League commissioners can customize virtually every aspect of the league. Here are just some of the notable settings commissioners can adjust:

  • League size (2-30 members)
  • Season length (4-162 games)
  • Difficulty (rookie, pro, all-star, hall of fame or legend)
  • Designated Hitter (on/off)
  • Postseason teams
  • Postseason series length (1, 3, 5 or 7 games)
  • Number of innings, balks on/off, guess pitch on/off, quick counts on/off, umpires
  • Game sliders for humans and CPUs
  • Slider to adjust wind

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SDS dipped its toes into the eSports world in MLB The Show 19, hosting two competitive tournaments towards the end of the year, each of which had $10,000 prize pools. It looks as though they will build on this in The Show 20, as competitive tournaments have been integrated into the game itself.

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Now, tournament game results will be automatically reported, which gives players a much smoother competitive experience. Lastly, SDS revealed that Battle Royale mode will be integrated into certain competitive events, meaning that users will have to draft a squad, rather than use their own Diamond Dynasty ‘credit card’ team.

The developers teased Diamond Dynasty diehards by showing the card art for three of the game’s already-announced new legends: All-Star Gary Sheffield, Breakout David Ortiz and Postseason Mariano Rivera.

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These three cards will be choices in a Diamond Dynasty pack available to those who pre-order MLB The Show 20.

The Show developers also revealed Todd Helton will be added as a new legend in Diamond Dynasty this year. Here is a screenshot from the teaser video.

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