MLB 18: The Show

Rating Summary

Based on 36 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

81%

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Based on 36 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Mar 27, 2018

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Genres: Simulation, Sports

Home runs, steals, and epic catches – get deep into the action and experience your favorite parts of baseball with MLB The Show™ 18. With the most exciting and personal baseball gaming experience on console, The Show™ 18 delivers condensed, but authentic games in classic and current stadiums that may feel so real, you can smell the grass. Experience the best of baseball in MLB The Show™ 18.

Where to Buy

Amazon

MLB 18: The Show Trailers

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MLB The Show 18 - Road to the Show Gameplay | PlayStation Underground thumbnail

MLB The Show 18 - Road to the Show Gameplay | PlayStation Underground

MLB The Show 18 - Rivalries | PS4 thumbnail

MLB The Show 18 - Rivalries | PS4

MLB The Show 18 - Feature Talk: Bat Flips | PS4 thumbnail

MLB The Show 18 - Feature Talk: Bat Flips | PS4

MLB 18: The Show Reviews

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IGN

8.5 / 10.0
IGN

The strength of the MLB The Show series has always been its authentic gameplay, which traditionally does a fantastic job capturing the essence of baseball. The 2018 version of The Show continues that trend, creating the most realistic baseball game to date. However, the nuanced gameplay and visual changes don't quite make up for the lack of innovation – or removal – of MLB The Show's core modes.

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The online play is clearly where Sony wants people to spend time, but just connecting to the servers proves problematic

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MLB The Show 18 controls like a dream, and is the best-looking baseball game ever made.

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MLB The Show 18 remains one of the most beautiful and polished sports sims around.

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