The "vast majority" of the 33 matches that BBC holds the rights to will be streamed in 4K HDR in the BBC iPlayer app in the UK.
The matches will be available in 4K HDR on BBC iPlayer only. BBC's broadcast channels will transmit in HD resolution.
- "Fans can watch the vast majority of the BBC’s games live in superb Ultra High Definition and High Dynamic Range to enjoy the best picture quality possible – all they’ll need is a compatible UHD TV and a high-speed internet connection," announced UK's public service broadcaster.
BBC is using its own HLG (Hybrid-Log Gamma) format for HDR. HLG it is supported by most newer 4K TVs.
The World Cup 2022 is also produced in Dolby Atmos and MPEG-H but BBC will not carry any of these object-based audio formats in its streams.
Some Qatar World Cup 2022 matches will be broadcast on ITV.