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imjustafatkid
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Alabama
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re: MLB The Show Thread
Offline in diamond dynasty. Bunting feels like the only sure way to get hits at all.

The computer moves the infield in but Tony Gwin is too fast.

I have Roberto Alomar batting number 2, and sometimes I bunt both and they both get on base.

Then I get 3 straight line drives to outfielders somehow standing exactly where I hit the ball.
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diddlydawg7
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re: MLB The Show Thread
This game is damn fun. I can’t believe I just won this recent online game.

He has 91 OVR Bieber on the mound. I scored one run on 3 hits. My run was a Roberto Alomar drag bunt, steal 2nd, steal 3rd, sac fly.

My 86 OVR Joe Musgrove has a perfect game through 8.2 innings. He ran completely out of energy in the 8th. On the last batter, I give up a bloop single. Then I put the closer in and his leadoff guy hit one in the gap. Throw to the cutoff and perfect throw to home and his guy is out to end the game. Really wanted that perfect game.


VinegarStrokes
Atlanta Braves Fan
Georgia
Member since Oct 2015
11025 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
Anyone else settle in for a Sunday night of stub collecting only to get hit with a server issue?


diddlydawg7
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re: MLB The Show Thread
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Anyone else settle in for a Sunday night of stub collecting only to get hit with a server issue?



It happens multiple times per day.


VinegarStrokes
Atlanta Braves Fan
Georgia
Member since Oct 2015
11025 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
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It happens multiple times per day.


it's just particularly frustrating when I finally get the kids down, have dinner, and settle in for hours of gaming...frick their servers


TheRig
Auburn Fan
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Member since Aug 2011
39705 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
It’s pretty clear that SDS has confirmed to the rest of the gaming world.

They could easily solve the server issue by investing more money in that area but they’ve instead decided to save a penny knowing that bandwidth will eventually open up once demand dies a little bit.

They are also actively pushing everything toward a micro transaction where even offline modes are affected (see RTTS now).

And to make matters worse, the game seemingly continues to get buggier every edition that they make.

They claim to listen to their fans and they talk the talk, but this year has hit their reputation pretty hard in my opinion.


theducks
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Member since Aug 2013
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re: MLB The Show Thread
It’s a good game when their servers aren’t dog shite. It’d have been nice to give everyone 10 or so packs or something as a nice gesture for suffering through the server issues.

The freeze offs are the absolute worst though. Finally able to play a game then in the middle of a good game it freezes.


theducks
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re: MLB The Show Thread
Just hit my first walk off and it was a grand slam

Playing a dude that was lucky to have had the lead. No, I’m not saying he was lucky because the “game” was giving him hits or whatever people believe in. I was listening to a podcast and on two occasions I wasn’t paying attention to the outs and threw late to 2nd when I could’ve got the third out easy out. first. 3 of his 5 runs were mental errors on my part.

I singled with my pinch hitter McNeil to lead off the 9th. Then a big double that scores McNeil from Lofton. It went deep into the RF/CF gap. Struck out with Salmon (my first few games with him were awesome and everything downhill since). HBP McMahon. Struck out Dominguez. HBP Luciano. The. Trevor Story comes up. I try to check swing a curve ball but don’t get the call. Then the next pitch is a 4 Seam Fastball left of center plate. Crushed it 373ft out of the park! Felt so good because I was ready to give up when I was pitching at the top of the 9th. Honestly only reason I played it out was for the XP.

I had missed opportunities earlier in this one where I was pressing and in my own head cuz trash Chad Green and Diego Castillo were throwing everything by me. Green’s got 67 break on his slider and I kept swing at stupid balls way off the plate that I had no business swinging at.


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Tigs27
LSU Fan
Member since Jul 2019
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re: MLB The Show Thread
Agreed, I've always loved the Show but lately something just seems off. RTTS is by far the worst it has been in some time I think.


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Jcorye1
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re: MLB The Show Thread
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They claim to listen to their fans and they talk the talk, but this year has hit their reputation pretty hard in my opinion.



I was looking forward to dropping 60 bucks to finally have a baseball game to play, but with RttS sucking hard I didn't purchase it.


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MrSavage
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2008
681 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
Have they released any patches for RTTS? I saw they announced they would but unaware of anything was hotfixed or released.


WestlakeTiger
McNeese State Fan
San Antonio, Tejas
Member since Feb 2012
9115 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
Newest patched fricked up the graphics on my Xbox.

Uninstalled and Wala, all fixed.


IndigoTiger
LSU Fan
Member since Mar 2021
391 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
Free box of cards in shop ... must redeem by 17th


VinegarStrokes
Atlanta Braves Fan
Georgia
Member since Oct 2015
11025 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
Full minors roster out now.

I’ve fricked around with diamond dynasty waiting for these....time for franchise mode now


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TheWalrus
LSU Fan
Memphis
Member since Dec 2012
28840 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
Paid 60 bucks for this crap and I can’t even get past the lineup loading screen into a game. Absolutely raging. My XBox is total shit, always a fricking problem.

Loads eventually after about 5 minutes geez
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imjustafatkid
UAB Fan
Alabama
Member since Dec 2011
29412 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
I can't believe you paid for this on XBox. Get Game Pass! It's worth every penny.


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pmacattack
USA Fan
Member since Oct 2016
5812 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
Im on the original Xbox one and never had a freezing issue outside of 1-2 times. Servers on the other hand are spotty but improving


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UM Rebel
Ole Miss Fan
Member since Jan 2009
1439 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
Does anyone know if they have plans on adding sounds of the show in this game for xbox? I've had a few versions of this game over the years on Playstation, and my favorite feature is being able to import your own music for walkout music and HR music in RTTS. I downloaded on Xbox game pass and looked it up and apparently you can only upload music on the ps4 version.


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Hook Em Horns
Texas Fan
350000 posts
Member since Sep 2010
13773 posts

re: MLB The Show Thread
Yep. I already pulled a diamond aaron judge. So now i chose the diamond pedro. I probably should have went babe ruth but i needed some pitching. Also pulled diamond D.J lemahieu. My squad is looking better now. Got an ace and some power in the middle


theducks
Alabama Fan
Where The Blazers Play
Member since Aug 2013
11785 posts
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re: MLB The Show Thread
Do the moments and April monthly challenges and you’ll have a nice squad.


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