Baseball fans, MLB ® The Show™ 23 launches tomorrow! With that in mind, let’s talk about the modes and a few tips to get you started.
Play as more than 180 Legends from all Eras of Baseball! New Legends Derek Jeter, David Wright, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa and more join a star-studded list of Hall of Famers and generational talent. You can put together your dream outfield with Ken Griffey Jr., Willie Mays and Babe Ruth, while choosing between the greatest pitchers such as Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson and closer Mariano Rivera. Look for a few hidden Legends to be announced after launch through Live Content and Roster Updates when you connect online!
From ’22 to ’23, the San Diego Studio Gameplay Development Team continues striving to reach all types of players.
The Face Scan feature will allow you to scan your face and upload it into MLB The Show 23 with an internet-connected compatible mobile device and internet-connected compatible console.Download the MLB The Show companion app from the App Store or Google Play store. Take your selfie from the app and hit the upload button prompt once you’ve linked your companion app to your MLB The Show account. Once you’ve uploaded your face scan into the game, you can edit your hairstyle, facial hair, and fine-tune your skin tone. You can use your new avatar with your face in all game modes that support your created player.
Franchise mode and March To October both received overhauls to the amateur draft scouting and signing system this year, but that’s not all!
This year, it’s all about theme teams with new Captains that boost your squad, and the return of Team Affinity programs loaded with Diamond rewards from all 30 clubs! Also new in MLB The Show 23, play with your friends to earn rewards in new Ranked Online Co-Op 2 vs. 2 or 3 vs. 3.** Combine your best player items from you Diamond Dynasty inventory and rank up to unlock rewards!
Additional new features in Diamond Dynasty:
We could not be happier to finally introduce the Negro Leagues into MLB The Show! It’s a special project for San Diego Studio and we are so grateful and appreciative to be partnering with the families of the players, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and NLBM President Bob Kendrick to bring these stories to life in a video game.
MLB The Show 23 (Storylines Season 1*) introduces eight Negro League Players and their stories, narrated by Bob Kendrick. With this multiyear partnership with the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, our goals align with the museum’s to educate, enlighten, and inspire by celebrating the rich history of the Negro Leagues.
We could not be more excited for MLB The Show 23 coming out on PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch! Look forward to new ways to play, a new class of legends and much more! Check TheShow.com and follow our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts for the latest updates about MLB The Show 23.
For more detailed information on MLB The Show 23 you can read the FAQ here.
* Internet connection required for online features.
**Online multiplayer requires an internet connection and console-specific online subscription.