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MLB The Show 21 Patch Notes (Update 14) – Official

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A new MLB The Show 21 update is now available to download on PS4 and Xbox One players. This update is also available for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S players. According to MLB The Show 21 patch notes, the latest update quality of life improvements. Apart from this, MLB The Show 21 patch also includes stability and performance improvements.

MLB: The Show is a Major League Baseball video game series produced by Sony San Diego Studio. San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatís Jr. is featured as the cover star, and at age 22 is the youngest player to do so.

Recently, the day one patch was also released for players. Unfortunately, the players are still experiencing some issues with the game. Today’s patch will address a few of these issues.

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MLB The Show 21 Update 14 Patch Notes

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MLB The Show 21 Update 1.13 Patch Notes (July 21, 2021)

ONLINE HEAD TO HEAD

  • Fix for a freeze that could occur after a double switch was made in the bullpen
  • Fixed a bug that would display the incorrect player in the pause menu
  • Fixed an issue that would cause the home plate umpire to ignore a strike call when a runner is stealing home

There are no hitting or gameplay balance changes in this update.

FRANCHISE

  • Fixed a crash in Manager Mode

MISC

  • Fixed a bug that would prevent tutorials from displaying for new players
  • Various camera adjustments made to scenes in Road to the Show

MLB The Show 21 Update 1.12 Patch Notes (July 15, 2021)

ONLINE HEAD TO HEAD

  • Players can once again back out of the bullpen screen following a second mound visit

There are no hitting or gameplay balance changes in this update.

MISC

  • Adjustments made to Edinson Volquez pitching motion
  • Shohei Ohtani is now available in Home Run Derby

MLB The Show 21 Update 1.11 Patch Notes (July 10, 2021)

ONLINE HEAD TO HEAD

Pinpoint Pitching adjustments:

The Release timing and direction now have a less lenient criteria for ‘Good’ and ‘Perfect’ pitches. NOTE: This change can also be seen when using competitive gameplay style settings in offline modes.

Contact Hitting adjustments:

Contact Swing is now less effective when used by power hitters. The higher the power, the greater the loss in mph when you choose to use Contact Swing.  This change should now display a more accurate tradeoff between each swing type for high power batters.

R2 (viewing pitch history):

Batters pressing R2 to view the pitch history will no longer impact the gesture portion of Pinpoint Pitching for the defensive player. If R2 is pressed at the same time or after the pitch motion is started, R2 will no longer interrupt the defensive user. If the batter presses R2 before the pitch motion has started, the motion will not start.

Other changes and fixes:
  • Added confirmation a dialog to the friendly quit acceptance flow
  • Users are no longer able to back out of the bullpen screen following a second mound visit
  • Fixed a freeze that could happen when a ground ball is hit to second and thrown to first
  • Fixed a freeze that could happen when the ball was hit to specific areas the outfield
  • Fixed a freeze that could happen on a very late bunt attempt

MISC:

  • Darren O’Day no longer tips his pitches after selecting the pitch
  • Fixed an issue in Franchise and Exhibition the scheduled starting pitcher could not be put into the lineup instead, even after selecting a different starting pitcher

MLB The Show 21 Update 1.10 Patch Notes (July 1, 2021)

ONLINE HEAD TO HEAD

  • Fixed a bug that would cause the game to freeze when a player would disconnect their controller during a homerun sequence
  • Fixed a bug that would cause players to freeze if the offensive player would enter a quick menu and the defensive player would pause at a very specific time
  • Fixed a bug where if one player would enter the quick menu at the same time the other player would pause, the pause menu would stick to the screen

FRANCHISE/MTO

  • The depth chart now shows the correct players rotation in later years
  • Fixed a bug that would cause a previous players mugshot to show in an empty position in the depth chart
  • The extra innings base runner rule is no longer applied in the Postseason

RETRO MODE

  • Fixed an issue that would cause fielders to disappear after a defensive substitution

MISC/UI

  • Fixed an issue where Pitch Count and Pitch Speed would overlap on the scorebug
  • Updated ASG uniforms to the 2021 design
  • Various spelling errors fixed

MLB The Show 21 Update 1.09 Patch Notes (June 19, 2021)

GENERAL

  • All versions of Legends Ivan Rodriguez, Johnny Bench, and Gary Carter will now have the Pop Time quirk. NOTE: The quirk will show in the player item tab after the content deployment on 6/22/21 (around noon PT)

