Toronto Blue Jays third baseman, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been announced as the cover athlete for Canada. Last year, the Canadien cover athlete for R.B.I. Baseball 19, featured teammate Lourdes Gurriel Jr.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. broke records last year in the home run derby, belting 91 total bombs. Although he didn’t win, it was fun to watch. He finished the year with 15 home runs, 69 R.B.I. (NICE) and a .272 batting average.
R.B.I. Baseball 20 is scheduled to be released on March 17 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch for $29.99, as well as iOS and Android devices for $6.99.
Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers was named the cover athlete for R.B.I. Baseball 20, back in November for all other regions.
R.B.I. Baseball 20 will feature an all-new controls system, brand new broadcast pitching camera view, player model improvements, improved authenticity and more. Check out some of the features below.
Legends. Start. Here. Unleash greatness with your MLB crew in R.B.I. Baseball 20. R.B.I. 20 redefines arcade baseball action with major advancements and improvements.
- 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 base running 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 & 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
The R.B.I. Baseball 20 soundtrack features 18 songs, which you can listen to in the embedded player below, or listen to the full playlist on Spotify.
Gamers that pre-order the game through GameStop, can get one exclusive Squeezy Mate, while supplies last. One item will be chosen at random among the following Squeezy Mate players: Ozzie Albies, Gary Sanchez, Vladimir Guerrero,Jr., Christian Yelitch, Fernando Tatis, Jr., Pete Alonso, and Walker Buehler.
If you missed our R.B.I. Baseball 19 review from last year, you can read it here.
We’ve captured a bunch of R.B.I. Baseball 20 screenshots from the trailer below.
Also, if you’re feeling chipper, you can enter, for a chance to win a hat, signed by Vlad Jr. himself, by following @RBIGAME and RT’ing the message below. There is no purchase necessary, but you have to enter before 4:59 PM ET on Tuesday, March 10 for a chance to win.
Here are the official rules, good luck!
— R.B.I. Baseball 20 (@RBIGAME) March 9, 2020