to your app then at least have the decency to have it respect people’s phone volume settings.
Use Yahoo instead 1/5
This app is trash (so if the website). The latest update won’t even load the application (on the exact same network, from the exact same location, I loaded the yahoo fantasy app without hesitation). When it does work, it takes days to load, the interface is completely useless, and ads pop up constantly when trying to check your matchup.
Use yahoo instead. No pop ups, fantastic user interface, fast load times, AND more fun daily contests than this garbage app and website.
How to not integrate ads into your app 1/5
Great lesson on how NOT to integrate ads into user experience.
Wow! New ads are so obnoxious and very poorly implemented. Very disappointed. Won’t be using Espn for my leagues next year if this nonsense continues.
The ads for matchup need to go!!!! 1/5
The ads that run automatically - WITH SOUND - when you check your fantasy matchup are unacceptable. Even with my phone in silent mode, it played the ad at full volume...while I was at work. Totally unacceptable.
Autoplay ads with audio even on silent 1/5
Autoplay ads with audio start showing up mid-season and override silent setting. Even the shadiest app developers know this tactic is not acceptable. 0 stars.
Unskippable Ads before displaying matchups 1/5
The new update forces an unskippable ad before displaying your matchup for the week. Realistically I only use ESPN fantasy cause it’s the most popular but it honestly doesn’t have half the features of yahoo or even CBS.....also the ADS!!!!!
Adding advertisements that use full volume even when my phone is on silent? Can’t think of another app that does this. It’s unacceptable. Now I can’t check the app in certain situations. And I promise I won’t be eating Pizza Hut or whatever. Time to switch to Yahoo next year? Ugh. Maybe.
Full page ads upon opening the app are unacceptable 1/5
This app is a load of BS with the new update that forces you to watch between a 15 and 30 second ad blasting at full volume (irregardless of where you have your device volume/ringer set). ESPN will be losing a bunch of customers next year if this isn’t fixed, and soon.
Forced video ads bring this 4 star app to a 1 star 1/5
Thank you ESPN for introducing forced video ads that go on full volume while I'm trying to check my match up at work. I've gotten into a solid routine of checking everyday this year, and it makes me no want to use the app anymore. I will be switching my league to Yahoo next year.