MLB 15 The Show Update on PS4 & PS3 Today Fixes Crashes, Tweaks Gameplay

May 13, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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With the changes applicable for both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 versions, MLB 15 The Show update 1.03 went live today, which fixes some issues, brings gameplay tweaks, and more.

Here’s the full list of patch notes:

Online/Offline

  • Offline/Online – Fixed the issue causing runners to be left on base after a home run. This would happen any time a user runner went half way and was stopped when the ball went over the fence and was a called a HR
  • Offline/Online – CPU or User would attempt to advance after a high infield fly ball was caught. Defender would use a casual throw to the next base, but it would be too slow and the runner would often be safe
  • Offline/Online – Foul/Fair ball detection in CHI White Sox – 3rd base line
  • Online/Offline – Reduce the success rate of bunts
  • Online/Offline – AI check that was not allowing for early moving catches

Online

  • Online – New Action shots for 50 players, to be seen on Player cards in Collections and Diamond Dynasty mode.
  • Online – Collections screen now save and load the last page you were on, making buying and selling cards more streamlined.
  • Online – Tuning to Online Gameplay – These fixes are all intended to stabilize online gameplay and eliminate consumer reported blue screen crashes and hangs that lead to standoffs.
  • Online – HBP/avoid and pitcher ejection issue – One user would get a HBP reaction and ejected, the other user would not resulting in a freeze.
  • Online – When defensive shifts would occur in an online game, the OSD’s were inaccurate. Fix for Defensive Positioning drop down to reflect the current defense.
  • Online – Restricting batting views for online games per Design – if user has batting view that is restricted, force batting view to catcher – don’t give user restricted views for batting view
  • Online – issues with take it yourself plays at first base online have been resolved.
  • Online – Numerous online gameplay stability checks to eliminate consumer reported blue screen crashes.
  • Online – Resolving guess pitch on defensive machine and forcing offense machine to use data from defense machine
  • Online -Adding additional entitlements to the show shop, to allow for future promotional packs
  • Online – Adding one more minute to the online Pause menu countdown
  • Online Franchise/Diamond Dynasty – Play by Play audio code has been modified to exclude filling in career stats for Arena mode (DD) and League Mode. They get filled in for MLB season mode only. Online modes career data was incorrect.

Offline

  • Offline – Fixed retail crash while simulating through Franchise mode: Crashes when simulation far in the future; Crash when autosaving following very specific injury sequences; Crash when simming through certain pinch hit appearances; Crash when entering the amateur draft
  • Offline – Fixed a low frequency retail crash in RTTS player editor.
  • Offline – Fenway red seat added in the right field bleachers.
  • Offline – Changed the art of the Injured icon (Franchise/Season)
  • Offline – Fix for crowd catching flyball vs. fielder catching robbable balls – don’t allow ball to attach to crowd if already attached to a player

Other

  • Intentional walk exploit fixed – Calling for an intentional walk after the baserunner leads off causes the baserunner to take additional steps and getting thrown out easily.

If you’re interested, the developers talked about building the most complete fantasy team over on the PlayStation Blog.

How big of a download was this update for you?

[Source: The Show Nation Forums]