MLB The Show 18 Pre-Orders Are Live

MLB The Show 18 Pre-Orders Are Live

MLB The Show 18 has been announced with cover athlete Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees. While there were a number of players with outstanding stats this past year, Judge broke several records in his first full season in the Majors including the rookie home run record and the number of home runs hit in a season at Yankee Stadium.

The game itself releases on March 27, 2018 for $59.99 in a bunch of different editions with pre-order incentives tied to different retailers.

If you pre-order from the PlayStation Store you’ll receive:

  • Early access to the full game starting March 23
  • 5,000 Stubs
  • 10 Standard Packs
  • 1 Random Legend Starter
  • Instant Reward – Exclusive Aaron Judge rookie flashback card in MLB The Show 17

Orders from GameStop also include the March 23 early access along with 15 Standard Packs and 1 Legend Card, while other retailers will give you 10 Standard Packs and 1 Legend Card.

There’s also an MVP Edition available for $69.99 which includes the following perks:

  • Early access to the full game starting March 23
  • Mission Starter for a Gold Player
  • 5,000 Stubs
  • 1 Sponsor Pack
  • 1 Classic Stadium
  • 10 Standard Packs
  • 30 MLB PS4 Themes
  • Instant Reward – Exclusive Aaron Judge rookie flashback card in MLB The Show 17

The physical version of the MVP Edition comes in a Limited Edition MVP Edition Steel Book case but doesn’t include the Aaron Judge rookie flashback card.

The Digital Deluxe Edition for $99.99 will net you the following:

  • Early access to the full game starting March 23
  • Mission Starter for a Diamond Player
  • Mission Starter for a Gold Player
  • Digital Deluxe Lead Off Pack
  • 11,000 Studs
  • 1 Sponsor Pack
  • 1 Classic Stadium
  • 20 Standard Packs
  • 30 MLB PS4 Themes
  • Instant Reward – Exclusive Aaron Judge rookie flashback card in MLB The Show 17

And finally, the All Rise Edition, which is available exclusively at GameStop for $99.99, includes the following:

  • Limited Edition MVP Edition Steel Book
  • Exclusive New Era All Rise Edition 9FIFTY┬« Hat
  • Digital Diamond Dynasty New Era All Rise Edition 9FIFTY┬« Hat for use in game
  • Mission Starter for a Diamond Player
  • Mission Starter for a Gold Player
  • 11,000 Studs
  • 1 Sponsor Pack
  • 1 Classic Stadium
  • 10 Standard Packs
  • 30 MLB PS4 Themes

We’re getting into Ubisoft-level pre-order territory here and there’s a lot to take into account when making your decision, but any way you slice it, pre-ordering the game will give you a jump start on the competition next March.

Written by Josh Langford

Josh Langford

Josh has been gaming since 1977 starting with the Atari 2600.
He currently owns 26 different consoles and 6 different handhelds (all hooked up and in working condition) including all consoles from the current generation.

Josh is currently the US PR & Marketing Manager for Fountain Digital Labs and has recused himself from any involvement on PS Nation arising from posting or editing any news or reviews stemming from FDL.

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