Moonshot Program Lands in MLB The Show 23 during 2XP Weekend

August 18th, 2023

Get ready to swing for the fences in the new Diamond Dynasty Moonshot Program to earn a feared 99 OVR home run hitter in MLB® The Show™ 23.

Complete Moments and Missions featuring heavy hitters from across the League to unlock Home Run Derby Series players such as Anthony Rizzo, Miguel Cabrera, and Kyle Schwarber, the final reward with max power and a 99 OVR!

Face off against Showdown Boss Grayson Rodriguez in the Moonshot Showdown, and complete an optional collection, from players acquired in the Moonshot: Parallel-Palooza Event, to earn progress in the Moonshot Program and add some super sluggers to your Diamond Dynasty squad.

Moonshot Program Rewards:

  • Anthony Rizzo, 1B Chicago Cubs (97 OVR)
  • Adam Duvall, LF Cincinnati Reds (97 OVR)
  • Alex Bregman, 3B Houston Astros (97 OVR)
  • Corey Seager, SS Los Angeles Dodgers (97 OVR)
  • Miguel Cabrera, 3B Miami Marlins (97 OVR)
  • Josh Donaldson, 3B Toronto Blue Jays (97 OVR)
  • Kyle Schwarber, LF Chicago Cubs (979 OVR)

Moonshot Other Program Conquest Map

The Moonshot Other Program Conquest Map will rocket your Program progress by 20 points for completing it. As you play through the map, discover hidden packs such as a Jumbo The Show Pack and Diamond Duos Choice Pack 30.

Moonshot: Parallel-Palooza Event

Bring your best hitters and take a swing at the Moonshot: Parallel-Palooza Event to add Kaiju Series Gleyber Torres (95 OVR) at 5 wins, Incognito Series Yoan “Yoyo!” Moncada (97 OVR) at 20 wins, and Awards Series George Springer (99 OVR) for earning 12 wins in a single event entry, before a double elimination in that entry.

An optional Collection in the Moonshot Other Program rewards progress for collecting the Event rewards:

  • Collect Kaiju Series Gleyber Torres: 5 Moonshot Program points
  • Collect Incognito Series Yoan Moncada: 15 Moonshot Program points
  • Collect Awards Series George Springer: 20 Moonshot Program points

Event Rules:

  • Hitters: Core, Set 2, Set 3
  • Pitchers: Bronze RHP
  • Stadium Lock: Shield Woods Park
  • Difficulty: All-Star

Double XP Days

Earn 2X XP, from gameplay in any mode of MLB The Show 23, towards the Season 3 XP Reward Path during Double XP Days starting today and running until Tuesday (8/22) at approximately 12:00 PM PT. Look out for more 2X XP days returning next weekend on Friday, August 25.

August Topps Now Week 2 Moments

Step to the plate as Pablo Reyes to recreate his crushing grand-slam that rang off the foul pole and won the game for the Red Sox in dramatic fashion or take the mound as Michael Lorenzen when he threw a 124 pitch no-hitter, becoming the first pitcher to debut with a no-hitter in 63 years.

Relive these and other Moments in the August Topps Now Week 2 Moments and Missions, available in the August Topps Now Other Program, to earn the following player items:

  • Pablo Reyes, SS Boston Red Sox (95 OVR)
  • Weston Wilson, LF Philadelphia Phillies (95 OVR)
  • Jeter Downs, SS Washington Nationals (95 OVR)
  • Nicky Lopez, RP Atlanta Braves (95 OVR)
  • Jose Tena, SS Cleveland Guardians (95 OVR)
  • Allan Winans, SP Atlanta Braves (95 OVR)
  • Jon Singleton, 1B Houston Astros (97 OVR)

Optional Collection: Collect 125 Topps Now player items from current and past programs, as well as Topps Now cards found in BR, Ranked, Events,  and Team Affinity to add Michael Lorenzen (99 OVR) to your lineup.

Diamond Duos Choice Pack 32

Diamond Duos Choice Pack 32 lets you choose 1 Gold or better player item with an increased chance to find the featured Diamond Duos 99 OVR player items: Incognito Series Curtis “Grandy Man!” Granderson (99 OVR) and All-Star Game Series Aaron Nola (99 OVR). Available now in The Show Shop, Diamond Duos Choice Pack 32 costs 40,000 Stubs, and is limited to 1 pack per user.

The Show Pack 20% Discount

Enjoy a 20% discount on The Show Packs as well as the 10, 20, and 50 The Show Pack Bundles in MLB The Show 23 starting today and lasting until Wednesday (8/23) at 12:00 PM PT.

Challenge of the Week 21

Challenge of the Week, available in Quick Play, lets you earn official gear like bats, balls, and jerseys authentically signed by some of your favorite players. Check out this week’s amazing Challenge of the Week Rewards.