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R.B.I. Baseball 20 Available Now For Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch & Steam

R.B.I. Baseball 20

R.B.I. Baseball 20 Available Now For Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch & Steam

R.B.I. Baseball 20 is available now for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam. A release date hasn’t been given for the iOS and Android version, but we’ll make a news post when it’s available.

With that said, let us know what you think of the game, we will have our review online soon.

Legends. Start. Here.

Unleash greatness with your MLB crew in R.B.I. Baseball 20. R.B.I. 20 redefines arcade baseball action with massive advancements including brand new batting, pitching and base running controls, all-new broadcast-style pitching camera, major visual improvements and more authenticity. Plus, all your favorite gameplay modes including Franchise, Exhibition, Online Multiplayer* and Home Run Derby are back!

FEATURES:

  • All-New Controls: Choose pitch types based on real pitcher data, power up to swing for the fences or play it safe for contact & streamlined baserunning controls
  • Pitcher’s Perspective: Brand new broadcast-inspired Pitching Camera gives you a new perspective when delivering pitches
  • Massive Player Model Improvements: Revamped hair & added more details including eye black, pine tar on helmets & dirt & grass stains after dives & slides
  • More Authenticity: Improved stealing & pickoffs, revamped MLB ballparks, tailored cutscene animations & camera angles, better crowd behaviors & improved ball collision
  • All Your Favorite Modes: Franchise, Exhibition, Online Multiplayer* & Home Run Derby
  • Play as The Greats: 165+ MLB Legends & Legend Teams
  • Weekly Updates: Up-to-date Rosters & Stats
  • Groovy soundtrack: Songs from 20 artists

*Feature available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 only.

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  1. In my opinion this game is a must play if you are on Xbox or Switch. I played 2 games last night.
    Pros-
    - I really dig the new pitching. Feels smooth/organic
    - the colors really pop
    - the defense settings were very easy for me to learn and use
    - batting (for me anyway) is a challenge and I like that.
    - Lots of uniform options
    Cons
    - no commentary really - (playing with Spotify)
    - some game faces are super generic
    - the defensive animations need some major work
    For $30 and in this time of No sports this is a solid option to scratch the baseball itch.
    The leap from RBI 19 is HUGE
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    2 questions:
    Is there an option to sim pitching while in game so you can just bat or vice versa?
    2. Is there an option to reduce the number of games in franchise so you don't have to play 162?
    jr86
    2 questions:
    Is there an option to sim pitching while in game so you can just bat or vice versa?
    2. Is there an option to reduce the number of games in franchise so you don't have to play 162?

    I'll try and check later for you.
    jr86
    2 questions:
    Is there an option to sim pitching while in game so you can just bat or vice versa?
    2. Is there an option to reduce the number of games in franchise so you don't have to play 162?

    You can play 52 - 81 - or a full 162 games in franchise.
    Does not look like you can sim pitching from what I see.
    You can do trades and have injuries.
    TecmoZack
    You can play 52 - 81 - or a full 162 games in franchise.
    Does not look like you can sim pitching from what I see.
    You can do trades and have injuries.

    Thank you sir!
    So you can sim in game in The Show but can't reduce the number of games and in this you can reduce number of games but can't sim in game... decisions decisions!
    TecmoZack
    Have not tried. Maybe not a thing?

    What a wonderful game compared to years previous
    In some ways this is like a poor mans mlb the show
    In the batter view I’m even confused to think it’s rbi baseball at all
    I have two complaints and sadly they are very big ones
    The hitting timing and the way you hit will either gel with ppl or it won’t
    I’m on the side of it not gelling with me so far but sometimes I do get a hit and it’s rewarding
    The pitching timing the way the meter fills is way to slow
    I think this game is better if you Play this game at the hardest setting
    But honestly it’s such an improvement a 180 almost
    How is the starting pitcher fatigue? I didn't play last year's, but in past games, the starters would tire out way too quickly and often not go more than 5 innings.
    I'm definitely picking it up for mobile. I was thinking about getting it for Steam, but with the surprise announcement of Super Mega Baseball 3, that is going to be my PC baseball game this year.
    boomhauertjs
    How is the starting pitcher fatigue? I didn't play last year's, but in past games, the starters would tire out way too quickly and often not go more than 5 innings.
    I'm definitely picking it up for mobile. I was thinking about getting it for Steam, but with the surprise announcement of Super Mega Baseball 3, that is going to be my PC baseball game this year.

