Fox Sports will broadcast Thursday Night Football games in sort of 4K

The United States continues its slow march toward 4K live sports, with Fox Sports rolling out live 4K streaming for its upcoming Thursday Night Football games, starting with September 26th’s Philadelphia Eagles / Green Bay Packers game.

Fox will be offering “4K” streams of the games that will be produced in 1080p and then upconverted to 4K — which, depending on how you view it, may or may not be a “real” 4K stream. At the very least, it’ll likely look better than a regular HD stream, assuming you’ve got the setup for it.

Hardware is the other catch: the stream will only be available on specific Roku devices that support 4K (the Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere+, Roku Streaming Stick+, Roku…

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