Faces of the Franchise is up to bat in MLB The Show 22

April 1st, 2022

It’s official!!! MLB The Show 22 Early Access is live, and there’s plenty of amazing content available for you to take on and start your journey. Check out some of the content we’ve listed below including the Featured Program, Events, Conquest Maps, Collections, and plenty of packs, on packs, on packs designed to give you a lead-off as you start your foray into MLB The Show 22!

Featured Program – Faces of the Franchise

The initial Featured Program in MLB The Show 22 is ‘Faces of the Franchise’. Similar to Team Affinities of the past, ‘Faces of the Franchise’ features 30 Bosses, one from each MLB Team, 12 of which can be added to your roster by earning ‘Faces of the Franchise’ packs from the reward path. Earn XP towards the reward path in this featured program by playing any mode in MLB The Show 22, taking on Missions and Moments in the program, completing program-specific Collections and Exchanges, and staring down the Showdown Boss.

Featured Program Moments

Take on these 30 Moments, one for each ‘Faces of the Franchise’ Bosses, to earn 500 XP per Moment towards the ‘Faces of the Franchise’ Featured Program.

Starter Program – Collect All-Star Babe Ruth

Earn 10,000 XP towards the ‘Faces of the Franchise’ Featured Program by collecting All-Star Babe Ruth from the Starter Program.

Featured Program Showdown – Emmanuel Clase

Select a Showdown Squad leader from the American League ‘Faces of the Franchise’ Bosses, then draft your team made up of players in the American League and take on the Final Boss, Emmanuel Clase, to earn XP towards the ‘Faces of the Franchise’ Featured Program.

The Show Starts Now Event

Build your team, based on the event rules, and take on ‘The Show Starts Now’ event to earn the All-Star Nolan Ryan and 2nd Half Heroes Alfonso Soriano player items.

Event Rules:

  • All Players Eligible
  • Min Player | 60 OVR
  • Max Team | 99 OVR
  • 3 – Inning Games
  • Difficulty: All–Star
  • Free Entries!

MLB The Show 22 Conquest Maps

Batter Up 1, 2 & 3

Learn how to conquer Conquest Maps by checking out the ‘Batter Up’ 1, 2 & 3 Conquest Maps while earning XP towards the ‘Faces of The Franchise’ Featured Program and stubs to spend in-game in MLB The Show 22.

Nation of Baseball

Conquer territories, grow your fan base, and defeat your rivals’ strongholds to earn All–Star Mike Piazza, 6 Prospect Packs, stubs, & more in the ‘Nation of Baseball’ Conquest Map.

Mystery Map

Earn a 5 Pack Bundle, plus additional hidden rewards along the way, in the ‘Mystery Map’ Conquest Map.

MLB The Show 22 Collections

Cover Series Collection

Collect all 10 of the Cover Series player items (listed below) to earn 96 Diamond Joe Mauer.

  • 88 Diamond Cover Series David Ortiz
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Ryan Howard
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Miguel Cabrera
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Josh Donaldson
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Joe Mauer
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Ken Griffey Jr.
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Andrew McCutchen
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Aaron Judge
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Bryce Harper
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Shohei Ohtani
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Javier Baez
  • 88 Diamond Cover Series Fernando Tatis Jr.

Legends & Flashbacks Collections

  • Rookie Series: Collect 10 Legends and Flashbacks from the Rookie Series to earn 86 Diamond Rookie Mark Prior.
  • Breakout Series: Collect 15 Legends & Flashbacks from the Breakout Series to earn 89 Diamond Breakout Dave Parker.
  • All-Star Series: Collect 15 Legends & Flashbacks from the All-Star Series to earn 85 Diamond All-Star Joe Nathan.
  • Veteran Series: Collect 10 Legends & Flashbacks from the Veteran Series to earn 87 Diamond Veteran Andrelton Simmons.

Live Series Collection

Collect Awards Frank Thomas and Milestone Roberto Clemente to earn 99 Diamond Randy “The Big Unit” Johnson from the Live Series Collection: All MLB.

MLB The Show 22 Card Packs

Big Dog Choice Pack – Set 1

The Big Dog Choice Pack – Set 1 consists of 2 potential rounds, Base (1:1) and Rare (1:5), featuring the following player items for you to choose from depending on the round you receive:

Base Round

  • Prospect Jack Leiter TEX SP 87
  • Prospect Jordan Walker STL 3B 86
  • All-Star Curtis Granderson NYY CF 86
  • Breakout Pablo Sandoval SF 3B 85
  • Veteran Adam Ottavino COL RP 85

Rare Round

  • All-Star Todd Helton COL 1B 91
  • Breakout Corey Kluber CLE SP 91
  • Prospect Anthony Volpe NYY SS 90

The Big Dog Choice Pack – Set 1 is available now in The Show Shop for 30,000 Stubs and is limited to 2 packs per player.

Headliners Packs – Set 1

Prospect Spencer Torkelson leads off in the Headliners Pack – Set 1.

The Headliners Pack – Set 1 has 1:10 odds of pulling a Diamond. The Headliners Pack – Set 1 is available now in The Show Shop for 7,500 Stubs and is limited to 5 packs per player.

The Headliners Choice Pack – Set 1 has 1:3 odds of pulling a Diamond. The Headliners Choice Pack – Set 1 is available now in The Show Shop for 25,000 Stubs and is limited to 1 pack per player.

*Odds listed to pull a Diamond from either pack do not guaranteed that Diamond to be the featured Diamond Prospect Spencer Torkelson player item.

Chase Pack – Set 1

Let the Chase begin! The Chase Pack consists of 1 Gold or better player item with a chance to find the featured Chase player item. Who is the Chase Pack – Set 1 featured player? It is 95 Diamond, Rookie of the Year, Awards Series Albert Pujols. A Chase Pack is guaranteed in each The Show Pack 50 Pack Bundle and there is a chance to earn a Chase Pack from each individual The Show Pack purchased from The Show Shop.

Jump Start Choice Pack

Jump Start your Diamond Dynasty squad with this 5 – round choice pack featuring 5 Gold player items (player items cannot be sold). The Jump Start Pack is available now in The Show Show for 15,000 Stubs and is limited to 1 pack per player.