Archive for the ‘MLB: The Show’ Category
  • 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…)...
  • Road to the Show improvements detailed for MLB The Show 19
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    Posted February 20th, 2019 at 7:45 am No Comments
    This week sees the promotional efforts for MLB The Show 19 centered on its Road to the Show career mode. The primary improvements made this year are the removal of the ratings caps allowing players to once again reach 99s, the ability to define locker room personality for the character, and new training mini-games and performance-based challenges.  (more…)...
  • Details on MLB The Show 19 defense and hitting improvements
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    Posted February 12th, 2019 at 7:45 am No Comments
    While disappointment abounds over the state of Franchise Mode in MLB The Show 19, with the confirmed absence of Online Franchise and the apparent lack of anything substantial being done for core (offline) Franchise, SCEA has rolled out details on something positive with a breakdown of gameplay improvements. The focus here is on defensive abilities and balancing the hitting engine, which last year in MLB 18 were the gameplay areas that created the most frustration for players.  (more&hell...