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Super Mega Baseball 3

Rating Summary

Based on 32 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

87%

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Based on 32 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Xbox OneMay 13, 2020
PlayStation 4May 13, 2020
Nintendo SwitchMay 13, 2020
PCMay 13, 2020

Developer: Metalhead Software

Genres: Simulation, Sports

Super Mega Baseball 3 refines the series’ formula with the deepest on-field simulation yet, comprehensive online and offline game modes including a brand new Franchise mode, and vastly improved graphics. New content includes revamped UI plus tons of new audio, team/character content, and stadiums with variable lighting conditions. Features: Challenge your hand-eye coordination or relax and hit dingers with fluid gameplay that scales seamlessly from novice to beyond-expert levels of difficulty. Apply and refine your baseball instincts with a sophisticated baseball simulation featuring new pickoff and stealing mechanics, wild pitches/passed balls, designated hitters, and situational player traits. Take in the sights and sounds of 14 richly detailed ballparks, each featuring unique day, night and alternate lighting conditions. Guide an evolving team to greatness over multiple seasons in the all new Franchise mode featuring player development, aging, retirement and signing/releasing of free agents (1vCPU, 2vCPU, local or online). Compete online to win pennants and climb to higher divisions in the cross-platform Pennant Race mode (1v1, online only, controller only). Create your ideal league with a comprehensive customization suite that includes season length/structure, team names/uniforms/logos, and player names/appearance/attributes. Play or simulate any combination of games/teams in customized Seasons and Elimination brackets, solo or with friends (1vCPU, 2vCPU, 1v1, 2v1, 2v2, CPUvCPU, local or online). Skip customization and compete for top leaderboard scores with standardized teams and settings (locked player attributes) in Standard Season and Standard Elimination modes (1vCPU, 2vCPU, local or online).

Super Mega Baseball 3 Reviews

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The excellent franchise mode adds loads of depth and decision making, and on-field play is livelier than ever.

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Super Mega Baseball isn't as deep a simulation as MLB The Show, but doesn't have to be: it gets the fundamentals right and has taken meaningful steps toward being a more complete baseball game.

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I enjoy this game for what it does on both the casual and hardcore fronts, which is not an easy line to walk.

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With its smart, engrossing franchise mode bringing it home, Super Mega Baseball 3 is another fantastic entry in what has become one of my all-time favorite sports series.

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OpenCritic Coverage

Super Mega Baseball 3 Takes the Mound on May 13

Super Mega Baseball 3 Takes the Mound on May 13

Super Mega Baseball 3 has finally been given a firm launch date and you won't have to wait long to play it.

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Here's What's New to Super Mega Baseball 3, Including an Unlimited Free Demo

Here's What's New to Super Mega Baseball 3, Including an Unlimited Free Demo

Super Mega Baseball has built a dedicated following over the past few years. If you're among the diehards, here's everything that's new to Super Mega Baseball in 2020.

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Trailers

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Super Mega Baseball 3 - On the Field

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Super Mega Baseball 3 - What's New?

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Super Mega Baseball 3 - Announce Trailer

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