MLB The Show 21 announced for PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, and Xbox One

Due out on April 20.

MLB The Show 21

Publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment and developer Sony Interactive Entertainment San Diego Studio have announced MLB The Show 21 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It will launch on April 20.

The standard edition of MLB The Show 21, which features cover athlete Fernando “El Nino” Tatis Jr., will cost $59.99 USD / $79.99 CAD / £59.99 / €69.99 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and $69.99 USD / $89.99 CAD / £69.99 / €79.99 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series.

Here is a brief overview of the game, via its digital store listings:


Experience faster, deeper and more intense moment-to-moment match action on the field, with a variety of game modes for all you rookie players and returning seasoned vets.

Key Features

  • Lead your Ballplayer to Road to the Show and Diamond Dynasty glory as a two-way star.
  • Enjoy revamped Franchise and March to October modes, with easy onboarding and tools.
  • Face your friends with cross-platform play.
  • Feel the impact of every hit, catch and collision through the DualSense™ wireless controller’s immersive haptic feedback on PS5™.
  • Hear the roar of the crowd all around you with 360-degree Tempest 3D Audio Tech for compatible headphones on PS5™.

And here are some more details, via the PlayStation Blog:

MLB The Show 21

■ Cross-Platform Play and Cross Progression

That is right, users can play against each other online with cross-platform play in MLB The Show 21. In addition, cross progression allows you earn and use content on whichever platform and generation you choose.

MLB The Show 21 Feature Premieres

To keep everyone safe as we continue to adapt to the current global pandemic, we have had to make some changes to how we reveal and share all the new features and updates to the game. This year we will be rolling out Feature Premiere, which will be broadcasting simultaneously across Twitch, YouTube and Facebook Live. The Feature Premieres will be a great opportunity for us to show our fans what we have been working on that makes this year’s game better than its predecessor. For MLB The Show 21, we plan on posting around six Feature Premieres with the first one being released in March.

■ Pre-Order Bonus

Pre-order now and be ready for action.

■ Standard Edition

Standard Edition (PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

MLB The Show 21

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One standard edition includes:

  • A copy of the game
  • Downloadable content items:
    • 5,000 Stubs

Standard Edition (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series)

MLB The Show 21

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series standard edition includes:

  • A copy of the game
  • Downloadable content items:
    • 5,000 Stubs
    • [10] The Show Packs

■ Collector’s Edition Reveal on February 3

On Wednesday, February 3, Sony Interactive Entertainment will reveal the collector’s edition(s) for MLB The Show 21 and all its content.

For more detailed information including an important update on year to year saves and more, visit the FAQ page on the MLB The Show official website.

Watch the announcement trailer below. View the standard edition box art at the gallery.

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