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MLB The Show 22 Competitive Co-op Mode Announced

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San Diego Studios announced a competitive co-op mode for MLB The Show 22 allowing for friends to play 2-v-2 or 3-v-3 online together.

A major announcement for the MLB The Show 22 franchise which was preceded by announcements of a Nintendo Switch version and cross-progress/cross-save functionality across all available platforms. Not to mention, the cover star reveal of Los Angeles Angels superstar and reigning American League MVP Shohei Ohtani.

"This online feature makes it possible to squad up and play 2v2 or 3v3 with your favorite MLB or MiLB teams in Play Now mode online or with your card collection in Diamond Dynasty in MLB The Show 22. Team up online with friends, family, or other competitors across any console platform where MLB The Show 22 is available. You can also combine your select Diamond Dynasty cards with your teammates’ collections to field the ultimate team and prove who the kings and queens of the diamond are," San Diego Studios said in the announcement.

MLB The Show 22 Competitive Co-op Mode Announced

Competitive co-op play is a brand new feature that will allow players to team up across modes, including Diamond Dynasty, in either 2-v-2 or 3-v-3 settings.

San Diego Studios also announced that a tech test for the upcoming title would take place Feb. 17-23. More information on the tech test can be found here.

The following schedule has been outlined in terms of reveals leading up to the game's release:

  • 2/16 – Online Co-op and Technical Test
  • 2/24 – Nintendo Switch
  • 3/3 – Gameplay updates: Pitching, Hitting and Fielding
  • 3/10 – Commentary
  • 3/17 – March to October and Presentation Update
  • 3/24 – Road to the Show and Ballplayer
  • 3/31 – Diamond Dynasty, Live Content, and Esports

MLB The Show 22 launches April 5 on PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch.