MLB® The Show™ 21

Sony Interactive Entertainment
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Released 20/04/2021
  • PS Plus required for online play
  • In-game purchases optional
  • Supports up to 8 online players with PS Plus
  • Online play optional
  • 1 - 4 players
  • Remote Play supported
  • PS5 Version
    Vibration function and trigger effect supported (DualSense wireless controller)
Game overview

Own the rivals. Own The Show

Welcome to MLB® The Show™ 21

Experience faster, deeper and more intense moment-to-moment match action on the baseball field in this year's MLB® The Show™ 21 from San Diego Studio. Play a variety of game modes for all your rookie players and returning seasoned vets.

Now on PlayStation® 4 and PlayStation® 5.

Key features

Be a 2-way star

For the first time, take your Ball Player from Road To The Show and use him in other game modes. Now your Ball Player can be a 2-way star!

Improved modes

Enjoy Franchise improvements and updates to March To October which empower you to better make decisions on the future of your club.

Streamlined Diamond Dynasty experience

Our live content now streamlines programs to provide clearer goals, faster paths to rewards based on how you play, and welcomes a new class of Legends to build your dream squad.

Tailored and focused gameplay

New to MLB The Show this year is gameplay styles alongside new gameplay onboarding tutorials to expand gameplay for all playstyles and skill levels.

  • Casual: An easier, fun, pick-up and play experience with an emphasis on learning the game.
  • Simulation: Authentic MLB experience that plays true to player and team ratings. A balance between stick skills and player attributes. 
  • Competitive: User stick skills reign supreme, greater emphasis on user input over player ratings. Our new online H2H default.

New experiences

  • New pitching mechanic!
  • Complete fielding overhaul
  • New player onboarding experience
  • New Franchise and MTO tools to better plan for the future
  • DualSense™ and 3D audio integration* 

*Available only on PS5


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Standard Edition

  • MLB® The Show 21™ (PS5™)
  • 5K Stubs™
  • 10 The Show packs

Standard Edition

  • MLB® The Show 21™ (PS4™)
  • 5K Stubs™

Jackie Robinson Edition

  • MLB® The Show 21™ (PS4™ & PS5™)
  • 1 Diamond Choice pack
  • Jackie Robinson bat skin
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment pack
  • 10K Stubs™
  • 10 The Show packs
  • 2 Gold Choice packs

Digital Deluxe Edition

  • MLB® The Show 21™ (PS4™ & PS5™)
  • 2 Diamond Choice packs
  • Jackie Robinson bat skin
  • 1 Ballplayer Equipment pack
  • 25K Stubs™
  • 10 The Show packs
  • 5 Gold Choice packs

PlayStation 5™ features

  • Stunning visuals: More detailed stadiums and environments, and smooth 60 FPS gameplay.
  • Tempest 3D AudioTech on compatible headphones: Hear the roar of the crowd all around you with 360-degree 3D audio.
  • Haptic feedback: Feel the impact of every hit, catch and collision through the DualSense wireless controller’s immersive haptic feedback.

6 new features in The Show™ 21

Experience The Show like never before with new game modes, new legends and cross-platform play for a faster, more intense baseball experience.

MLB® The Show™ 21 FAQs

MLB® The Show™ 21 was released worldwide on April 20, 2021. Early Access with the Collector’s Editions was released on April 16, 2021.

MLB® The Show™ 21 is available on PS5 and PS4 with cross-platform functionality when connected online.

Please see prices for all MLB® The Show™ 21 editions here.

With the PS5 version of MLB® The Show™ 21 on PS5, you can create the baseball stadium of your dreams in the new Stadium Creator mode. Once you boot up, navigate to the "Stadium Creator" menu under "Create." Learn from tutorials, download your favorite created stadiums from the community vault online, or start from scratch!

Create your Ballplayer and build your baseball career in Road To The Show! Get drafted, build your career from AA to AAA in Minor League Baseball, and do well enough to get the call to join your favorite Major League Baseball club and make your MVP dreams a reality.

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