    Fatigue feels ok. Not enough games to truly judge yet.
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    I played some more playing on pc and srsly in batter view it looks like mlb the show its crazy in pitcher view it looks a tad better than mlb 2k12 on pc but again the interface is very simple
    my thing is they have a HUGE potential for next year if they jump the way they did this year.
    MLB the show has been VERY samey and the fact that the phillies stadium color is wrong for the 4rth year in a row is a complete wash for me ever playing a show game again
    If i had to score this game its very lacking in the commentary areas if it had some broadcast commentary and a few more camera angles and used different loading splashes itd be GREAT
    compared to last years game completely better based off that where rbi baseball was SO samey they really did enough to get me back to their series of games.
    7/10 but a very strong 7
    Much improved over previous years. Very good. I like the modern interface controls but having problems with batting.
    I might be doing it wrong, but to me, it feels backwards to let off the A button to swing rather than to press the A button. (I am playing on PC).
    It's hard to limit the swings to less power/more contact since I am pressing the A button just as the pitcher is beginning his windup. It usually ends up around 50-70% power. I haven't even begun trying to influence my swing yet....
    A lot of homeruns on both sides and when the other team hits one into the gap, I've been able to throw to the cut-off and then behind the runner to get him out. The AI seems to take a wide turn around 2nd base and was able to take advantage of it twice in one game.
    It seems like I'm focusing on the negatives, but there the game is so much improved and fun to play. I'd like to see more use of the analog controls in future editions. Maybe split up the power/contact swing option to seperate buttons and pressing to swing instead of releasing to swing... Just my thoughts, but a good buy! Well worth the price!
    Alright I'm a sucker for any baseball game, so I picked this up even though I will be getting a PS4 and the Show in the next couple of weeks.
    Pluses, the graphics and controls have improved. Like the challenge of the "Modern" controls (power meter for hitting and the selecting the pitch option. Adds a lot of strategy fun to the game. The loading between innings seems a few seconds quicker than last year and light years ahead of RBI 18.
    The worst thing I've seen though in any baseball game for a long while is the online play of this title. On XBOX, I could only find one player to connect to and when I did, it was an outright low frame rate, stop motion s***show. That needs to be smoothed out big time!
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Thadeus
    Can you change cameras for the batter and pitcher?
    Yes in a way, if you choose modern controls you will get the straight up batting cam and the pitcher view cam. If you choose classic controls, you get the views from last year. If you choose classic pitching, you can still choose pitcher view and get a N64 like Ken Griffey pitcher cam which I like. You can mix modern controls with classic if you want (batting/pitching).
    Just wanted add my two cents, bought the Switch version this year.
    - Bummed that once again there's no online multiplayer for the Switch edition. However, hearing a few posts back that Xbox is having major performance issues online makes me think I'm not missing out on much.
    - Batting and pitching. Holy crap, I'm glad to see a more modern system in RBI. Pitching feels good, batting is going to take me a bit getting used to. I'm not comfortable with not having some type of "quick swing" mechanic, but I also totally get why modern batting is the way it is.
    - Animations. Lots of awkward animation transitions on defense. Diving, in general, just looks super weird. Diving also leads to instances where the ball vacuums into the defenders glove in the infield. In the outfield, there are times where it looks like the ball drops onto the ground but is called out. Just seems that a few things need to be ironed out post release.
    - Two plays of note really stick out to me regarding the above: I once had the first baseman dive for a grounder and the ball ricocheted off of some invisible barrier that was nowhere near the player. Not even close. Second, an outfielder that drove near the wall and had their glove pass through the wall to catch the ball for an out.
    - No choice to enable the DH in exhibition games. I figured with the universal DH this year they would at least give us the option to turn it on or off.
    Haven't touched anything beyond exhibition yet. But those are a few of the things I liked/noticed. I like the fact that the RBI team are making strides to really improve the game. I just wish it they had started that process sooner with The Show seemingly going multiplatform next year.
    Update: I played another game online today and it was much better. Maybe it was just the person I played or my ping before but online is playable today. Still could be a lot smoother though.
    I've watched some vids to see how the pitching works.
    Is there more than one way to pitch? How is it compared to The Show?
    (I really miss 2K's analog pitching and dynamics. The fatigue, loss of control, etc.. it really did make some at-bats a stressful experience, lol)
    Downloading this today on Switch. Looking forward to diving in and checking it all out. I played 19 quite a bit and overall enjoyed my time with it. I hope the new pitching and hitting cameras/mechanics will increase the amount of time I spend with the game.
    baconbits11
    Alright I'm a sucker for any baseball game, so I picked this up even though I will be getting a PS4 and the Show in the next couple of weeks.
    Pluses, the graphics and controls have improved. Like the challenge of the "Modern" controls (power meter for hitting and the selecting the pitch option. Adds a lot of strategy fun to the game. The loading between innings seems a few seconds quicker than last year and light years ahead of RBI 18.
    The worst thing I've seen though in any baseball game for a long while is the online play of this title. On XBOX, I could only find one player to connect to and when I did, it was an outright low frame rate, stop motion s***show. That needs to be smoothed out big time!
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Thadeus
    Can you change cameras for the batter and pitcher?
    Yes in a way, if you choose modern controls you will get the straight up batting cam and the pitcher view cam. If you choose classic controls, you get the views from last year. If you choose classic pitching, you can still choose pitcher view and get a N64 like Ken Griffey pitcher cam which I like. You can mix modern controls with classic if you want (batting/pitching).

