MLB: The Show
MLB: The Show (formerly titled MLB from 1997-2005) is a Major League Baseball video game series produced by SIE San Diego Studio, a development team that is part of SIE Worldwide Studios. The series debuted in 1997 with MLB '98 for the PlayStation. There has been a new release in the series every year since 1997, and since MLB 07: The Show in 2007, every game released has also been available for the PlayStation 3, until the release of MLB 17: The Show. MLB 12: The Show, which was released in March 2012, is also the first game in the series to not be available for the PS2 or PSP and the first game in the series to be made available for the PlayStation Vita, Sony's new handheld. The series is the successor to 989 Studios' MLB series. MLB The Show 17 is the first game in the series to be exclusive to the Playstation 4 line, meaning the PS4 and PS4 Pro. The latest is MLB The Show 19, and the next is in pre-announcement stage.
|MLB: The Show|
|Developer(s)||SIE San Diego Studio|
|Publisher(s)||Sony Computer Entertainment|
|Platform(s)||PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita|
|First release||MLB '98|
July 1, 1997
|Latest release||MLB The Show 19|
March 26, 2019
Gameplay simulates a typical game of baseball, with the player controlling an entire team or a select player. The player may take control of one of 30 Major League Baseball teams in any game mode (excluding Road to the Show) and use that team in gameplay. The Series has variable game modes in which a player takes control of a team for a single game, one season, or a franchise (multiple seasons).
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