For the first time in franchise history, MLB The Show 23’s roster will feature international baseball players competing in the World Baseball Classic.

Wear your nation’s colors with the official World Baseball Classic 2023 uniforms in MLB The Show 23, then build your dream team by mixing and matching over 100 players from 20 countries, including Major League Baseball superstars.

Represent your nation in MLB The Show 23 with the stars of the World Baseball Classic

Diamond Dynasty Mode* is the destination for all World Baseball Classic content in MLB The Show 23 on PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4. Starting with Early Access on March 24th, fans can play as part of the World Baseball Classic! Relive the highlights, dominate the themed Conquest map, win Event games, earn batskins and unlock player items in Flashback from World Baseball Classic 2023. Combine these new flashbacks into your dream team with current MLB stars and legends from the last 100 years of history baseball greats such as Babe Ruth and Ken Griffey Jr.

If that sounds exciting, check out the digital deluxe edition of MLB The Show 23**. Each purchase includes one World Baseball Classic Diamond Player Item Set and one World Baseball Classic Country Uniform Item Set. Around the World Packs with other player items for the 2023 World Baseball Classic will be available after launch.

International talent

Look for all-new animations in MLB The Show 23 with the addition of global standout characters, including the dynamic duo of Team Japan. Power hitter Munetaka Murakami will show off his signature batting stance and home run celebration, while Rocky Sasaki has a special 100 mph fastball throw.

The World Baseball Classic features surreal matchups between current MLB teammates and brings countrymen together. In Diamond Dynasty mode, you control the squad card as you gain new memories.

Add MVP outfielders from various international leagues with Mookie Betts (Team USA) and Jung Hoo Lee (Team Korea) and pitch with journeyman Marek Minarik, who helped the Czech Republic qualify for the World Baseball Classic for the first time. Other new retrospectives include Chinese Taipei star players Chie-Hsien Chen, Li Lin and Kungquan Guillegileau.

You’ll face tough decisions at every position as you build your Diamond Dynasty squad, especially with these World Baseball Classic Flashback player items coming to MLB The Show 23:

First base: Miguel Cabrera (Team Venezuela), Freddy Freeman (Team Canada), Paul Goldschmidt (Team USA)

Third base: Nolan Arenado (Team USA), Manny Machado (Team Dominican Republic), Yoan Moncada (Team Cuba)

Outfield: Ronald Acuna Jr. (Team Venezuela), Yusuke Masago (Team China), Kyle Tucker (Team USA), Luis Robert Jr. (Team Cuba)

Starting pitcher: Yu Darvish (Team Japan), Sandy Alcantara (Team Dominican Republic), Adam Wainwright (Team USA)

…and more!

MLB The Show 23 launches on PS5 and PS4 on March 28.

*In Diamond Dynasty, play in the uniforms of 20 countries represented at the World Baseball Classic 2023. Play with Rocky Sasaki, Munetaka Murakami, Li Lin, Tim Kennelly, Dwight Britton and Yusuke Masago for the first time in MLB The Show 23. Internet connection required.

**Get early access starting March 24, 2023 with The Captain Edition or Digital Deluxe Edition. MLB The Show 23 available March 28, 2023. Visit today for pre-order!

Note. Diamond Dynasty’s World Baseball Classic content expires on 12/31/2023. Earned items in user inventory and Marketplace items do not expire.