Breaking news here on a later Monday night, MLB and PlayStation have renewed their contract to develop and distribute the MLB the Show baseball series, one of the highest-rated yearly sports games each year.
The biggest kicker?? The MLB the Show series will go MULTIPLATFORM as of the 2021 edition!
Here is the official press release from MLB.com:
Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) and San Diego Studio jointly announced today that they have entered into multi-year extensions to continue development and distribution of MLB The Show, the award-winning officially licensed video game.
In addition, the historic expansion of the long-standing partnerships will bring MLB The Show, for the first time ever, to additional console platforms beyond PlayStation platforms as early as 2021. Complete details will be announced at a later date.
San Diego Studio has been creating officially licensed baseball video games enjoyed by millions of fans for more than 20 years. With MLB The Show 20, which will feature Chicago Cubs star Javier Báez (El Mago) as its cover athlete, the studio will be commemorating the 15th Anniversary of MLB The Show’s franchise next year through a variety of unique promotions and new gameplay features.
MLB the Show 20 hits the PS4 on March 17th, 2020.