On the downside, the standard edition of MLB The Show 21 will be more expensive on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S than PS4 and Xbox One. There’s no free upgrade path for the standard edition, which costs $60 on PS4 and Xbox One, and $70 on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.
The collector’s edition will allow you to play across both console generations, which may be useful if you have a PS5 in your living room and a PS4 in your bedroom. Details about the collector’s edition will be revealed on Wednesday.
This will be the first time that PlayStation Studios has published one of its games on a competitor’s consoles. The company brought Horizon Zero Dawn to PC last year and has said it might do the same with other first-party PlayStation games.