    Just wanted to confirm that it still has the old style RBI pitching. I've always enjoyed that classic arcade style pitching and wanted to make sure it was still in the game since the focus was the new controls instead. Thanks!
    If you enjoyed RBI 19, you'll have a blast with 20. I picked up the Switch version again, as I love being able to play in handheld mode.
    The new pitching and hitting mechanics work really well and add depth and variety to the game.
    Hitting is tough to get the hang of at first, but with a little practice, you'll have the system down. The new camera angle makes it easier to read pitches, but just know that if a pitch even grazes the strike zone, it will be called a strike, so plan accordingly.
    Pitching is pretty straightforward, but the fact that you can throw 3-6 different types of pitches is huge. The camera angle behind the pitcher also helps freshen the experience up, as previously you were stuck with one angle for hitting and pitching.
    Stadium detail is once again pretty spot on. Player models are about the same as last year and animations are still limited and not smooth, but I would say don't take away from the overall experience.
    For me, the game is FUN. I can finish a 9-inning game in around 30-40 minutes, and the game is a nice blend of arcade and simulation.
    MightyDuck
    Just wanted to confirm that it still has the old style RBI pitching. I've always enjoyed that classic arcade style pitching and wanted to make sure it was still in the game since the focus was the new controls instead. Thanks!

    Yes I can confirm the old styles are in the game, hitting and pitching, it is called "classic" in the options.
    Could some kind soul answer a couple questions on this game? 1. Can you switch sides during an exhibition game, so you can hit for both teams? 2. Managing rosters in exhibition mode, can you trade, get free agents, etc? Details appreciated and thanks.
    This is a pleasant surprise:
    1) it’s getting general positive feedback, recognizing that it’s not The Show but still decent for what it is
    2) It’s available on PC again.
    I’ll certainly give this a try tonight. Super Mega Baseball is a very good baseball game, but I could never fully get past the cartoon characters...hopefully RBI can scratch my PC baseball itch until (hopefully) we see The Show on PC next year.
    LeetchNorris
    Could some kind soul answer a couple questions on this game? 1. Can you switch sides during an exhibition game, so you can hit for both teams? 2. Managing rosters in exhibition mode, can you trade, get free agents, etc? Details appreciated and thanks.

    Can't speak for RBI 20 but I do have RBI 19 and the games appear to be fairly similar with regards to the questions you're asking based on YouTube videos I've seen.
    1) No, in RBI 19 you can't switch to the other team mid game. I only have one XBox controller so not sure if it's possible to do something tricky using two XBox controllers.
    2) Yes, you manage/create new rosters that can be used for exhibition mode. If you go to create a new franchise mode you have the option of using this saved roster (or the default or latest roster that RBI itself provided).
    Bought it today, initial impressions are good, but that batting, not sure how I'm going to make out with that. I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place. If I use classic batting, it's too easy and I hate seeing fast balls and "wobbly" pitches. If I used modern, my brain is hard wired from years of baseball games to press the button when you want to swing, not to release for a swing.
    I wish there was a way to have a single press swing but still get the views and pitch variety in modern batting. Inability to adjust pitch speed is a challenge for me as well. I'm a pretty casual player and even in The Show I have to turn the pitch speed way down for me to be able to react, it doesn't seem like there's anyway to do that here.
    I've played one hour so I have one more hour on steam to practice batting before I make a decision to refund or not...hopefully I can figure it out because other than the batting I do like the game.
    dr1980
    I wish there was a way to have a single press swing but still get the views and pitch variety in modern batting.

