MLB The Show 17 video highlights the improvements coming to gameplay

Posted February 7th, 2017 at 11:00 am

The promotional schedule for MLB The Show 17 begins today with the first look at gameplay-related improvements and additions. The video goes over changes to expect out of the game that include new ball physics, AI that should play more life-like, changes to base-stealing systems with a look at the catcher throw meter, new catch and throw engine to hopefully eliminate the lack of urgency in making plays, and enhanced personality.

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MLB The Show 17 will release on March 28 with Ken Griffey Jr. on the cover and also found in-game as one of the new legends. Amazon is offering pre-orders at a discount of 20% to Prime members. The standard edition goes for $48 and the MVP Edition for $56. The latter includes 5K Stubs, Gold Season Starter Pack, Sponsor Pack, 10 Standard Packs, limited edition steel book, and PS4 themes for every team in the league.