Game Update 16

September 14th, 2021

MLB The Show 21 Game Update 16
PS4: 1.16
PS5: 1.016
Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S:
Scheduled to deploy: September 15th at 4:00 AM PT


  • Fixed a crash that could occur when pinch hitting for an out of position player in Manage Full Game
  • Removed the option to sign Free Agents in the off-season through the player search menu (this would sometimes result in the player being duplicated)


  • Added a confirmation selection box when players select duplicate no-sell cards from Choice Packs
  • Fixed a bug where the player card would stay on the screen if the user pressed R2 and the Options button at the same time
  • Fixed a bug where player position would sometimes be blank on a batter walk-up presentation


  • Fixed an issue where some Xbox linked accounts would not receive game invites

There are no hitting or gameplay balance changes in this update.