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December 1, 2021 Watch the MLB The Show 21 Fall Circuit Grand Finals Broadcast

The MLB The Show 21 Fall Circuit Grand Finals are finally here! After three open qualifiers, 64 competitors are heading to the Fall Circuit Grand Finals to compete for a piece of the $25,000 prize pool.  The Grand Finals begin Saturday, December 4 where the top 64 players from the Fall Circuit will compete in […]

November 22, 2021 Black Friday Sale is Live

Black Friday is almost here but the discounts have already started for MLB The Show 21! Take advantage of the discounts across all versions of MLB The Show 21 and all MLB The Show 21 Stubs packs in both the PlayStation Store and Xbox Store.  For PlayStation players, the Black Friday Sale ends on November […]

November 19, 2021 Team Affinity Season 5 Brings 30 Finest Players + Ken Griffey Jr. Revealed as New Collection Reward

Team Affinity Season 5 hits MLB The Show 21 today! The Finest Series player items make their debut alongside brand-new Programs, Moments, Missions, a Showdown, and a Conquest Map. The MLB’s best of the best are featured in TA5 – Finest Series so let’s get ready to play ball!

November 12, 2021 Gagne, Bench, & The Babe Make A Grand Entrance

We’ve finally reached the 9th Inning Program! Normally, this would signify that we’re coming up on the end however, in MLB The Show 21, it simply means that we’re getting ready to roll out some of the best content you could ask for to keep making the most out of your time on the field. The 9th Inning Program features brand-new Missions, Moments, Collections, and a Conquest Map all designed to help you earn XP and get your mitts on some of the best Bosses so far in Signature Babe Ruth, Awards Johnny Bench, & Milestone Eric Gagne.

November 11, 2021 MLB The Show wants your feedback!

We are working with PlayStation® Research on making MLB® THE SHOW™ even better and they are looking for players interested in answering some questions related to MLB The Show. If you play MLB® THE SHOW™ and especially live in Southern California, please follow the link below and register to participate in future user research programs! […]

November 9, 2021 Game Update 20

MLB The Show 21 Game Update 20PS4: 1.20PS5: 1.020Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S: 1.0.0.92Scheduled to deploy: November 10th at 4:00 AM PT GAMEPLAY: Following the feedback from the PCI changes made in Update 17, we are scaling back the reach of the PCI by approximately half. Players can still reach the corners of the […]

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Will MLB The Show 21 have year to year saves?

No, Year to year saves will not be supported in MLB The Show 21. We don’t have anything to share about the feature’s future, but we’re aware of its popularity in the community.

Will cross-saves be part of MLB The Show 21?

Yes. Saves between platforms will be part of MLB The Show 21. We will be sharing more details on how to enable cross-saves prior to launch.

SKU/Upgrade Paths

If I buy a Current Gen Standard Edition of MLB The Show 21, is there an upgrade path to the Next Gen version?

No, however if you purchase any Collector’s Edition of MLB The Show 21 you will receive both the current and next gen versions of the game.

Does the Next-Gen version include the Current-Gen version as well?

Users who wish to have access to both current and next gen versions of this year’s game should purchase a Collector’s Edition of MLB The Show 21.

Will the Collector’s Editions include an upgrade?

The Collector’s Editions will include access to both current and next-gen versions.  If you purchase a digital Collector’s Edition you will receive entitlements for both current and next gen systems.  If you purchase a physical Collector’s Edition, you will receive a current gen disk, with a next gen digital entitlement.

I own a Next-Gen system (PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X) can I buy a Collector’s Edition?

All of MLB The Show 21’s Collector’s Editions come with dual entitlement and come with access to current and next gen versions of the game.  This is the case for both physical and digital Collector’s Editions.

Do the Jackie Robinson Editions for Xbox come with a voucher code for dual entitlement?

No. One disc will work for both the current gen and next gen Xbox Console.

