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Community Would you participate in a NeoGAF MLB The Show League? MLB The Show 20 and Beyond

Would you participate in a NeoGAF MLB The Show League?

  • Yes for MLB The Show 20

  • Yes, when MLB The Show goes multiplatform (MLB The Show 21 and Beyond)

  • No


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Musky_Cheese

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With the announcement "Custom Leagues" for MLB The Show 20, I wanted to gauge interest in a NeoGAF League for members here. It doesn't sound as if we will get a full online Franchise mode.

But we could do a competitive league using either MLB teams, Diamond Dynasty...

Feel free to ask any question you'd like.

 

Musky_Cheese

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i may be interested. How many game in a season so you envision?
Not sure. Probably depends on the number of players we have.
Has the online league mode been fleshed out over the years? I was part of an active NCAA/Madden online fanchise/dynasty group for 6 years. We tried the online league with the first version of The Show on PS4 and it was very barebones

haven’t tried it since

Tell me more......
I can't say since I think the Custom Leagues are new for The Show 20.

We could simply do it in a way that allows people to play against each other and record keep in a dedicated thread if we had to.

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Either everyone selects a specific team, or plays against each other via Diamond Dynasty. The moment I know more about the Custom Leagues I will post it and all participates can agree on rules. Perhaps you can only use the same SP once every 5 matches?
 

REDRZA MWS

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I’m down. Love the Show. Play it religiously. I’ll be pre ordering very shortly. March 13th can’t get here soon enough.
 
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Rbk_3

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How is the netcode these days? In the past when ever I tried playing online it was no good, because baseball requires some real timing.
 

synchronicity

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I'd like to say yes, but I wonder what type of a time commitment we're looking at. I'm interested in theory, but I'm not sure it will fit within the big picture for me. I'll keep my eyes on developments. We'll see.
 
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The Elite

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My biggest concern is time commitment as well. Always difficult with a child. I wish this kind of stuff was available when I was in my early 20s.
 

KOMANI

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Has anyone played or dabbled with Pro Yakyuu Spirits 2019? A friend of mine is no longer satisfied with the Show, so I was looking around for an alternative for him.
 

Musky_Cheese

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How is the netcode these days? In the past when ever I tried playing online it was no good, because baseball requires some real timing.
Woah will there finally be a Show that doesn’t have trash online play?

I had no issues playing Online in the show 19. Hopefully that continues in 20

I may be interested, depending on what the house rules are and the level of commitment required...
My biggest concern is time commitment as well. Always difficult with a child. I wish this kind of stuff was available when I was in my early 20s.
I'd like to say yes, but I wonder what type of a time commitment we're looking at. I'm interested in theory, but I'm not sure it will fit within the big picture for me. I'll keep my eyes on developments. We'll see.
I don't see a league requiring commitment, more of a challenge another Gaffer. After a few weeks (depending on how many have played) a playoff will be held and champion decided. Then do it again

If there was interest in a serious league, then a second league would need to be made.

The show is going multiplatform?
Yep. I don't know if it's been confirmed what other platforms it will be released on, but it seems as though MLB pushed Sony to develop the game for more than just PlayStation.
Seems Diamond Dynasty income has more to do with it. It's not as if The Show is the only MLB game, just the most successful.
 

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I had no issues playing Online in the show 19. Hopefully that continues in 20




I don't see a league requiring commitment, more of a challenge another Gaffer. After a few weeks (depending on how many have played) a playoff will be held and champion decided. Then do it again

If there was interest in a serious league, then a second league would need to be made.



Seems Diamond Dynasty income has more to do with it. It's not as if The Show is the only MLB game, just the most successful.

Right, and I would think that its success would be a big factor in MLB wanting the game to spread out. Though we still don't know to what extent that spread is. It could just be going to PC for all we know though it sounds like the desire is as many platforms as possible. What is it about Diamond Dynasty that would make MLB want it on more platforms? I'm not familiar with it.
 

Musky_Cheese

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Right, and I would think that its success would be a big factor in MLB wanting the game to spread out. Though we still don't know to what extent that spread is. It could just be going to PC for all we know though it sounds like the desire is as many platforms as possible. What is it about Diamond Dynasty that would make MLB want it on more platforms? I'm not familiar with it.
Like FIFA Ultimate Team
 

Guileless

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Has anyone played or dabbled with Pro Yakyuu Spirits 2019? A friend of mine is no longer satisfied with the Show, so I was looking around for an alternative for him.

I'm trying to imagine the level of hardcore baseball nerdery you'd have to ascend to in order to only play Pro Yakyuu Spirits instead of The Show. I know I've seen it on import sites.
 

KOMANI

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I kind of want to import this now.
The cheapest i found it for was $50 on play-asia. https://www.play-asia.com/pro-yakyuu-spirits-2019/13/70cbe9
There are also comparison videos with the show I found on yt. As far as the translation, there’s a community that has translated the game on their site. https://www.spiritstranslation.com/
The purpose of this site is to help English speakers play one of the best baseball games ever made - Pro Yakyuu Spirits Baseball! The game is programmed to display mostly Japanese text and Kanji characters, but no worries you can learn to play the game quickly by following the instructions here. Not only do we offer translations, but you'll also find tips, advice and tutorials to get you up to speed.