ONLINE HEAD TO HEAD

  • Fixed a crash that could occur if a player had card open on screen when the other player quits
  • Fixed an issue where home run replays would not play if the opponent is pressing X (PlayStation) / A (Xbox)
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur when exiting Showdown from the program menu
  • Fixed an issue that could trap players in a pause menu following a pitcher injury
  • Changed the Friendly Quit accept button from Square (PlayStation) / X (Xbox) to X (PlayStation) / A (Xbox)
  • Fixed an issue where a runner would get a free base when stealing, if the batter was hit with the pitch during a late bunt attempt
  • Fixed a bug that would cause players to “freeze” when a user would intentionally walk several batters and step off and throw to home

There are no hitting or gameplay balance changes in this update.

STADIUMS

  • Plate Appearances will now populate on the jumbotrons in American Family Field and Busch Stadium
  • Fixed an issue where the ball could slip through the wall in Angel Stadium
  • Fixed a collision issue around the left field foul pole in American Family Field that would sometimes cause a foul ball being “warped” back into the stadium

ROAD TO THE SHOW

  • Various fixes and adjustments made to cameras and presentations in the locker rooms
  • Stats accrued by simming will no longer count towards program progression
  • Notable stats will now appear on Jumbotrons
  • Players are now eligible for rewards if they are on the Injured List at the end of the season

FRANCHISE

  • Fixed an issue that would cause the default stadium image to show in the Stadium Assignment menu
  • Fixed an issue where the “Make Trade” option was not displaying for some trade-eligible players in the Player Search screen
  • The first game in the second half of the AA season was being erroneously called “Opening Day”

UI

  • The post-game mission list is now scrollable showing all missions that have progressed, and will no longer show missions for programs already completed
  • The bottom ticker will no longer appear inside any of the quick menus in game
  • The pause menu will no longer pop up during post game highlight reel
  • Other various UI tweaks and fixes

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Various miscellaneous crash fixes
  • Various updates to Play by Play commentary

MLB The Show 21 Update 1.08 Patch Notes

  • Fixed an issue that caused graphical and texture oddities in Humphrey Metrodome.
  • Fixed game crashing issues.
  • Added performance and stability improvements.
  • Other minor under the hood fixes.

MLB The Show 21 update 1.07 patch notes

This is a small update that fixes a bug that would cause classic stands in created stadiums to disappear, leaving the fans floating in midair.

After the update is live, please resave your stadium to correct the issue.

  • Added stability and performance improvements.

MLB 21 Update 1.06 Patch Notes

  • Fixes the missing skin textures
  • Addressed clipping helmets
  • Fixed a crash in Road to the Show.
  • Other minor fixes

MLB 21 update 1.05 patch notes (1.005.000)

GAMEPLAY

  • The bat will no longer pass through the ball on “too late” swings
  • Fixed an issue with the bat would move strangely on late check swings
  • Fixed a bug where the catcher would occasionally not field a ball after a dropped strike
  • Fixed a bug that could freeze the game online after a pitchout
  • Fixed a crash that would happen occasionally when swinging and missing on a pitch in the dirt
  • Runners will not turn around on a steal home if they will be safe when pressing R2
  • Fixed an issue that would cause runners to run out of the base path
  • Fixed a bug that would cause out of position catchers to play a “dropped ball” animation when tagging at home, resulting in a missed tag
  • Fixed an issue where subbing a fielder in Extra Innings caused the CPU to lose a baserunner

There are no hitting or gameplay balance changes in this update.

DIAMOND DYNASTY

  • Fixed a bug when the wrong uniform would show in Extra Innings
  • Fixed an issue where a user would “Quick Sell” when trying to sell now with quick actions

ROAD TO THE SHOW

  • Fixed an issue where attributes from equipment were not being applied in game
  • Fixed an issue that would prevent stat earnings from archetype missions
  • Fixed a bug where it would show the user’s position for the next game as “Pinch Hitter”
  • The correct stats will now display in the Rookie of the Year award
  • Fixed an issue where a CPU outfielder would stop and not react to an oncoming ball
  • User will no longer be only a bench player when called to the MLB
  • Fixed OSD text for RTTS championship wins to address minor league name changes

FRANCHISE

  • Fixed in-game saves for Custom Franchise and Stadium Creator
  • Fixed an issue that prevented eligible players who came off of the injured list during the playoffs from being added to the playoff roster