General

How many platforms is MLB The Show 21 available on?

PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5.

Is cross-platform play available on all platforms (e.g. PlayStation 4 to Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5 to Xbox One X, etc.)?

Yes, online cross-play is available across platforms (PlayStation5 to Xbox Series X & PlayStation 4 to Xbox One) as well as within console ecosystems (PlayStation 5/PlayStation 4 and Xbox Series X/Xbox One).

Can I use Stubs purchased on Xbox on PlayStation or vice-versa?

No. Purchased stubs can only be used on the platform they were purchased on. Stubs earned through gameplay however are available to be used on any platform.

Can I play against users on a different console?

Yes, you can play against other players who are on a different console, including all console generations.  An active PlayStation Plus subscription is required for online multiplayer on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.  An active Xbox Live Gold subscription is required for online multiplayer on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

For the physical Jackie Robinson Edition and physical Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition, will the PlayStation 4 disc need to be inserted in my PlayStation 5 to play the game?

Yes, after you redeem the voucher code for the PlayStation 5 version, the PlayStation 4 disc is still be required to be inserted when playing the PlayStation 5 version of MLB The Show 21.

If I upgrade from current gen to next gen, does my progress transfer?

Your online Diamond Dynasty inventory and progression will transfer automatically.

Is Stadium Creator available on the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One?

No. Stadium Creator is only available on next gen consoles (PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S).

Can I play with custom stadiums created through the Stadium Creator on the PlayStation 4 of Xbox One?

Stadiums created with the Stadium Creator will only be playable on next gen consoles (PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S).

Is Sounds of the Show in MLB The Show 21?

Sounds of the Show is available on PlayStation 4 consoles. On all other consoles, players will have 3 slots to set the Walk Up music, 1 slot to set the Home Run celebration, and 3 slots for Pitcher Entry music. Players will not be able to upload your own music on PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox X|S.

Will I lose my progress when I link my platform account to my MLB The Show account?

If you choose your platform account (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S) when linking, all of your progress will carry forward to your MLB The Show account. If you choose The Show account when linking, a new account will be created with no progress.

Is my platform progress saved when I unlink my accounts?

If you chose your platform account (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S) when linking, the current progress on the linked account will be copied to your unlinked platform account. If you chose your MLBWEB account when linking, unlinking will revert you back to the progress that your platform account had when the link was established.

Can I link both my PlayStation and Xbox accounts to my MLB The Show account?

Yes, multiple platform accounts can be linked to your MLB The Show account to share your progress across all of them.

Can I link my platform account to multiple MLB The Show Accounts?

All platform accounts can only be linked to one MLB The Show account at a time. However, Xbox accounts can be unlinked and relinked to other MLB The Show accounts if you choose to. PlayStation accounts can only be linked to a single MLB The Show account and cannot be linked to any other MLB The Show accounts.

Can I play night games in created stadiums?

Not currently. We are working to add in night lighting for Stadium Creator in a future update.

I don't see my Pre-order bonuses. Are they lost?

They are not lost. Closing and reloading the game should fix this issue.

How do I link my accounts?

Part 1
First, you need to create an MLB The Show Account
Step 1 – Open a browser and go to theshow.com
Step 2 – Click on “My Account” in the top right of web browser
Step 3 – Click on The Show Icon to create an MLB The Show Account
Step 4 – Click on “REGISTER” next to “don’t have an account?”
Step 5 – Create your account. Type in your desired username, password, and agree to the terms.

Part 2
Option 1 to Link via website only:
Step 6 – Log out of your newly created MLBTS Account
Step 7 – Click on “My Account” in the top right of the web browser
Step 8 – Choose PlayStation or Xbox platform and log in with account credentials
Step 9 – From the platform account dashboard click “Log In” on the left side and sign in with your MLB The Show Account information
Step 10 – Choose which account you would like to use going forward. This decision will determine which account’s progress is carried forward. IF YOU CHOOSE MLBWEB, YOUR PROGRESS WILL START AT ZERO, EVEN IF YOU HAVE A PLATFORM WITH PROGRESS.
* This is because your MLBWEB account is new and has no progress. If you’d like to keep progress that is already made on a specific platform (PS or Xbox), please choose said platform.
Step 11 – You are now finished and your accounts are linked!

