PS4 NewsMLB Trying Again: RBI Baseball 16 Set For Spring Launch - PS4 News

Members Login: Register | Why sign up? | Forgot Password?

MLB Trying Again: RBI Baseball 16 Set For Spring Launch

News Images - 05221
 

Well, maybe they'll get this one right.

Major League Baseball has announced the return of RBI Baseball for yet another season; RBI Baseball 16, developed in-house at MLB's Advanced Media division, is slated to launch this spring for "next-generation consoles, PC/Mac on Steam, and smartphones and tablets."

The last two entries, RBI Baseball 15 and RBI Baseball 14 were just plain bad, but MLBAM has promised "many new features" for the new effort. This includes an updated defensive AI system along with dives, wall-catches, and even fake throws. Perhaps most importantly, we get an "improved" batting mechanic that finally takes pitch location and swing timing into account. Yeah, that should probably be part of the equation.

We can also expect enhanced graphics and "high-res realistic design elements," as well as all 30 MLB parks. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will retail for $20, while the smartphone/tablet iterations will go for only $5 (no word on what it'll cost for PC). Lastly, MLB unveiled the cover athlete on Twitter: Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts.

"It's an honor and a blessing to be part of @RBIGAME." - @mookiebetts https://t.co/eaGUlNzTof #RBI16 pic.twitter.com/RNBAjOYoeP

— MLB (@MLB) January 24, 2016

Related Game(s): RBI Baseball 16

Tags: rbi baseball 16, r.b.i. baseball 2016, rbi baseball ps4

1/25/2016 9:38:42 PM Ben Dutka

Put this on your webpage or blog:
Email this to a friend
Follow PSX Extreme on Twitter

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google Share on MySpace Share on Delicious Share on Digg Share on Google Buzz Share via E-Mail Share via Tumblr Share via Posterous




New Comment System


Legacy Comment System (2 posts)


TrueAssassin86x
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 @ 6:53:43 AM
Reply

I miss MLB 2k. I blame sony for the death of MLB 2k

Agree with this comment 0 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

SayWord
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 @ 10:40:11 AM

Why, because they released a better product than the competition?

Agree with this comment 1 up, 0 down Disagree with this comment

Leave a Comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

Our Poll

Who's the best game character?
Mario
Nathan Drake
Master Chief
Sonic
Sackboy
Kratos
Donkey Kong
Solid Snake
Lara Croft
Link

Previous Poll Results