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#1 BSLRoseKatz

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Posted 15 April 2021 - 06:17 PM

I feel like enough people on here play it where we can make a thread just for it

 

First inning bosses are gonna be Mike Piazza, Kenny Lofton and Fernando Valenzuela

 

 


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Posted 15 April 2021 - 07:54 PM

Game releases in early access tomorrow for anyone who pre ordered a Jackie Robinson edition. Tuesday is the full release.

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Posted 15 April 2021 - 08:21 PM

Waiting for Game Pass on Tuesday. Looking forward to it!

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Posted 15 April 2021 - 08:38 PM

I preordered the standard edition so I have to wait until Tues as well.
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Posted 15 April 2021 - 09:06 PM

I preordered the standard edition so I have to wait until Tues as well.

Yeah I'm always stubborn about preordering the least expensive version



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Posted 20 April 2021 - 12:10 AM

Server issues that I dont expect to be better for awhile. No way they were prepared enough for the xbox influx.
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Posted 20 April 2021 - 10:54 AM

Servers still rough, it really seems like they weren't banking on the amount of Xbox people lol



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Posted 20 April 2021 - 12:06 PM

Happens to most games nowadays. Can you still play offline modes though?

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Posted 20 April 2021 - 01:11 PM


Happens to most games nowadays. Can you still play offline modes though?

Yeah anything not connected to DD you are good.
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Posted 20 April 2021 - 01:32 PM

Gave up 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th to lose Opening Day at Fenway. Brutal. Especially since it was due to a fielding brain fart. First time I've played The Show in 10 years probably. It's pretty challenging.

Players look great and the game play feels really good. The field itself though is crap. It looks the same as it did 10 years ago. The stadium detail and fans otherwise are really good though. Just odd they didn't care more there. The field/grass on Madden 21 on Xbox Series X looked great. I'm playing The Show on the PS5 btw.

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Posted 20 April 2021 - 05:04 PM

Gave up 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th to lose Opening Day at Fenway. Brutal. Especially since it was due to a fielding brain fart. First time I've played The Show in 10 years probably. It's pretty challenging.

Players look great and the game play feels really good. The field itself though is crap. It looks the same as it did 10 years ago. The stadium detail and fans otherwise are really good though. Just odd they didn't care more there. The field/grass on Madden 21 on Xbox Series X looked great. I'm playing The Show on the PS5 btw.


I feel like a lot of games stopped caring about details when they started caring more about in game purchases and catering to online players.
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Posted 20 April 2021 - 05:28 PM

I feel like a lot of games stopped caring about details when they started caring more about in game purchases and catering to online players.


This plus it’s the first of the new generation, on a yearly iteration it’s probably hard to get the most out of it right away.

Played an exhibition as the Dodgers vs the rays while it finished downloading, plays great so far. Can’t wait to dive in tonight.
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Posted 20 April 2021 - 06:01 PM

This plus it’s the first of the new generation, on a yearly iteration it’s probably hard to get the most out of it right away.

Played an exhibition as the Dodgers vs the rays while it finished downloading, plays great so far. Can’t wait to dive in tonight.


The true test will be the mechanics of running to a spot for a liner in the gap or running back on the ball. I don’t know how many games I’ve lost because the guy gets to the spot about when the ball gets there, and when I let go of the stick he turns and stops instead of completing the action of trying to catch the ball. They e needed to fix this for at least 7 years.
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Posted 20 April 2021 - 07:30 PM

Any of you DD guys? Thats pretty much all I play. Could exchange usernames and play.

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Posted 20 April 2021 - 08:38 PM

Any of you DD guys? Thats pretty much all I play. Could exchange usernames and play.


RTTS and franchise mostly for me.

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Posted 20 April 2021 - 09:27 PM


Any of you DD guys? Thats pretty much all I play. Could exchange usernames and play.

I'll look into it.

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Posted 20 April 2021 - 09:27 PM

My lord it is not fun facing Gerrit Cole in this game. Ugh.

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Posted 20 April 2021 - 10:55 PM


I'll look into it.

Its fun. Its a card collecting mode and once you have the cards you can use them on your team. I never put real money into it. SDS is usually generous with their ingame currency. You do have to grind a bit but nothing overwhelming.
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Posted 21 April 2021 - 08:46 AM

Menu and UI wise, this game is as buggy at launch as CyberPunk which says a lot. Pretty terrible experience so far.

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Posted 21 April 2021 - 09:05 AM


Menu and UI wise, this game is as buggy at launch as CyberPunk which says a lot. Pretty terrible experience so far.

Yup. They've been pretty good on that front the last few years but sh** the bed this year.




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