    Is it possible to just use Modern batting and do a quick button press to hit? Granted, you won't get the benefit of a full charge meter but maybe it simplifies the whole mechanic a bit? Don't have the game but I'm curious about this as well because from videos I'm watching of the game the modern hitting looks a bit tricky. Guys are either striking out or hitting home runs with a 100% charge meter and not much in between it seems.
    dewjo
    Is it possible to just use Modern batting and do a quick button press to hit? Granted, you won't get the benefit of a full charge meter but maybe it simplifies the whole mechanic a bit?

    I'm using an Xbox 360 controller on PC and my experience is that a quick tap doesn't register as a swing. Very light swings don't seem to put much force on the ball.
    dewjo
    Just saw this video on YouTube. Any RBI Baseball 20 owners know has this person was able to use what appears to be the 'Classic' batting mechanic in combination with the new 'Modern' batting camera angle? I didn't think this was possible.

    Yes, that's exactly what I want! The pitcher has a full repertoire of pitches as well which I haven't been able to get using classic swing. I'd love to know how he did that, did I miss something obvious in the settings?
    While the game is much better than pass versions, whoever came up with the new "Modern" hitting mechanics should be fired. I understand they were probably trying something different to differentiate the game from The Show but talk about being counter intuitive.
    Eh-Red
    While the game is much better than pass versions, whoever came up with the new "Modern" hitting mechanics should be fired. I understand they were probably trying something different to differentiate the game from The Show but talk about being counter intuitive.

    I concur... The batting is killing the game. PRESSING a button instead of releasing a button to swing is more natural (or even using the analog control to swing). I enjoy the pitching, much improved.
    We're testing a console patch! Game plan:
    ⚾ Fix defensive base coverage issues
    ⚾ Fix defensive fielder selection issues
    ⚾ Fix issues w/ tagging out sliding baserunners
    ⚾ Fix soft lock in online play w/ pinch hitters
    ⚾ Ballpark updates
    ⚾ Behavior improvements
    & more!
    To be released after testing. Stay tuned!
    There is a major bug in this game
    The computer can barely make contact just throwing the ball down the middle. And I have it on easy mode.
    Last years game in RBI 19 you throw it down the middle the computer would light you up with hits and homers.
    There is always major bugs with this game. Who knows If they will fix it. Thought it was bug free until I played a whole game and noticed that right away
    I played against AL legends, the best of the best and they either barely tap the ball or strikeout throwing it down the middle every time.
    It's crazy
    viper652
    There is a major bug in this game
    The computer can barely make contact just throwing the ball down the middle. And I have it on easy mode.
    Last years game in RBI 19 you throw it down the middle the computer would light you up with hits and homers.
    There is always major bugs with this game. Who knows If they will fix it. Thought it was bug free until I played a whole game and noticed that right away

    Don't have the game but wouldn't playing it on easy make the cpu suck on purpose? Probably need to up the difficulty.
    Guess what, went up to hard and the computer can barely make any contact. It makes no difference.
    I just played 10 games against the Yankees and only one hit a homer in 10 games. The Yankees have a 99 rated power. Just throwing it down the middle every time with average speed.
    The mode makes no difference. In RBI 19 doing the same there was closer to 100 homers. About an average of 4 weakly hit balls that are hits. In 19 it would be closer to 30 hits with line drives all over the place with the same Yankee team.
    Every team in this game can barely make contact. It's either a strikeout or a poorly weak hit ball throwing down the middle of the plate every time.
    To tell you how bloody awful this bug is, Judge and Stanton seem to have the weakest power on the Yankees. Brett Gardner the most.
    Gardner was the only player to hit a homer out of 10 games played.
    I can't believe how they could screw up the game engine this bad. RBI 19 was perfect except for the really bad franchise bug where teams played nearly 200 games a season. Which they never fixed.
    Except for that it was perfect
    viper652
    I have RBI 20 on the PC and Android phone.
    It's the same screwed up game engine :(
    You're pretty much going down the same route you did last year (which makes it even more amazing that you bought the game again). You've stated your issues. Either work around them and wait for a patch or put the game down. But don't keep posting your negative venom here when we all know how you feel. It's useless, man.
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    longranger
    How is it on the switch

    I'm enjoying it, playing mostly in handheld mode. New cameras makes it easier to play on the Switch, imo.
    TheShizNo1
    You're pretty much going down the same route you did last year (which makes it even more amazing that you bought the game again). You've stated your issues. Either work around them and wait for a patch or put the game down. But don't keep posting your negative venom here when we all know how you feel. It's useless, man.
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    All he's saying is that the cpu can't hit. I think letting people know this an issue is acceptable.
    Will I Am
    All he's saying is that the cpu can't hit. I think letting people know this an issue is acceptable.

