MLB The Show 21: How to swap any team’s stadium in RTTS or Franchise

Custom-made baseball parks — a brand-new, and long-waited for function in Sony’s MLB The Program series this year — are lastly readily available in all modes of the video game. In the runup to the video game’s launch next week (with early gain access to for pre-order purchasers starting Friday) it wasn’t clear that gamers’ developments might be utilized in the series’ tremendously popular Roadway to the Program profession mode.

However they can.

Furthermore, users might switch ballparks in and out for all 30 MLB groups, and even their 2 minors affiliates (all of which play in fictitious, bush-league parks in-game). This indicates that, in addition to produced arena, traditional ballyards like Philadelphia’s Shibe Park, or Manhattan’s Polo Premises, can be your virtual super star’s location upon reaching the major leagues. Custom-made arenas are just readily available in the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X variations of the video game.

MLB The Program 20 let gamers tailor uniforms and switch around a group’s arenas in 2015, however just in the full-team Franchise mode.

Now, in The Program 21, you can visit the League menu, in the clubhouse center world, and have a look at the “Stadium Assignment” menu choice. It appears like this:

Minor league players lounge on beat up couches and look at their phones in MLB The Show 21’s dingy bush-league clubhouse.

The clubhouse center world for MLB The Program 21’s Roadway to the Program mode
Image: Sony San Diego Studio/SIE by means of Polygon

If you’re playing in Franchise mode, search for it in the League tab on the primary menu page:

Menu showing the “stadium assignments” option in MLB The Show 21

The ballpark-changing choice is over in the League menu of MLB The Program’s Franchise mode; it’s not essential to produce a custom-made group to change ballparks for any franchise in any league.
Image: Sony San Diego Studio/SIE by means of Polygon

You might alter a group’s arenas at any point throughout the season.

Surprisingly, not just is Atlanta’s Truist Park still the scene of the All-Star Video game in this video game (in the meantime; one presumes that will alter with a spot), you can even utilize its All-Star decked-out variation all season long, for the Braves or anybody else.

In reality, Big league Baseball has actually moved the All-Star Video game to Denver’s Coors Field, in demonstration of the Georgia legislature passing brand-new ballot limitations and policies commonly condemned as partisan and anti-democratic.

There are 23 imaginary minor-league parks, 2 imaginary spring training fields, 30 custom-made ballpark design templates (that are either prepared for play as is, or yours for the tinkering) and 12 traditional arenas from reality to go with the 30 MLB ballparks and the All-Star Video game choice. If you desire the Toronto Blue Jays playing house video games on a Grapefruit League field, much like they are right now, you can do that, for instance.

selection screen showing Crosley Field, which was home of the Cincinnati Reds from 1912 to 1970.

Give any team, major or minor, a different stadium in Franchise or Road to the Show in MLB The Show 21. There are 98 baseball parks on the disc, and users may create their own for the first time ever.
Image: Sony San Diego Studio/SIE via Polygon

Me? I made Crosley Field, which was demolished in 1972, the house field of the Cincinnati Reds once more. So when my slugger makes it to the Program, he’ll be scooping up throws from Eugenio Suarez at The Ol’ Boomerang.

But with so much depth in the creator, and dozens of tools, options, and little touches to use, it will take a few hours to get a sense of what the tool has to offer. And with custom parks shareable through the game itself, including across different platforms, it’s a solid bet that The Program’s big neighborhood will rapidly establish some excellent looking lawns and virtuoso reproductions of long-forgotten fields.

I imply, begin, somebody has got to do Cincy’s neoclassical Palace of the Fans, with its pillars and “emperor’s box.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.