MLB The Show 23The existence isn’t exactly surprising, but the San Diego Studio is talking more about the upcoming entry in the annual baseball series. The developer revealed the game’s cover athlete and its release date, noting that Jazz Chisholm Jr. will receive the box when it comes out on March 28 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch. It will also launch Game Pass for Xbox systems.
completion notice construction, San Diego Studio released a trailer starring the 24-year-old Miami Marlins player. He talks about playing sandlot baseball as a kid in the Bahamas, interspersed with clips of him playing professionally as well as kids. He spoke about his legacy to Yahoo Sports by recognizing the importance of being Bahamian on the cover of a video game, saying that “everyone from the Bahamas now knows that they can do anything after they see it.” He also told the outlet that he was “ecstatic” and that it “felt like Christmas before Christmas.”
The game itself will support cross-platform play, cross-platform save, and cross-platform progression. Development of current-gen-only features such as Stadium Creator will not work between systems, however. However, players can import their Road to the Show progress and card inventory (among other types of progress) freely from console to console. Sounds of the Show, a feature that allows players to import their own music, is once again exclusive to the PS4 version.
Pre-orders open on February 6 and the collector’s edition will be revealed on February 2. The PS5 and Xbox Series X|S versions will also be $69.99, while the other ports will be $59.99. And while PS5 copies will include the PS4 version, those on PS4 who want to upgrade to PS5 will have to pay an extra $10.
The San Diego Studio did not release the game, but said that players should “wait for new ways to play, a new type of legends,” and more.