Option 2 to Link via in-game and website:
Step 6 – In-game, access the Ballplayer menu in the top left corner of the front end menus
Step 7 – Press R1/RB to view the My Profile Tab
Step 8 – Select the Link Account tile
Step 9 – You should see a 6 digit alpha-numeric code that is CASE SENSITIVE, you may want to write that down if your console is not next to your web browser.
Step 10 – Enter the link code in the MLB The Show Account dashboard and click “Link”
Step 11 – Choose which account you would like to use going forward. This decision will determine which account’s progress is carried forward. IF YOU CHOOSE MLBWEB, YOUR PROGRESS WILL START AT ZERO, EVEN IF YOU HAVE A PLATFORM WITH PROGRESS.
* This is because your The Show account is new and has no progress. If you’d like to keep progress that is already made on a specific platform (PlayStation or Xbox), please choose said platform.
Step 12 – You are now finished and your accounts are linked!

How do I unlink my account?

Option 1 via website:
Step 1 – Open a browser and go to theshow.com
Step 2 – Click on “My Account” in the top right of web browser
Step 3 – Click on The Show Icon to sign in to your MLB The Show Account
Step 4 – Click the “Unlink” button next to the platform you wish to unlink, then confirm your choice in the popup dialog
Step 5 – Your platform account will now be unlinked from your MLB The Show account. If you are currently logged into the account in-game, you will be kicked offline and returned to the “Press Any Button” screen.

Option 2 via in-game:
Step 1 – In-game, access the Ballplayer menu in the top left corner of the front end menus
Step 2 – Press R1/RB to view the My Profile Tab
Step 3 – Select the Unlink Account tile
Step 4 – Confirm your choice
Step 5 – Your platform account will now be unlinked from your MLB The Show account. You will be kicked offline and returned to the “Press Any Button” screen.

I linked my account and now all my progress is gone. How do I get it back?

Follow these steps and you should see your progress reverted back to the snapshot of when the link was established.

Option 1 via website:
Step 1 – Open a browser and go to theshow.com
Step 2 – Click on “My Account” in the top right of web browser
Step 3 – Click on The Show Icon to sign in to your MLB The Show Account
Step 4 – Click the “Unlink” button next to the platform you wish to unlink, then confirm your choice in the popup dialog
Step 5 – Your platform account will now be unlinked from your MLB The Show account. If you are currently logged into the account in-game, you will be kicked offline and returned to the “Press Any Button” screen.

Option 2 via in-game:
Step 1 – In-game, access the Ballplayer menu in the top left corner of the front end menus
Step 2 – Press R1/RB to view the My Profile Tab
Step 3 – Select the Unlink Account tile
Step 4 – Confirm your choice
Step 5 – Your platform account will now be unlinked from your MLB The Show account. You will be kicked offline and returned to the “Press Any Button” screen.

Then, relink the platform account to your MLB The Show account and be sure to click the “Choose this account” button under your preferred platform account (you will see a PlayStation or Xbo

How do I redeem my voucher code bonuses?

For PlayStation 5:

  • Navigate to the PlayStation Store
  • In the top right area of the screen, select the “…” More button
  • Selected Redeem Code from the menu
  • Enter the code and select Redeem.

For Xbox:

  • Scroll down to the “Apps” category
  • Locate the “Microsoft Store” tile and enter the app
  • Immediately upon entry to the store scroll to the left with the left stick to pull up the store menu
  • Scroll down to “Redeem” and enter
  • Enter the code
  • Redeem the code and proceed through the ensuing screens/messages