Though Sony’s “Cross-Buy” program, which offers a free digital version for the Vita when a PS3 copy is purchased, has not been extended to MLB 13: The Show there is a deal in place that will at least provide a discount for those who are interested in buying both. Similar to last year a combo offer is being made in which $20 is shaved off the total combined price making the pair $80. Amazon has the deal live now.
Last year the combo deal was announced at the last minute – the Friday prior to release – but was extended through the first month it was out. It’s unclear what deadline there may be for MLB 13 but certainly it will apply to all pre-orders and this time around with plenty of lead time. Currently Amazon is the only retailer with the deal in place but it’s likely that others will follow.