MLB The Show 21, developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment’s San Diego Studio, will launch on Xbox Game Pass on April 20 — its launch day. Major League Baseball and Microsoft introduced the information on Friday via the Xbox Wire.

Xbox Game Pass subscribers may have on the spot entry to MLB The Show 21 on April 20 on Xbox One and Xbox Series X. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers can play the sport on Android gadgets by way of the cloud on that date. The recreation has cross-platform play and progress, which signifies that gamers can simply swap which machine they’re enjoying on.

“As we said from the beginning, this is an incredible moment for all of us and bringing the franchise to more players and baseball fans is something we we at MLB, MLB Players, Inc., and Xbox are all excited about,” MLB video games vp Jamie Leece said.

It was stunning sufficient to be taught that the previously PlayStation-exclusive baseball sim would launch on Microsoft’s consoles — making this the primary “simulation-quality game” to launch on Xbox since Major League Baseball 2K13.

Now, Xbox Game Pass is well the most effective deal in gaming for sports activities followers — it has many of the main franchise titles, together with NBA 2K, Madden NFL, Football Manager, FIFA, and NHL. (Electronic Arts’ sports activities video games are a part of EA Play, which comes with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.)

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate prices $14.99 a month and contains Xbox Live Gold, which lets gamers entry on-line multiplayer.

MLB The Show 21 launches April 20 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.