STADIUMS

  • Various updates to numerous stadiums, including lighting, dirt, netting, etc
  • Great American Ballpark home and visitor bullpens have been swapped

STADIUM CREATOR

  • Various tweaks and improvements made to Snap Mode
  • Fixed an issue that would warn the user of a “Blank Canvas” when not using one
  • Various prop fixes

USER INTERFACE

  • Fixed a bug that would reset the pause timer indefinitely while in game
  • Moved the marketplace notification, again, to the top-right corner of the screen to prevent Stub and profile overlap
  • Correct year now appears for player stats in the Roster Update screen
  • Fixed an issue with the “Hits Allowed” career stat on the Pitching Matchup loading screen
  • Inside Edge boosts for pitchers now display above the correct Player Card attributes
  • Minor UI adjustments to the RTTS and Diamond Dynasty menus

MLB 21 update 1.04 patch notes (1.004.000)

  • Fixed a crash that would happen after opening presentations in RTTS and Franchise
  • Changes made to sliders – gameplay sliders now cut XP by 50% instead of 100%. Non-gameplay sliders do not impact XP
  • Moved the All-Star game to Colorado
  • Audio fixes for loanDepot Park

MLB The Show 21 update 1.03 patch notes (1.003.000)

GAMEPLAY FIXES

  • Fixed a bug where a player would dive tag when it wasn’t necessary
  • Fixed an issue where left handed pitchers would turn the wrong direction when covering home
  • Fixed an issue where the catcher would occasionally not attempt to tag a runner stealing home
  • Fixed an occasional freeze that would happen when the offensive player steals on a bases loaded while swinging on strike 3
  • Pinch runner substitution will now only prompt user of extra runner on 2nd if they should be replaced
  • Players that are due up are now visible in the quick menu on offense and defense
  • Fixed an issue where players would occasionally “freeze” after the defensive users selects a secondary pitch
  • Fixed an issue where users were not able to pick up the ball after a diving stop
  • Fixed an issue where catchers would throw after a throw cancel
  • Fixed an issue that would occasionally cause a soft lock after a homerun
  • Fixed a visual bug that would cause player cards getting stuck on the screen for the offensive user
  • Fixed a bug that would cause a runner to disappear when they were also called to the on-deck circle in Showdown
  • Fixed a soft lock that would occasionally happen when the defensive player makes a substitution
  • Fixed an issue that would cause hitter tendencies to not display in player cards in game

There are no tuning changes to gameplay in this update.

BALLPLAYER

  • Increased the progression rate of Ballplayer fundamentals
  • Fixed an issue that would occasionally cause created players to change appearance when the edit player screen was accessed
  • Fixed a visual bug with the Ballplayers attribute bar that would allow it to go over 99 even though base attributes don’t impact the Ballplayer past 99. (Equipment still works as intended and it will apply the corresponding attributes to the Player Card once loaded into the game and your Ballplayer is on the field)
  • Fixed an issue where a Ballplayer would disappear in the Loadout screen
  • Fixed an issue where a player’s Throw and Bat hand were displaying incorrectly in the loading screen
  • Fixed an issue where Silver Slugger Archetype Items would not populate in the players inventory until the game was restarted
  • Fixed an issue in Diamond Dynasty where the Ballplayer would incorrectly show as a catcher

ROAD TO THE SHOW

  • Players can now see which Loadout was last active when in game
  • Players will now correctly swap to the correct loadout when advancing to the next game
  • Fixed an issue where Pitchers would stop pitching
  • Players will now be able to add additional pitches to your Ballplayer through training sessions in RTTS
  • Fixed a crash that would happen occasionally when entering the Road to the Show menus online
  • Fixed a bug where stats would not track within RTTS if the user plays an Online DD game prior
  • Fixed an occasional issue where the players would lose control after a defelection
  • Fixed an issue where the CPU would defensively sub the player after one pitch
  • Archetype Item Programs should now track accurately in RTTS
  • In game attributes should now change as intended when a non-activated Loadout is selected
  • The game will now send players to Ballplayer customization so you can customize your character before beginning RTTS
  • Fixed an issue with Archetype Item progression and simulating to the end of a game
  • Fixed a loadout tracking issue when having multiple loadouts to pick from
  • Fixed an issue with Archetype Item progression and simulating to the end of a game

DIAMOND DYNASTY

  • Fixed a bug that would allow two versions of the same player in a squad
  • The full batting order will now display in view while making pre-game selections

