Archive for the ‘MLB: The Show’ Category
  • Roster update delivers first ratings changes for MLB The Show 19
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    Posted April 19th, 2019 at 4:45 pm No Comments »
    Two weeks ago MLB The Show 19 received its first in-season roster update which introduced a number of rookies who had made their debuts. It did not however alter any player attributes. That instead has come about today with release of the second in-season roster update for The Show. Altered ratings are a bigger deal for the series than most others given that Diamond Dynasty card ratings change as well affecting both their performance and their value. The most impactful changes apply to th...
  • First in-season roster update for MLB The Show 19 adds some rookies
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    Posted April 5th, 2019 at 7:45 pm No Comments »
    Early in the season MLB The Show provides important updates as new rookies are added following their first major league appearances and rosters are adjusted to reflect accurate lineups and rotations. Ratings however are generally not adjusted until late April. That has held true for MLB The Show 19 where the first in-season update brings about the debut of some heralded rookies. Among the most notable are Seattle starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi (81 OVR w/ A Potential), Padres shortstop Fer...
  • MLB The Show 19 gets another quick patch for early-identified problems
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    Posted April 4th, 2019 at 8:00 pm No Comments »
    A second patch this week has now gone live for MLB The Show 19. The first one cleaned up a handful of issues and this one is similar in that regard, addressing a few other problems discovered prior to or right around release. A big feedback-based update remains on the horizon. Also important is that the ability to adjust sliders in Diamond Dynasty's Moments Mode appears to have been removed (something not listed in the patch notes) while nothing yet has been done to help improve upon fram...
  • First patch for MLB The Show 19 cleans up some minor issues out of launch
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    Posted April 1st, 2019 at 8:00 pm No Comments »
    The first post-release patch for MLB The Show 19 went out early this morning. Most of the fixes were likely compiled prior to release with consumer feedback having a greater impact on updates going forward. Besides some animation adjustments little seems to have affected gameplay though it's always possible small tweaks were made that didn't warrant mention. (more…)...
  • Get free rewards ahead of MLB The Show 19’s launch next week
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    Posted March 22nd, 2019 at 4:30 pm No Comments »
    For the third straight year Sony is giving away free content in advance of the latest MLB The Show's release. In those past instances it was 1,000 Stubs and a free Standard Pack for Diamond Dynasty mode. This time however it includes quite a few more packs and a PS4 theme. The official PlayStation Network page for MLB The Show 19 includes the ability to claim the following rewards with the offers expiring on Tuesday night: ♦1,000 Stubs ♦10 Standard Packs ♦Dynamic MLB The Show 1...
  • More on what’s new for Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 19
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    Posted March 12th, 2019 at 9:30 pm No Comments »
    Late last month the new "Moments" mode within Diamond Dynasty was revealed. Now this week the developers are back to break down the rest of the additions and improvements to the team-building mode as a whole, which includes revamped Conquest, changes to rewards structure, new legends and various customization options. (more…)...
  • The new March to October mode for MLB The Show 19 has been revealed
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    Posted March 5th, 2019 at 9:00 am No Comments »
    When Season Mode was found to have been removed from MLB The Show last year - a surprise that was left for consumers to discover only after the game had released - there were many disappointed that they would no longer have the simplicity and flexibility that it had offered. The announcement of a mode called "March to October" looked to be a possible Season Mode replacement with MLB The Show 19. In some sense it is - offering an abbreviated experience when compared to Franchise Mode - but...
  • Moments from history recreated through MLB The Show 19 Diamond Dynasty
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    Posted February 27th, 2019 at 6:30 am No Comments »
    This week Diamond Dynasty is the focus of promotional efforts for MLB The Show 19, and that began with details on the new Moments mode being introduced into Diamond Dynasty. While recreating "moments" from the history of sport is nothing new to the genre, and additionally there are some elements crucial to being immersive that are lacking here, the new objectives should prove to be a value-add for Diamond Dynasty.  (more…)...