    I started out on Medium and I lost 12-0, so, CPU, hit, but I didn't.
    To each their own, YMMV.
    I'd like to give impressions of online play but I don't think anyone plays online. I keep searching and searching a number of times. I've done this a few nights, and still nothing.
    Most of the players are standing way too far off the plate. The very few that stand near the plate seem to have a bit of power.
    That might be the problem
    Brett Gardner seems to have the most power by far on the Yankees
    The biggest challenge for me with the new hitting system is taking pitches. Hold the button down to not swing, but doing that can cause you to be late on pitches that wind up being ones you want to offer at. I probably just need more time with the game to get into a better rhythm with it.
    Pitching, on the other hand, feels great.
    Will I Am
    All he's saying is that the cpu can't hit. I think letting people know this an issue is acceptable.
    That's not "all" that's going on here. I'm not trying to derail the thread since there's a lot of constructive talk going on, so if you wanna continue discussing this, pm me.
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    If they would patch this to allow classic hitting with modern camera view, and allow A button to be used to hit without charging power, this game would be pretty good. It's already light years ahead of last years game. I have played more games than I did all of last year.
    Like most others, I really like the new pitching mechanics. As far as pitching goes, this game now feels like a real, modern video baseball game, and I am really enjoying that part of it.
    The hitting needs work. I get what they're trying to do, but as has been mentioned, it's much more intuitive to push a button to hit rather than release a button to hit. And the hitting seems to be all or nothing because it is very difficult to time the power meter for anything other than 100% which often results in a home run.
    Also, the addition of real announcers would really help the presentation of the game. In this day and age, the lack of announcers makes the game feel cheap (which I guess it is) and really lowers the immersion factor.
    Overall, this game is light years better than previous versions and as an Xbox player, I am happy to finally have a baseball game that is at least fun to play even if it's still lacking in a few areas.
    rlsimpson2
    Like most others, I really like the new pitching mechanics. As far as pitching goes, this game now feels like a real, modern video baseball game, and I am really enjoying that part of it.
    The hitting needs work. I get what they're trying to do, but as has been mentioned, it's much more intuitive to push a button to hit rather than release a button to hit. And the hitting seems to be all or nothing because it is very difficult to time the power meter for anything other than 100% which often results in a home run.
    Also, the addition of real announcers would really help the presentation of the game. In this day and age, the lack of announcers makes the game feel cheap (which I guess it is) and really lowers the immersion factor.
    Overall, this game is light years better than previous versions and as an Xbox player, I am happy to finally have a baseball game that is at least fun to play even if it's still lacking in a few areas.

    Glad you mentioned announcers. I would take anything even a NBA Jam/NFL Blitz type guy. It shouldn't be that hard to do announcing. Grab Tim Kitzrow or Terry (Dan Stevens) McGovern and have them say the players name and just announce their stats and where the ball is hit. That would do for me. Something like what Super Mega Baseball does.
    What would really be great though is something like the guys from Triple Play baseball back in the day (Jim Hughson/Buck Martinez). Their commentating was limited but fun to listen to .
    Or maybe let you press/release one of the other buttons to set the charging meter, then press A to swing, instead of assigning charging and swinging to one button. That would seem a potential solution.
    baconbits11
    If they would patch this to allow classic hitting with modern camera view, and allow A button to be used to hit without charging power, this game would be pretty good. It's already light years ahead of last years game. I have played more games than I did all of last year.
    baconbits11
    If they would patch this to allow classic hitting with modern camera view, and allow A button to be used to hit without charging power, this game would be pretty good. It's already light years ahead of last years game. I have played more games than I did all of last year.

