10:29 AM - March 15, 2016 by boomhauertjs
R.B.I. Baseball 16 is scheduled to release on March 29 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, iOS, Android and PC/Mac via Steam with physical copies available in store on April 5 for $19.99. Watch the trailer here.
Mookie Betts was announced as the cover athlete back in January and today the team revealed Toronto Blue Jays pitcher, Marcus Stroman, will be featured on the cover in Canada, exclusively.
Make the play
- Make the play with your favorite Major League Baseball team and win the World Series!
- R.B.I. Baseball 16 features new fielding moves like dives, wall catches, pump-fakes and more!
- R.B.I. 16 features enhanced lighting and graphics, revamped defensive AI and improved batting system.
- Track your season stats by team, player and league leaders across multiple seasons. Sim through games in Season mode!
- Modify your lineup with complete MLB rosters or play classic R.B.I. Baseball 16-player rosters. Downloadable roster updates throughout the 2016 season.
- Take your skills to the next level and compete online (Console and PC versions only)
- Defense: A redeveloped defensive AI will introduce new fielding capabilities including dives, wall catches, fake throws and more. This system will give users more control than ever before in making defensive plays.
- Baserunning: Built in part from MLBAM's award-winning tracking technology, Statcast™, baserunners' abilities will be driven by on-field metrics from the 2015 MLB season.
- Batting: An improved batting engine will feature variable perfect timing. For the best outcome, swing earlier on inside pitches and later on outside pitches.
- Pitching: With a reworked pitching strategy AI, pitchers will play to their individual strengths. For example, a pitcher who features a wide range of velocity will mix speeds more often.
- Season SIM: During season mode play, sim a game or multiple games to quickly advance through the season and into the postseason -- should the team win its division or earn a Wild Card spot.
- Lineup: Modify a team's lineup pregame or in-game, including substitution strategies such as double switches. Lineups can be set from a franchise's 40-man roster or the game's classic 16-player rosters.
- Graphics: All 30 MLB ballparks will feature a new lighting system based on actual geographic locations, field views and additional hi-resolution realistic design elements.