Super Mega Baseball 3 announced for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC

Due out in April with cross-play support.

Super Mega Baseball 3

Metalhead Software has announced Super Mega Baseball 3 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC (Steam). It will launch in April for $44.99 and support cross-platform multiplayer.

A free demo and trial version of Super Mega Baseball 3 will also be available, which allows players to play an unlimited number of games in the competitive online “Pennant Race” mode to promote “short matchmaking times and an active online user base.”

“This is the most well-rounded experience we’ve put together yet with a lot of content and a good variety of modes that cover single player and online gameplay,” said Metalhead Software co-founder Scott Drader in a press release. “We’ve kept it simple—one purchase gets you the whole package and there are no in-game purchases.”

Here is an overview of the game, via Metalhead Software:

About

Super Mega Baseball 3 will have the deepest on-field simulation yet, comprehensive online and offline game modes including a brand new “Franchise” mode, and vastly refined graphics. In addition, Super Mega Baseball 3 offers a revamped user interface plus tons of new audio, team / character content, and stadiums with variable lighting conditions. All this with the same easy-to-learn gameplay that scales seamlessly from beginner to super mega levels of difficulty, as well as the continued ability to hit batters and knockout pitchers.

What’s more, there will be a Super Mega Baseball 3 free demo and trial version that allows users to play an unlimited number of games in the competitive online Pennant Race mode, promoting short matchmaking times and an active online user base.

Key Features

  • Challenge your hand-eye coordination or relax and hit dingers with fluid gameplay that scales seamlessly from novice to beyond-expert levels of difficulty.
  • Apply and refine your baseball instincts with a sophisticated baseball simulation featuring new pick-off and base stealing mechanics, wild pitches / passed balls, designated hitters, and situational player traits.
  • Take in the sights and sounds of 14 richly detailed ballparks, each featuring unique day, night and alternate lighting conditions.
  • Guide an evolving team to greatness over multiple seasons in the all new Franchise mode featuring player development, aging, retirement, and signing / releasing of free agents.
  • Compete online to win pennants and climb to higher divisions in the cross-platform Pennant Race mode.
  • Create your ideal league with a comprehensive customization suite that includes season length / structure, team names / uniforms / logos, and player names / appearance / attributes.
  • Play or simulate any combination of games / teams in customized Seasons and Elimination brackets, solo or with friends.

Watch the announcement trailer below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.

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