Will MLB The Show 23 be available for PC?
Could the PC get in on the fun?
It’s been a long time since a simulation MLB game has been available for the PC. How long? Since the release of MLB 2K12, there hasn’t been one for those who have opted not to buy a console and instead use a desktop. San Diego Studios’ MLB The Show franchise has been migrated to other consoles over the past two years, but is PC next? Here’s what you need to know about the possibility of MLB The Show 23 on the PC.
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MLB The Show 23 on PC
On January 30, Sony San Diego held a special livestream for the cover reveal for MLB The Show 23. Additionally, Sony confirmed the release date for The Show 23 and console information.
Per the release announcement, MLB The Show 23 will be released for the Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch. No PC edition was publicized in the announcement.
Over the past few years, Sony and MLB have been moving forward with releasing The Show for new consoles. Prior to 2021, only PlayStation owners had the opportunity to play the simulation baseball franchise. That changed in 2021, as MLB announced that MLB The Show 21 would be released for both old and current-gen Xbox consoles. And in 2022, the Nintendo Switch received a version of The Show.
PC, however, has been a different story. But, this isn’t an odd departure from norms, at least compared to other sports titles. Some sports franchises, like NBA 2K, have been hesitant to release a current-gen version of its games and simply release an old-gen one. EA opted not to do one at all for the NHL franchise in 2022, as has been the case for well over a decade.