RBI Baseball 16 Announced for PS4, Xbox One & PC, Releases in Spring 2016

January 25, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

Over the weekend, RBI Baseball 16 was announced for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile with a spring 2016 release date.

Priced at $19.99 on consoles, RBI Baseball 16 has Mookie Betts on the cover and introduces new features, including a rebuilt AI system for defense, an improved batting engine, and a new lighting system based on actual geographic locations for the 30 MLB stadiums.

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Here’s a list of the features:

  • Make the play – Make the play with your favorite Major League Baseball team and win the World Series!
  • Season – Track your season stats by team, player and league leaders across multiple seasons.┬áSim through games in Season mode!
  • Your Team, Your Way – Modify your lineup with complete MLB rosters or play classic R.B.I. Baseball 16-player rosters. Downloadable roster updates throughout the 2016 season.
  • Multiplayer – Take your skills to the next level and compete online (Console and PC versions only)
  • The new edition of the game has many new features, including a rebuilt defensive artificial intelligence system, giving users more control than ever to make the play.
  • Among the new fielding capabilities are dives, wall catches and even fake throws.
  • An improved batting engine will feature variable perfect timing, based on live-game factors such as the pitch location and swing timing.
  • Pitchers will play more to their individual strengths than in previous versions of R.B.I. For example, a pitcher whose repertoire features a wide range of velocities will see his pitches change speeds more frequently.
  • This year’s game will look snazzier, too, as all 30 MLB ballparks will feature a new lighting system based on actual geographic locations, field views and additional high-resolution realistic design elements.

You can read our review of last year’s RBI Baseball 15 over here.

[Source: RBI Baseball 16, MLB]