Percentile Rank

R.B.I. Baseball 19 is ranked in the 6th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 10 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

48

Top Critic Average

22%

Critics Recommend

Based on 10 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Operation Sports
Unscored
Operation Sports
Phil Varckette

Top Critic

Unscored
Mar 8, 2019

If you only have a Xbox One and need a baseball game with the MLB license, I would say rent it first to see if you like it. But if you are PS4 owner, I cannot recommend it over The Show or even over Super Mega Baseball 2 on either system.

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Scored Reviews

Pure Nintendo
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Mar 14, 2019

All this being said, I’ve had an immense amount of fun with R.B.I. Baseball 19 — something I couldn’t say of the previous entry.

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Gamerheadquarters
7.2 / 10.0
7.2 / 10.0
Mar 8, 2019

RBI Baseball 19 delivers a solid arcade style Baseball experience with refinements to the overall experience.

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Nintendo Life
6 / 10
6 / 10
Mar 20, 2019

While there are improvements across the board, R.B.I. 2019 still falls short of being a must-have baseball outing. It's fun without being deep, and the lack of online play will be unforgivable to many players. It also struggles technically, which is a shame given that it's hardly the most visually stunning Switch title. Still, if you like the sport then go ahead, buy it and enjoy a game of baseball. Slap a few whoppers. Dominate a Home Run Derby. Have some fun. Just don't expect that fun to last; you'll get fed up quickly and become envious of those dastardly PS4 owners.

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Shacknews
5 / 10
5 / 10
Mar 11, 2019

Unfortunately, those looking for a deeper, more immersive baseball experience can do so much better than R.B.I. Baseball 19.

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Game Informer
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Mar 7, 2019

Games are quick but messy, to the point that you may try smashing your controller over your leg

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Sports Gamers Online
2 / 5
2 / 5
Mar 8, 2019

While this isn’t the game you play to expect a top-notch simulation of a baseball game, I feel there are certain things RBI Baseball 19 can touch up on in that department to help the crowd their trying to attract with this series.

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Screen Rant
Mar 8, 2019

Another failed effort to create a satisfying arcade experience.

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PlayStation LifeStyle
4 / 10.0
4 / 10.0
Mar 12, 2019

R.B.I. Baseball 19 is once again a disappointment. The extremely low production values, lack of game modes, inconsistent animations, and uninspired gameplay result in one lackluster delivery. R.B.I. Baseball 19 would be a hard sell at $19.99, which incidentally is the same price you can currently nab the superior MLB The Show 18 for. But for the launch price of $29.99? Don't even consider it.

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NintendoWorldReport
3 / 10.0
3 / 10.0
Mar 10, 2019

Don't take yourself out with this crowd. For unenjoyable baseball video games, maybe it should be one, two, three strikes, you're out. I don't care if it ever gets back.

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