MLB The Show 21 Brings Some Big Reveals

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MLB The Show 21 is now a matter of weeks away, and we#'ve received our first big announcement around the new game - the Cover Star.

That honor goes to Fernando Tatis Jnr - shortstop for the San Diego Padres.

Announcement trailer

Release Date & Price

We've also got an announcement as to when MLB The Show 21 will arrive!

It launches on 20 April, 2021.

The Standard Edition on current gen consoles is $59.99 USD / £59.99 GBP and on next gen consoles is $69.99 USD / £69.99 GBP.


MLB The Show 21 will be playable on PS4, PS5 and for the first time, on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

Sadly, there's no update as to whether the title will be on Nintendo Switch.

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NEXT GEN - MLB The Show bursts onto PS5

Not only that, but cross-platform play and cross-progression will come to MLB The Show.


Pre-orders are now live on the PS Store and Microsoft Store - with a pre-order bonus of 1 Gold Choice Pack.


The Next Gen Standard Edition includes:

  • The Game
  • DLC Items:
    • 5,000 Stubs
    • 10 The Show Packs

The Collector's Edition is to be revealed on Wednesday, 3 February.

NOTE - There will be no standard edition upgrade path from current gen to next gen.

If you are interested in having access to the game on both current and next gen platforms, please wait for more info about the collector’s edition.

For more articles like this, take a look at our MLB The Show page.