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MLB The Show 21's New Franchise Features Revealed

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Many new MLB The Show 21 Franchise Mode changes have been revealed in tonight's Feature Premiere developer stream, bringing huge improvements all around!

Let's dive into all the new things in MLB The Show 21 Franchise Mode.

Trade Metric and Player Metric

Franchise Mode will feature two brand new systems for evaluating players in MLB The Show 21 - the Trade Metric, and the Player Metric.

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MLB The Show 21 Franchise Mode Trade Metric System
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WORTH: MLB The Show 21's Trade Metric system will evaluate players much more accurately

The Trade Metric has been built to take into account a player's attributes, contract, and performances. This will then be used to evaluate players much more accurately for trades, but it isn't the only system used to evaluate players in MLB The Show 21 Franchise mode.

Pairing with the new Trade Metric, the Player Metric will also be a new evaluation tool coming to Franchise Mode this year.

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MLB The Show 21 Franchise Mode Player Metric System
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VALUE: Players will be evaluated for more than just trade value in MLB The Show 21

This system will give you a player value beyond just what someone will net in trades, and takes into account their performances and attributes to set a dynamic value for your team.

READ MORE: *WATCH* Trevor May Reacts to His MLB The Show 21 Model

Stadium Creator

That's right, the new MLB The Show 21 Stadium Creator is coming to Franchise Mode!

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BUILD IT, AND THEY WILL COME: The Stadium Creator is coming to Franchise Mode

You'll be able to build your team and play ball in the stadium of your own creation as well this year, adding a whole new layer to make your mark.

READ MORE: MLB The Show 21 Stadium Creator Could Be A Problem Online

Depth Chart

A new Depth Chart system in MLB The Show 21 will change how you look through your roster.

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LINEUP: The new Depth Charts this year offer easy insights into how your roster really functions, and how players are coming along

These new depth charts give additional insights into your players, including markers for players in their contract year, players who are on a hot streak, prospects that will soon come up, and more.

They will also allow you to toggle between years and see how your team will look up to 5 years in the future! This includes expiring contracts, growth, regression, and your projected budget.

READ MORE: MLB The Show 21 Diamond Club: Full Roster, Trailer

Budget System

Managing your money is an important part of managing a franchise, and MLB The Show 21 Franchise Mode is improving massively in this department.

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RUN THE NUMBERS: A new budget system gives you the right info when you need it

A new budget system coming in MLB The Show 21 will make your finances much easier to comprehend, and includes a ton of amazing quality of life upgrades.

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MAKE IT WORK: A new budget system makes for better decisions

You'll no longer need a spreadsheet to really understand your team finances in Franchise Mode, and can get relevant information you need to make decisions when and where you need it.

READ MORE: MLB The Show 21 Legends Trailer Reveals Roster

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