As the only officially licensed first party videogame by Major League Baseball Properties (MLBP); Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) ; MLB’06: The Show is set to unveil new core features and platform specific advancements. Across both the PlayStation 2 and PSP platforms; the all-new Rivalry Mode allows players to set up and maintain multi-game rivalries; while tracking stats for the life of the rivalry. For baseball fans seeking to master the art of pitching and batting the innovative King of the Diamond Mode brings players a classic playground duel where a pitcher and batter from opposing teams square off in a head-to-head mini game that showcases the intensity of the duel.
- MLB’06: The Show for the PSP system suits up for the season with the a ll-new Career Mode for gamers to create a player and take them out to play anytime anywhere and a Season Mode that now offers multiple seasons.
- Users can choose their favorite team play the regular season advance to the playoffs be crowned the World Series Champion and even create their own dynasty.
- With the new Historical Greats option n ostalgic fans of America’s Pastime players can go up against baseball legends. For gamers on the go MLB’06: The Show offers multiplayer gameplay either locally via Ad Hoc Mode or across the nation via Infrastructure Mode.
- Additionally sports fanatics can utilize the new online news service to get the latest MLB news feeds online or save them to the Memory Stick Duo and review them offline at their convenience.