Fans who keep up to date with all the promotional trailers for the upcoming MLB The Show 21 know that the information is usually provided by humorous puppet friends Coach and Fernando Tatis Jr. your hands the game can just want to see some game. The latest video from the title developer demonstrated the PS5 game for MLB The Show 21, specifically diving into the improved user controls for fielding a ball. Today’s video is quite a game at 4K, 60fps, and it looks good.
Next-gen consoles have the power to run games at more consistent frame rates with better resolution, and MLB The Show 21 will be no exception. Now that MLB The Show 21 has welcomed Xbox gamers into the family, PS5 and Xbox Series X owners will have a chance to match the performance shown in this video. Today’s trailer covers stills and all kinds of baseball action, so fans can see what’s possible when they get ready to play ball.
Many gamers love to see accurate facial reconstruction with superior technology, especially in sports games, and MLB The Show 21 does a decent job at 4K 60 FPS. While not exact, it still looks realistic, with the most notable improvements in skin texture and eye movement. It is also good to see quite realistic movements of the players when they are not performing typical baseball actions, such as when they are performing a particular celebration dance.
But even at 4K 60 FPS, there are still a few things to break the immersion. Some of the contact physics, like when the ball meets the bat, are still a bit stiff. The movements of the mouth are unpredictable. It is also important to remember that this footage is cut to be cinematic to show the best moments of the game, and there is no guarantee that a player can achieve this look even if they have a PS5 or Xbox Series X.
The finale of the video also provides another preview of the new next-gen exclusive Stadium Creator feature in MLB The Show 21, which, among other things, allows players to place spaceships outside of their stadiums. MLB The Show 21 is now less than a month away from launch, so players won’t have to wait much longer to experiment with it.
MLB The Show 21 will launch on April 20 on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X / S.