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RBI Baseball 19 Announced; Release Date, Pricing, Cover Athlete

January 26, 2019 at 11:41pm

RBI Baseball 19 has been announced as the latest entry in this annual series that graces all the platforms from consoles to mobile devices. It provides an arcade style of Baseball and with that official announcement, there's a release window along with pricing for the various versions. To start, the cover athlete will be Alex Bregman, third baseman of the Houston Astros. The cover star was announced at Astros FanFest in Houston. RBI Baseball 18 will be available on Xbox One; Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, iphone, ipad and a number of supported Android devices.

It will cost $29.99 USD on consoles with the cost on mobile devices being $6.99 USD. All the titles are assumed to launch relatively close together in March as is the usual tradition. It's also worth noting that this is the second in the series that's entirely developed by Major League Baseball. With each year there comes changes and with RBI Baseball 2019 there will be a number of them. You can find all the highlighted new features for the game below. Keep in mind that some aspects will vary by platform.
RBI Baseball 19 Screenshot
The New Features
Your Franchise with Total Flexibility:
Develop and manage your MLB squad across multiple seasons by adding at the trade deadline, signing free agents, calling up prospects and even taking advantage of newly added two-way players.

Fashion Sense:
Every official 2019 uniform for all 30 teams including more gear and equipment options than ever before.

Authentic MLB Players:
Updated player models including over 350 redesigned likenesses, hundreds of new animations, more realistic player movements and reactions to deliver a whole new level of authenticity.

Revamped Physics:
Reengineered ball physics bring realism to every pitch, hit, and play.

Legends & Legend Teams:
Play as 165+ all-time greats. All-new Legends Teams available for play on Exhibition Mode and Friendly Online matches.

Stunning Environments:
Amplified lighting, textures, cinematic sequences and 3-D crowd system in all 30 ballparks.

Home Run Derby, Your Way:
Pick any MLB player or MLB Legend, compete in any MLB ballpark and customize a bracket for the ultimate Derby showdown

Online Multiplayer:
Play ranked and friendly exhibition games with friends and the rest of the world.

Bigger and Better Soundtrack:
A new soundtrack with music from popular artists including OneRepublic, CHVRCHES, Greta Van Fleet, and many more!

Weekly Stats & Roster Updates:
Stay up-to-date with weekly roster updates throughout the regular season with performance-based statistical tuning.

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RBI Baseball 19 Cover Athlete

Gamerheadquarters Reviewer Jason Stettner