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How to get MLB The Show early access

An early start to your baseball journey.

It’s time to get your baseball gloves and bat out for MLB The Show 24’s early access period. Although the game has yet to be fully released, many features are available during this time, from new programs to formidable bosses. So, if you’re ready to hit the strike zone, here’s how to get early access to MLB The Show.

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How do you get early access to MLB The Show 24?

To obtain MLB The Show 24 early access, purchase one of the following editions:

  • MVP – $84.99
  • Digital Deluxe – $99.99
  • Negro Leagues – $124.99

Almost every edition is available on PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Anyone who buys the game before its full release on March 19 will also earn pre-order bonuses with the Gold Choice Pack. However, Standard Edition users will not be able to get early access.

With MLB The Show’s early access in full effect, players can begin in the Diamond Dynasty’s Starter Program. This program offers content like multiplayer, solo play, missions, collections, and exchanges. Plus, Veteran Rafael Palmeiro and All-Star Sandy Alcantara can be recruited to the team. Then, as you work your way up the field, access even more baseball players through the Spring Breakout Program.

After the game, relax with the Welcome to the Show card series. Build a squad with Live Series, Captain Series, and Team Affinity Season 1 players.

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The more you win, the more rewards you’ll earn for the team. Completing goals, in particular, provides the 2nd Half Heroes 88 OVR Salvador Perez and other Packs. More storylines are also on the way for more insight into these elite baseball players.


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