Sony San Diego Studios announced MLB The Show 23 today, and confirmed that it will launch on all major PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo systems on March 28.
Not new platforms added this year, so that PC gamers don’t have fun. Still, this announcement makes it clear that MLB The Show is a cross-platform series across the PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo platforms for the foreseeable future. The Xbox version of the trailer also confirms that MLB The Show 23 will be on Xbox Game Pass at launch, making this Sony-owned series a Day One Game Pass Title three years in a row.
As is often the case with sports games, MLB The Show 23’s reveal focused primarily on its cover athlete. We have learned that Jazz Chisholm Jr., a second baseman for the Miami Marlins, will appear on the cover of the game. Like last year, the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch versions of the game will cost $60, while PS5 and Xbox Series X/S players without Xbox Game Pass will need to shell out $70. So far, no new gameplay features have been introduced, though a blog post confirms that cross-platform multiplayer, saves, and progression across all versions of the game will return this year.
So far, there’s not much that really seems new about MLB The Show 23, but this revelation concludes the genesis of a new era for the long-running baseball series. MLB The Show 23 will launch for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Nintendo Switch on March 28.