    Yep. Especially frustrating because this is definitely possible thru some type of glitch/quirk/bug when playing in an online (?) multiplayer match.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVAlwcdb_44
    The game might also benefit from separate difficulty settings for batting and pitching similar to how NCAA 14 had separate settings for offense and defense.
    Somebody mentioned on another forum that there are more homers hit by the user. I just hit 12 and 10 in the last few games when the best I could do was 6-7 last year.
    Weird how it's the exact opposite from the CPU.
    It would be a perfect arcade baseball game If they fix the major CPU not hitting bug. (And cut down on user homers)
    I hope they actually listen to their customers this time
    inkcil
    So what's the consensus on the game after a few weeks? Worth a buy for someone who wants a MLB-licensed baseball fix on the go?

    I have it for xbox and am enjoying it. The new pitching mechanics are great. The hitting is too much all or nothing, not enough hit variety. However, the last three games in my Reds franchise have been a 12-10 slugfest (couldn't keep the ball in the yard), a 5-4 nailbiter, and a 3-1 pitchers dual on medium difficulty, so I am getting some variety that way.
    Obviously, this game isn't The Show, and as long as you understand that going in, there's fun to be had, and for the price, I'm happy with my purchase.
    Did the patch fix the CPU's laughably weak hitting.
    I have played over 100 games against the Yankees and Stanton and Judge still can't hit a homer.
    Or even a line drive
    rlsimpson2
    I have it for xbox and am enjoying it. The new pitching mechanics are great. The hitting is too much all or nothing, not enough hit variety. However, the last three games in my Reds franchise have been a 12-10 slugfest (couldn't keep the ball in the yard), a 5-4 nailbiter, and a 3-1 pitchers dual on medium difficulty, so I am getting some variety that way.
    Obviously, this game isn't The Show, and as long as you understand that going in, there's fun to be had, and for the price, I'm happy with my purchase.

    The game would be real fun If the CPU could hit anything but weak infield grounders and barely anything past the infield dirt
    Starting to get the hang of hitting and have even managed to draw some walks in my last couple of games as I get better at reading pitches. It's a counterintuitive system, but I don't think it's bad and I'm glad that they tried to do something different to keep the game fresh.
    I like the game too, I am however wondering why does the computer throw all fastballs and right down the middle. I haven't seen any breaking balls or anything out of the zone. I think it would be a better game with that.
    If anybody knows how to change that please let me know.
    Uksam21
    I like the game too, I am however wondering why does the computer throw all fastballs and right down the middle. I haven't seen any breaking balls or anything out of the zone. I think it would be a better game with that.
    If anybody knows how to change that please let me know.

