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MLB The Show 21 Editions give players many options

MLB The Show 21 has several different editions to choose from, and each offers different Diamond Dynasty rewards and unique features.

Here's all you need to know to make your choice and get your MLB The Show 21 journey started on the right foot.

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MLB The Show 21 Diamond Dynasty has more players than ever with the series bringing Xbox players into the fold for the first time ever.

With more new players and more competition, it's important to know where to start in Diamond Dynasty.

Read through our MLB The Show 21 Diamond Dynasty survival guide here.

Current Gen Standard Edition

The Standard Edition actually appears in two versions - one on Current-Gen (PS4, Xbox One) and one on Next Gen (PS5, Xbox Series X|S).

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MLB The Show 21 Standard Edition comes with the following rewards if you purchase on Current Gen consoles:

  • 5000 Stubs
  • 1 Gold Choice pack

The Current Gen Standard Edition is priced at $59.99.

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You can purchase the Current-Gen version from the PlayStation Store or the Microsoft Store.

It is worth noting there will be no standard edition upgrade path from Current-Gen to Next-Gen.

Next-Gen Standard Edition

In addition to the expected upgrades in graphics, we also now know that Next-Gen versions of MLB The Show 21 will introduce a brand new Stadium Creator mode.

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If you order MLB The Show 21 Standard Edition on Next Gen consoles, you'll get the following:

  • 5000 Stubs
  • 10 The Show packs
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The Next-Gen Standard Edition is priced at $69.99.

You can purchase the Next Gen version from the PlayStation Store or the Microsoft Store.

Physical Collector's Editions

There are two versions of MLB The Show 21 that can be purchased as a physical Collector's Edition, rather than digitally.

These include the physical Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition and the "regular" Jackie Robinson Edition, both of which come with a limited edition Steelbook and the following other bonuses.

READ MORE: MLB The Show 21 Franchise Mode: New Features, Guides & more

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Jackie Robinson Edition (Physical)

The physical Jackie Robinson Edition is available either for PlayStation or Xbox consoles, and both have bundled their Current-Gen and Next-Gen versions together in a single release, and both of these cost $84.99.

MLB The Show 21 Jackie Robinson Edition for PS4 & PS5

  • Dual Entitlement (PS4 Disk and PS5 Download Code)
  • Limited Edition Steelbook
  • Early Access (Launches April 16)
  • PlayStation will donate $1 to the Jackie Robinson Foundation for every Collector’s Edition sold in the United States**
  • 1 Diamond Choice Pack
  • 2 Gold Choice Pack
  • 10 The Show Packs
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment Pack
  • 10,000 Stubs™
  • Double Dailies
  • Immediate Access to Jackie Robinson Bat Skin
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MLB The Show 21 Jackie Robinson Edition for Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S

  • Duel Entitlement (via compilation disc)
  • Limited Edition Steelbook
  • Early Access (Launches April 16)
  • PlayStation will donate $1 to the Jackie Robinson Foundation for every Collector’s Edition sold in the United States**
  • 1 Diamond Choice Pack
  • 2 Gold Choice Pack
  • 10 The Show Packs
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment Pack
  • 10,000 Stubs
  • Double Dailies
  • Immediate Access to Jackie Robinson Bat Skin
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Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition

The Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition of MLB The Show 21 will also come with a limited edition hat, and this version will cost $99.99 for either Xbox or PlayStation consoles.

MLB The Show 21 Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition for PS4 & PS5

  • Dual Entitlement (PS4 Disk and PS5 Download Code)
  • Limited Edition MLB The Show x New Era 9FIFTY Cap
  • Limited Edition Steelbook
  • Early Access (Launches April 16)
  • PlayStation will donate $1 to the Jackie Robinson Foundation for every Collector’s Edition sold in the United States**
  • 1 Diamond Choice Pack
  • 3 Gold Choice Packs
  • 10 The Show Packs
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment Pack
  • 25,000 Stubs
  • Double Dailies
  • Immediate Access to Jackie Robinson Bat Skin
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MLB The Show 21 Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition for Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S

  • Duel Entitlement (Compilation Disc)
  • Limited Edition MLB The Show x New Era 9FIFTY Cap
  • Limited Edition Steelbook
  • Early Access (Launches April 16)
  • PlayStation will donate $1 to the Jackie Robinson Foundation for every Collector’s Edition sold in the United States**
  • 1 Diamond Choice Pack
  • 3 Gold Choice Packs
  • 10 The Show Packs
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment Pack
  • 25,000 Stubs
  • Double Dailies
  • Immediate Access to Jackie Robinson Bat Skin
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MLB The Show 21 Digital Special Editions

In addition to the physical versions that are non-standard, you can get the Jackie Robinson Edition or Digital Deluxe Edition from the PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store.

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While they don't come with the Limited Edition Steelbook, physical copies of the game, or the hat, you will still get some major bonuses.

The regular digital Jackie Robinson Edition costs $84.99 and the Digital Deluxe Edition will cost $99.99.

MLB The Show 21 Jackie Robinson Edition (Digital) for PS4 & PS5

  • MLB The Show 21 (PS4 & PS5)
  • Four days early access
  • 1 Diamond Choice pack
  • Jackie Robinson bat skin
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment pack
  • 10K Stubs
  • 10 The Show packs
  • 3 Gold Choice packs
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MLB The Show 21 Jackie Robinson Edition (Digital) for Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S

  • MLB The Show 21 (Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S)
  • Four days early access
  • Jackie Robinson bat skin
  • 1 Diamond Choice pack
  • 3 Gold Choice packs
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment pack
  • 10 The Show packs
  • 10K Stubs
  • Double daily login rewards
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READ MORE: MLB The Show 21 Road to the Show: New Features, Two-Way Players, Guides & more

MLB The Show 21 Digital Deluxe Edition for PS4 & PS5

  • MLB The Show 21 (PS4 & PS5)
  • Four days early access
  • 2 Diamond Choice packs
  • Jackie Robinson bat skin
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment pack
  • 25K Stubs
  • 10 The Show packs
  • 6 Gold Choice packs
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MLB The Show 21 Digital Deluxe Edition for Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S

  • MLB The Show 21 (Xbox One & Xbox Series X|S)
  • Four days early access
  • Jackie Robinson bat skin
  • 2 Diamond Choice packs
  • 6 Gold Choice packs
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment pack
  • 10 The Show packs
  • 25K Stubs
  • Double daily login rewards
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Diamond Choice Pack reward details

With the exception of the standard edition, other MLB The Show 21 editions will come with a Diamond Choice Pack (or two) to kick off your Diamond Dynasty squad.

While details were initially vague, we now know some of the players who will be available for Diamond Dynasty in that Diamond Choice Pack.

This will be one of the first big decisions players have to make upon starting the game, so we've broken down all revealed players and your best options here.

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