Main League Baseball, in any other case referred to as MLB, is behind the choice to convey Sony San Diego’s MLB The Present 21 to Xbox, based on PlayStation.
This information comes by means of Inverse, who spoke to PlayStation concerning the resolution to convey MLB The Present 21. The upcoming installment within the franchise is coming to Xbox for the primary time ever after being unique to PlayStation since 2006. Not solely is The Present coming to Xbox when it releases on April 20, however it’s additionally launching day-and-date on Xbox Recreation Move, which has an viewers of no less than 18 million subscribers.
“As a part of the purpose for this yr’s sport, MLB determined to convey the franchise to extra gamers and baseball followers,” a PlayStation consultant instructed Inverse. “This resolution supplies a singular alternative to additional set up MLB The Present because the premier model for baseball video video games.”
Microsoft confirmed final week that MLB The Present 21 will launch on Xbox on April 20, as each a standard buy and as part of the Recreation Move library, which is similar day the sport launches on PlayStation consoles. These with Xbox Recreation Move Final will be capable to play the sport on Android telephones and tablets by way of the Beta model of Xbox Cloud Gaming too.
MLB The Present 21 options cross-play, which suggests Xbox gamers and PlayStation gamers will be capable to play with one another, and because of cross-progress, gamers can play take their progress knowledge to any platform.
MLB The Present 21 will launch on April 20 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X/S. Whereas ready for that later this month, try this video of the sport operating on Xbox Sequence X after which try this MLB The Present 21 next-gen trailer.
Wesley LeBlanc is a contract information author and information maker for IGN. You may comply with him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.