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03 Feb 2021

MLB The Show 21 Xbox Series X: Series S, Release Date, Price, Pre-order & more

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MLB The Show 21 on Xbox

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Release Date

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Trailer

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Cover Athlete

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Price & Pre-order

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Features

MLB The Show 21 is set to be the biggest title in the franchise's history for a number of reasons.

Not only is it the game arriving on Next Gen, but for the first time, The Show is open to Xbox players.

MLB The Show 21 on Xbox

Yes, the rumours were true - for the first time ever, MLB The Show 21 will be on Xbox.

This applies to both Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

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THE HYPE IS REAL - Xbox players can finally enjoy The Show!

It remains to be seen if there are any features that the Xbox consoles will miss out on, with The Show developed by Sony-owned San Diego Studio.

What is exciting, is that due to the game's arrival on Xbox, MLB The Show 21 will be the first heavyweight sports title to support Crossplay.

Release Date

MLB The Show 21 arrives on Tuesday, 20 April - which is slightly later than normal (last year's game arrive on 17 March).

Early Access is also available for those who pre-order one of the more lucrative editions, with Early Access going live on Friday, 16 April.

Trailer

Cover Athlete

MLB The Show 21's Cover Athlete is a very fitting choice for Next Gen gaming, Fernando Tatis Jr.

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NEXT GEN - Tatis Jr. is leading the Next Generation in the MLB

The San Diego Padres shortstop is just 22, making him the youngest cover star to date.

Tatis Jr. finished fourth in the MVP running in 2020 - so with the Cover Athlete berth behind him, can he go further in 2021?

Deluxe Edition Cover Athlete

The honour of the Deluxe Edition goes to the legendary Jackie Robinson.

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DELUXE - Jackie Robinson graces the cover of the three superior versions of the game

The Brooklyn Dodger was the first African American to play in the MLB in the modern era, and was the first-ever Rookie of the Year.

Robinson would go on to become the first black player to be the National League's MVP, and was an All-Star for six straight seasons.

For more info around the Deluxe Editions head here.

Price & Pre-order

MLB The Show 21 is already available to pre-order, and even pre-download on Xbox consoles.

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DECISIONS, DECISIONS - Which The Show version is for you?

The Standard Edition for Current Gen (Xbox One) costs $59.99 / £59.99 - pre-order HERE.

The Standard Edition for Next Gen (Xbox Series X|S) costs $69.99 / £69.99 - pre-order HERE.

There are also three Deluxe Editions:

  • Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition - $99.99 (currently only available on PlayStation)
  • Digital Deluxe Edition - $99.99 - pre-order HERE
  • The Jackie Robinson Edition - $84.99 - pre-order HERE

Features

Aside from Crossplay, we know very little about what is actually going to be included in MLB The Show 21.

What will be interesting to see if there are any differences between gameplay on Series X and Sereis S.

For five things we want to see from MLB The Show 21 - head here.

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