MARCH TO OCTOBER

  • Fixed an issue where March to October save file authentication would fail if an online connection was lost prior to restarting the console

HOME RUN DERBY

  • When offline, the fast forward prompt no longer stays on screen after a presentation completes
  • Fixed to a soft lock that could happen when a user was using Pure Analogue hitting when online

STADIUMS

  • PNC Park – Fixed an issue where the camera falls under the stadium when replaying 450+ ft homeruns at
  • PNC Park – Various texture and environment fixes
  • Forbes Field – Fixed an issue that would cause a random player from the batting team to occasionally go frolicking through the field at the start of an inning
  • Globe Life Field – Various texture and lighting fixes
  • Chase Field – Fixed a bug that would cause Chase Field to have open roof lighting when the roof was actually closed (XBOX only)
  • Busch Stadium – Fixed an issue where the right field scoreboard would show incorrect data in replay mode
  • Wrigley Field – scoreboard updated to show BB/9 instead of BB/K
  • Marlins park has been renamed to loanDepot park
  • Fixed various player animations in the dugouts across all stadiums

CREATED STADIUMS

  • Added search functions (search by online ID or stadium name) and sort functions (date, name, rating, and downloads) to the Stadium Creator vault
  • Fixed an issue where the camera would shake when locked on a 450+ homerun in custom stadiums
  • Fixed an issue where the “jump at the wall” indicator would not appear in certain custom stadium walls
  • Various fixes made to the environments in Stadium Creator
  • Adjustments made to the camera behavior in custom stadiums
  • Fixed an occasional crash when entering a created stadium after being in the vault
  • Added a greater variety of presentation cameras in created stadiums
  • Players are now able to cancel out of a selected tutorial when viewing the Stadium Hub
  • Added an alert to notify players when selecting a template will revert to a blank canvas

FRANCHISE

  • Fixed a bug in the Achievements screen where both Hall of Fame players had the same stats
  • Fixed a bug where active rosters and 40-man rosters were not being filled

USER INTERFACE

  • Increased the speed in which the card rarity is revealed when opening packs
  • The “Due Up” list is now available from the in-game Quick Menu while on both offense and defense
  • Various updates and adjustments made to the UI
  • Fixed an issue where the homerun OSD would stay on the screen
  • The notification pop up as been moved to prevent it from covering the player’s profile icon and stubs amount
  • Fixed a bug where the All Star Game score display would showing incorrect pitch types and speeds
  • Pinch runner substitution will now only prompt user of extra runner on 2nd if they should be replaced
  • Fixed a rare occurrence where the pitching tutorial would appear while the player is batting
  • Fixed a bug where the fielding tutorial would sometimes appear blank

XBOX

  • Fixed an issue where System Messages would fail to appear when accepting an invite to join a Custom League when Communications are set to blocked
  • Added a notification for Xbox players instructing how to disable crossplay in the Profile screen

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Added Evoshield logo and other equipment images
  • Fix to a crash that happened in the quick menu in MLB Network
  • Various updates to descriptions and textures for equipment items
  • Various crash fixes across the areas of the game
  • Sounds of the Show will now no longer reset after closing the app
  • Replays will now last longer
  • Fixed an issue where players would receive an error message when attempting to download or save rosters from the vault
  • Various tweaks and adjustments to commentary
  • Fixed a visual bug where player’s hair would clip through their hats when viewed from a distance
  • When creating a player, the player’s hands should no longer escape from their wrists and float away while scrolling too quickly through animations
  • R3 will no longer change the song when in a player card view
  • Fixed an bug that would cause the controller to vibrate continuously when pausing the game after holding a pitch in the zone
  • Added exceptions to the profanity filter for names that have corresponding audio files

MLB The Show 21 update 1.02 patch notes (1.002.000)

Stadium fixes:

  • The sun setting and certain weather conditions will no longer change the color of foul poles in Citi Field.
  • Minor adjustments made to foul poles in Majestic Greens Stadium.
  • Fixed lighting issues in the Chase Field dugouts.
  • Removed George Springer image from the top of the dugout in Minute Maid Park.

Other Fixes

  • Added UI related fixes.
  • Added audio related fixes.
  • Fixed game crashing issues.
  • Addressed stuttering and lag fixes.
  • Fixed framerate drop issues.
  • Added performance and stability improvements.
  • Other minor under the hood fixes.

Download free MLB The Show 21 patch 1.02 on PS4, PS5, and Xbox One.

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