With MLB The Show 21 coming to Xbox and PlayStation for current and next-gen consoles, there is plenty of excitement surrounding the game’s release. A standard cover star was revealed for the game just days ago and now the Collector’s Edition details are available. An all-time legend will appear on the cover of the game which will also arrive on the PS and Xbox consoles.
Collector’s Edition cover star announced
At the start of the month, we learned that San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. will appear on the current and next-gen Standard Edition cover for the new baseball video game.
On Wednesday, February 3, PlayStation tweeted out a reveal video to show off the MLB The Show 21 cover star. The Collector’s Edition will feature the legendary Jackie Robinson, “the man who changed the game” on the front of the game.
The video features another legend of the game, Ken Griffey Jr., narrating over footage of Jackie Robinson highlights and highlights of the scholarship in his name. At the end of the video, it’s revealed that PlayStation will donate a dollar for every copy of the Collector’s Edition purchased to Jackie Robinson Foundation’s Scholars Program.
The Jackie Robinson Collector’s Edition of the game will be available for $84.99 and includes a number of bonuses. It’s also mentioned that gamer’s should buy the Collector’s Edition (or Digital Deluxe) on their preferred console type if they want to have both the Current and Next-Gen editions of the game.
The Collector’s Edition includes the following:
- MLB The Show 21 game
- Next-Gen Game Access via download code
- Limited Edition Steel Book
-  Days Early Access
-  Diamond Variety Pack
-  Gold Choice Packs
- Double Daily Login Rewards (For the life cycle of MLB The Show 21)
-  The Show Packs
- [10,000] Stubs for MLB The Show 21
- Immediate Access to digital Jackie Robinson Bat Skin
In addition to the Jackie Robinson Edition, there is also a Digital Deluxe Edition and The Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition. More details about each edition and what they include are available here.
When is MLB The Show 21 coming to Xbox and PS5?
MLB The Show 21 will arrive on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for current get consoles. It will also be available for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles. As previously mentioned this will be the first time that the San Diego Studios baseball sim title arrives on Microsoft’s game consoles.
The game’s official release date will fall on April 20, 2021, for all of the above consoles. However, gamers who pre-order the Jackie Robinson Edition, Digital Deluxe Edition, or Jackie Robinson Deluxe Edition get four days early access. That means we should MLB The Show 21 coming to Xbox as soon as April 16, 2021, for those who got in on pre-orders.
Visit our MLB news page to get more updates for the upcoming game.