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  • MLB The Show 17 roster update details and Diamond Dynasty content for June 2
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    Posted June 2nd, 2017 at 1:30 pm No Comments »
    After a relatively uneventful roster update last week in MLB The Show 17 today's is another that doesn't rattle the standing of the most highly rated players in the league. The movement primarily affects players moving into or up within the Silver tier. The trend of the majority of players being boosted while few are downgraded continues as the 17 highest rated players with movement all did so upwards with the exception of a single one. Notable changes have been made in the latest update...
  • New Program in Diamond Dynasty is finally free of online H2H requirements
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    Posted June 1st, 2017 at 1:15 pm 1 Comment »
    The latest addition to MLB The Show 17 Diamond Dynasty will be a relief to those who would prefer to avoid playing head-to-head online games. A new Program has launched for Impact Veteran Roy Oswalt. This becomes the only Program that doesn't necessitate playing online opponents to meet specific win and statistical goals. The first six have all had requirements tied to online games in order to reach completion. The Program leans heavily on performing with Impact Veteran pitchers and matc...
  • Memorial Day Weekend roster and Diamond Dynasty content for MLB The Show 17
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    Posted May 26th, 2017 at 12:30 pm 4 Comments »
    Along with the weekly roster update MLB The Show 17 also has quite a lot of new content to dig into within Diamond Dynasty mode as we head into Memorial Day Weekend. There are no players reaching the Diamond tier or dropping out of it though Miguel Cabrera (-2 to 90) has fallen dangerously close to being downgraded to Gold. J.D. Martinez (+2 to 86) is a new Gold. Matt Kemp (+2 to 84) and Michael Fulmer (+3 to 84) are now just a point away from getting there. Ratings continue to trend upwa...
  • Art improvements showcased for Super Mega Baseball 2 and release month revealed
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    Posted May 26th, 2017 at 7:00 am 6 Comments »
    Metalhead Software today released a new video for Super Mega Baseball 2 with this one focusing on the improvements that have been made to stadiums, characters, and animations. Without licensing there's a certain creative freedom the developers can take but they're also responding to feedback received from consumers about the look of the first game. SMB2 is the sequel to one of the biggest surprises of 2014, with the original finishing near the top of numerous Sports Game of the Year lists...
  • Xbox Game Pass subscription service has launched and includes some sports games
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    Posted May 24th, 2017 at 7:30 am 16 Comments »
    Microsoft today launched Xbox Game Pass, a subscription service that includes unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and backwards compatible games. Xbox Game Pass is $10 a month and all those with Xbox Live Gold get to start with a free 14 day trial. The sports games available through the service at launch are NBA 2K16, The Golf Club, and Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings. 2K17 could get added in the months ahead. Other high profile franchises like Gears of War, Bioshock, and Halo are ...
  • Fifth patch for MLB The Show 17 adjusts AI manager decision-making
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    Posted May 22nd, 2017 at 9:00 am 2 Comments »
    Another patch went live today for MLB The Show 17 weighing in at a light 47MB. Earlier updates to MLB 17 delivered continued fixes for gameplay and presentation, initial improvements to gameplay, miscellaneous adjustments, plus a few online and uniform fixes. The biggest change in this one relates to the "manager hook logic" in dealing with the CPU's handling of pitchers and the use of pinch hitters.   (more…)...
  • MLB The Show 17 roster update details and Diamond Dynasty content for May 19
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    Posted May 19th, 2017 at 12:45 pm 2 Comments »
    This week's roster update for MLB The Show 17 features far more upgrades than downgrades, and a few relievers are the biggest winners of the week. Craig Kimbrel (+4 to 92) moves to Diamond status. The boost is credited primarily to his BB/9 rating which rose by 14 points. Kimbrel is 2-0 with 12 saves, .96 ERA, and stunning .43 WHIP. Greg Holland (+3 to 87) moves from Silver to Gold with the update. He received +5 to K/9 and +3 to BB/9. Holland leads the league by far in Saves with 18....
  • Third Diamond Dynasty Event is now open in MLB The Show 17
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    Posted May 17th, 2017 at 1:30 pm No Comments »
    A new online Event within Diamond Dynasty is now underway in MLB The Show 17. The "Advantage: Hitters" Event restricts teams to rosters filled with only left-handed pitchers and right-handed hitters from their collection with the team Overall Rating capped at 90. Games will be three innings and with double-elimination before having to start anew. A 12 game win streak will earn the All-Star Flashback Andrew Miller (93 Overall Closer). 50 total wins within the event will earn Breakout Legen...
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