    I haven't played in a few days, but last game I recall seeing off-speed pitches from the CPU. Can't comment on the frequency of those, but they were there.
    I'm also curious to see if CPU aggression at the plate has been toned down. They were swinging at everything the last few games I played, even pitches thrown well out of the zone.
    I just want to know why MLB can license games that are actually fun mechanics-wise such as the show for playstation, or even on mobile such as mlb perfect inning or 9 innings, yet their rbi-baseball iterations for both of those platforms are lacking severely every year. I understand they aren't trying to make it like a fancy sim like the show. But that should mean the mechanics are more simple and run more smoothly yet mlb perfect inning is just as, or more, entertaining to play and less buggy.
    Shoot, the graphics are still so bad that you might as well just download the old 9 innings arcade style games and play that instead.
    Bumped the difficulty up to Hard and that's where I'm going to stay. Really enjoying how the game is playing and the CPU is challenging, but not in a cheap way.
    Two things I've noticed recently:
    -More breaking pitches being thrown by the CPU.
    -Improved CPU plate discipline
    Overall, having a lot of fun with the game (Switch).
    Another patch is here.
    https://www.rbigame.com/r-b-i-20-patch/
    More than 50 bug fixes, improvements and optimizations, including but not limited to:
    Fixed catcher reaction delay on bunts
    Fixed 0% power swing responsiveness
    Fixed a soft lock that could occur in online play after pinch hitting for the pitcher in the previous inning
    Fixed occasional no call from ump on very close non-force plays with a safe sliding runner
    Added some more signature animations
    Smoothed out a few gameplay animation issues
    Fixed catcher sliding off to the dugout in his crouch in online play
    Swing charge meter state fixes
    Fixed batter awarded an RBI on a double play
    Fixed a situation where AI fielder would make a poor throw decision
    Fixed several bugs that could occur when leaving an online game before it’s over (quits, forfeits, disconnects)
    Minor gameplay camera fixes
    VO overlapping audio fixes
    Minor HRD UI fixes
    Minor HRD camera fixes
    Minor HRD audio fixes
    Minor gameplay HUD UI fixes
    Team color UI fixes
    Minor UI audio fixes
    Other minor UI fixes
    Memory optimizations
    Japanese text fixes
    Nintendo Switch & Steam (Switch coming soon, Steam out now):
    More than 50 bug fixes, improvements and optimizations, including but not limited to:
    Fixed fielders sometimes catching the ball without playing a catch animation
    Fixed pre-loaded throws sometimes being incorrectly canceled
    Fixed catcher reaction delay on bunts
    Fixed 0% power swing responsiveness
    Fixed runners sometimes advancing an extra base with Classic Baserunning
    Fixed stealing exploit
    Fixed occasional no call from ump on very close non-force plays with a safe sliding runner
    Optimized transition from cutscenes to gameplay
    Improved several pitching animations
    Added some more signature animations
    Smoothed out a few gameplay animation issues
    Swing charge meter state fixes
    Fixed batter award an RBI on a double play
    Fixed a situation where AI fielder would make a poor throw decision
    Minor gameplay camera fixes
    VO overlapping audio fixes
    Minor HRD UI fixes
    Minor HRD camera fixes
    Minor HRD audio fixes
    Minor gameplay HUD UI fixes
    Team color UI fixes
    Minor UI audio fixes
    Other minor UI fixes
    Memory optimizations
    Japanese text fixes
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    Since the update, I'm having diverse games.
    I was in my first ever extra inning game and lost by a run with 16 innings logged in.
    That game the AI had 23 hits and 0 HR's.
    Next game, I lost by a run, 3-2 and each team had 5 hits
    The Cards hit 2 HR's in that game that accounted for all the runs, all FB's on the outside corner of the plate. The series before that Bryant and Rizzo jacked HR's with pitches above the strike zone.
    So, I'm getting games where the AI does hit HR's, prior to the update and after the update.
    roadman
    Since the update, I'm having diverse games.
    I was in my first ever extra inning game and lost by a run with 16 innings logged in.
    That game the AI had 23 hits and 0 HR's.
    Next game, I lost by a run, 3-2 and each team had 5 hits
    The Cards hit 2 HR's in that game that accounted for all the runs, all FB's on the outside corner of the plate. The series before that Bryant and Rizzo jacked HR's with pitches above the strike zone.
    So, I'm getting games where the AI does hit HR's, prior to the update and after the update.

    That's some nice variety, Road. Waiting for the latest patch to hit the Switch.
    I had a game the other day where the cpu put up 8 runs off me in the 1st inning. They were crushing everything. I've noticed not getting away with bad pitches as much especially when my pitcher is tired.
    inkcil
    For Switch people, did this game ever get a patch? Thanks.

    Latest patch dropped today, according to the developers on Twitter.
    How is the CPU scoring any amount of runs?
    The Yankees have the highest rated power yet nobody can hit for any power except Brett Gardner.
    Judge and Stanton can barely ever make contact. They can barely hit the ball in the outfield.
    It's the same story with other teams. On any mode. Throwing any pitch
    How have they not fixed this awful bug yet. Both on Android and CPU
    I have played over 150 games against the Yankees at least, yet Judge and Stanton still haven't hit a homer yet.
    If that doesn't tell you how screwed up this game is, I don't know what will.
    Usually the opponent can barely score a run. A hard hit ball is such a fluke
    We're playing different games, then, because I'm not experiencing that at all. The CPU's offense is just fine and I see a good variety of results.
    DJ
    We're playing different games, then, because I'm not experiencing that at all. The CPU's offense is just fine and I see a good variety of results.

    Have you noticed the improvements advertised in the latest patch? I am planning to pick the Switch version this weekend.
    DJ
    We're playing different games, then, because I'm not experiencing that at all. The CPU's offense is just fine and I see a good variety of results.

    What are you using to play with?
    It's the same with both Android and on the computer
    I'm getting a much different experience than you are too.
    I'm seeing a variety of hits and Hr's.
    I'm playing on the xbox.
    CPU has hit HR's on me and down the middle or up high.
    inkcil
    Have you noticed the improvements advertised in the latest patch? I am planning to pick the Switch version this weekend.

    Somehow I missed this post. I have definitely noticed the in-game improvements that were called out in the last patch. Really enjoying how the game is playing right now on Switch.

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