MLB The Show going multiplatform

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Have Game Pass but stuck with the PS5 version (no Series X until the fall anyways) and have been enjoying it. Disappointed in RTTS as that is usually my most played mode so didn't bother starting it yet. Glad they are going to fix it at least. Have mostly been playing Moments and Conquest so far. The sound and haptic feedback of perfect/perfects though hnng.

Edit: also not sure if this is included in the standard version of the game and/or Game Pass, but check your packs to see if you can get a free Roberto Clemente card
 
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From what a buddy told me as you advance you pick your position through conversations or something.

Yeah it might not be that bad, just a little strange. It is sort of funny. You get drafted and then they basically ask "Hey where do you want to play in the field, and what are your 3 best pitches?"

It is different and definitely throwing off long time fans but hopefully it will work.
 

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Checked it out tonight. Tried out all the gameplay mechanics and got them set to what I like. Was cool how it let you do that then try it out to see what you like.

Batting is taking some time to get the hang of it. The “Moments” mode is really cool. Overall game seems fun gameplay wise. Will try RTTS another night.

Graphics wise I was expecting more for a Series X sports title. Graphics are just weird. During long wide shots it looks last gen, then at other times in close ups or different time of the day and lighting it looks great. It’s a mixed bag in that department.

I think I’ll have some fun with this game.
 
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It looks last gen for sure. Just focus on the grass.
 

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Was only able to do the Daily Moment last night before servers went to s***. Not even sure I got progress for it either to unlock Giambi.
 

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Just watched some gameplay... It looks like a ps3 game wtflol
Mind boggling tbh, it's not like it's a game with lots of effects and stuff happening either.
Grass looks... Well, like a green road, faces looks like dreamcast era sports games. Animation looks okay I guess.
uh... What?

It is weird seeing the Playstation and Sony logos at the begining, lol
 

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So I was messing around with the tutorials...I like that they give you so many gameplay choices.

Also, the game looks great. Saying it looks like a ps3 game is stupid.
 
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How? Pretty good for crowds I'd say. They even cast and recieve shadows
Never said it looked like a PS3 game but it does not look like a next gen title at all times.

How? Because they don’t look very good. Only time they do look good is when it’s a close up on a player and the fans are in the background.
 

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Never said it looked like a PS3 game but it does not look like a next gen title at all times.

How? Because they don’t look very good. Only time they do look good is when it’s a close up on a player and the fans are in the background.
For crowds they look pretty good, imo. Not gonna get hero models on them. They do have different lods, but you gotta compare them to similar games and only better ones are on NBA 2k, imo.

Swede made the ps3 remark which Is a ridiculous statement.
 

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I see the complaints of RTTS. As is it is going to take forever to get out of AA let alone make it to the show. Progression is super slow
 

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I see the complaints of RTTS. As is it is going to take forever to get out of AA let alone make it to the show. Progression is super slow

They are supposedly going to patch that. That's one of the real issues. Someone simmed their career into their 30s and they barely advanced.
 

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Out of town for a few nights so hopefully servers are fixed by tomorrow so I can play this all weekend.
 
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I’m really getting tired of getting kicked from the servers. Happens every day I play.

Fire up game, play a “moment” restarting a couple times, complete “moment”, then get disconnected from servers.
 

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Never said it looked like a PS3 game but it does not look like a next gen title at all times.

How? Because they don’t look very good. Only time they do look good is when it’s a close up on a player and the fans are in the background.
I did say that though, and I'd might've been a bit harsh...a PS3/PS4 crossgen game would be more fitting.
Just look at last gens NBA2K games and it definitely looks a couple of gens ahead.
 

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Got all the achievements in this one. Pretty good for the most part. If there is one thing they nailed it’s the umpire inconsistency. You barely get any calls on the black.
 
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Have they updated/made any changes to Road To The Show? Still waiting to start it.

They put out a big patch recently which mentions a lot of fixes to RTTS. I haven't tried it but thinking of giving it a try.

 

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I'm liking RTTS now. It is still weird and overly complicated, but the gameplay is really good. The whole loadout thing is kind of weird but I think I am figuring it out. Not sure why they changed it.

I love how the umps are so inconsistent. I'd definitely be thrown out of a real game for the things I yell at the TV. :tounge:
 

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Started my RTTS last night playing as a Shortstop on the Corpus Cristi Hooks. It’s a lot of fun I’m digging it. I have to say I’m getting more impressed with the graphics the more I play it. I’m finally getting a hang of the hitting.