For the first time since the resumption of the 2020 Philippine Cup, fans can once again experience watching the games in the venue as virtual fans.
Before the restart, PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial revealed that virtual fans, similar to what the NBA did, will be present in the bubble to not only give the fans the luxury of watching the games inside the comfort of their homes but to give the players the feeling of playing in front of their fans.
For the first four days of the PBA Bubble, only selected people (teams’ family, the league staff and the media) were given the opportunity to be a virtual fan as the league was still doing test run to see how things work out.
Initially, the virtual fan experience will be open to the public on the 19th but it was moved today due to popular demand from the fans. By being inside the Angeles University Foundation (AUF) Sports Arena & Cultural Center, fans would experience the usual live PBA games and will get to see their faces on the LED screens that is set up everywhere in the playing court.
The fans can secure their slots by registering on the links that by the PBA in their official social media accounts.
250 fans can watch per game according to Marcial and it will be a first come, first serve basis.
Fans can also catch the games on Facebook, TV5, One Sports and PBA Rush.