It’s no big surprise that today we learned that baseball will be back on the Switch in 2021 thanks to RBI Baseball 21. And since good news never comes alone, we are entitled to a few details, photos and even a potential release date as a bonus …
If we rely on pre-orders from US retailers, the game will be available from March 16, 2021 in physical and dematerialized version. It remains to be seen when the game will be released in Europe. That’s not all, as with every announcement, we are entitled to many details about this new edition. The first is the athlete promoted. After Christian Yelich last year, this year Tim Anderson, Chicago White Sox shortstop, will be the face of this 2021 version. Now it’s time for news without further delay:
PLAY YOUR WAY. Create a legacy and assert your identity. The MLB world is waiting for you in RBI Baseball 21. RBI is the fast and easy to learn baseball series, perfect for anyone who wants to learn and play, and RBI Baseball 21 offers new features, including player creation. , action-by-action commentary, immersive times of the day and incredible visual enhancements. Go on the plate, hit home runs and lead your club to a world league title in RBI Baseball 21.
Create-A-Player Mode: Create a hitter that fits your style with great customization options and turn him into an MLB Superstar
Action-by-Action Comment: Our most requested feature, detailed action-by-action comment, has arrived at RBI Baseball! Striiiiiiiiiike!
Today’s progress: Watch the sun set over the third baseline with brand new improvements to Daily Progress! Afternoon games will develop throughout the evening and more
Four ways to play
Start and play with exposure mode – Fast Baseball On Demand
Start a dynasty with Franchise Mode – choose your team and develop your own MLB history
Challenge the world with online games – Prove that you are the best with head-to-head confrontations
Hit monstrous home runs in Home Run Derby mode – Lift the trophy with your favorite hitter
Play baseball your way
Extensive customization options let you handle the complexity the way you want
12 combinations of batting control style – hit home runs your way
Customize difficulty with sliders for contextual difficulty
Set the desired camera angle to throw and strike with 19 options
Over 20 licensed tracks including songs from Justin Bieber and Travis Scott, The Chainsmokers, Diplo, Blackbear and more.
So many new things on paper. It remains to be seen whether the game will confirm the good impressions left of the 2020 edition (as our test is available here). Most importantly, will RBI Baseball 21 be the only baseball game on the Nintendo Switch this year? Remember that MLB juggernaut The Show is expected to be a platform this year. We should have the answer during February, when MLB The Show 21 will be unveiled.
In the meantime, we will continue to keep you informed.