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Which edition of MLB The Show 19 should you buy?

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The baseball game launches on March 26

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MLB The Show 19 - Ken Griffey Jr. tracking down a fly ball SIE San Diego Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony released the first gameplay trailer for MLB The Show 19 and it looks like the latest entry in the MLB franchise will let players relive baseball’s greatest moments, judging from the star-studded trailer and a new game mode called simply Moments. The Moments mode joins a new March to October mode, a reference to baseball’s regular season culminating in the Fall Classic.

Fans of America’s pastime will be able to get in on the action themselves when MLB 19 is released March 26 on PlayStation 4. Pre-orders are available now for the Standard, MVP and Gone Yard Editions. We break down everything included in each edition, as well as pre-order bonuses, below.

MLB The Show 19 Standard Edition

bryce harper on the cover of mlb the show 19 SIE San Diego Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

The Standard Edition comes in both physical and digital forms and retails for $59.99. The cover features Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper. Harper is currently a free agent and is expected to leave the Nats, so he’s not wearing a team uniform in the promotional images. But Sony has indicated that once he signs with a team they’ll replace his generic hoodie with the correct jersey before launch.

Get it here: Best Buy | GameStop | Walmart | PlayStation Store

MLB The Show 19 MVP Edition

MLB The Show 19 MVP Edition SIE San Diego Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

The deluxe MVP Edition is available in both physical and digital editions, but the physical edition comes with an exclusive steelbook case, showing the number 19 formed in dirt on home plate. It also includes a DLC pack with in-game currency, gear packs, and more. The MVP Edition costs $10 more than the Standard Edition at $69.99.

DLC pack includes:

  • 6,000 Stubs
  • 1 Prestige Gear Up Choice Pack
  • Choose 1 of 30 Diamond Flashbacks
  • 10 Standard Packs
  • 30 Custom Avatars
  • Choose 1 Classic Stadium

Get it here: Best Buy | GameStop | Walmart | PlayStation Store

MLB The Show 19 Gone Yard Edition

MLB The Show 19 Gone Yard Edition SIE San Diego Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

The Gone Yard Edition throws in an exclusive New Era 9FIFTY hat, with the familiar PlayStation DualShock controller buttons reimagined as baseball icons, as well as the MVP Edition Steelbook and some extra DLC. It’s available for $99.99 only at GameStop.

Physical swag:

  • MLB The Show 19 physical game
  • Limited edition steelbook
  • New Era 9FIFTY hat

DLC pack includes:

  • 15,000 Stubs
  • 1 Prestige Gear Up Choice Pack
  • Choose 1 of 30 Diamond Flashbacks
  • 20 Standard Packs
  • 30 Custom Avatars
  • 1 Diamond Dynasty New Era Hat
  • Choose 1 Classic Stadium

Get it here: GameStop

MLB The Show 19 Digital Deluxe Edition

MLB The Show 19 Digital Deluxe Edition SIE San Diego Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

The Digital Deluxe Edition costs the same as the Gone Yard Edition, but since it’s a digital download it doesn’t include the hat or steelbook. Instead, a few extra DLC packs are thrown in. If you’re willing to spend $100 on MLB 19 you’re probably better off with the Gone Yard Edition unless you really want the digital game.

DLC pack includes:

  • 15,000 Stubs
  • 1 Prestige Gear Up Choice Pack
  • Choose 1 of 30 Diamond Flashbacks
  • 1 Ballin is a Habit Pack
  • 30 Standard Packs
  • 30 Custom Avatars
  • Choose 1 Classic Stadium

Get it here: PlayStation Store

MLB The Show 19 pre-order bonuses

MLB The Show 19 pre-order bonuses SIE San Diego Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

All pre-orders include a “Gold Player’s Choice” pack and 10 standard packs. GameStop is also throwing in a “Gear Up Choice” pack with pre-orders. The PlayStation Store is offering MVP Flashback Bryce Harper DLC for last year’s MLB The Show 18 when you pre-order MLB 19, as well as 5,000 stubs, the in-game currency.