Anyone else on the fence about preordering?

I’m really on the fence about this. I play mlb because I love baseball and it’s the only video game I’m good at. But rn I just really can’t justify spending $70 on a game when there’s no guarantee of good gameplay. Really feel that I spent too much time on 19 and I don’t wanna repeat that in 20. Anyone else sharing my lack of excitement for mlb 20?

On one hand I want to play and have an elite record (with less games played) but I also just really don’t have a good feeling about gameplay after being excited for the new games for the last 2 years, only to be disappointed with the gameplay at launch

I would wait if I was unsure, what are you gonna miss out on? 4 days?

@JustASeal0 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

I would wait if I was unsure, what are you gonna miss out on? 4 days?

Yeah that’s a good point but if I’m gonna wait I think it should be like a month cuz last year everyone was saying how good gameplay was at launch and then they realized it was completely broken on legend

I get the burnout feeling. Haven’t been on in 2.5 months, I’m hoping the new game brings the enthusiasm back. The beginning of the year is always great, this year I just lost time/interest sooner than before

@mitchhammond24 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

I’m really on the fence about this. I play mlb because I love baseball and it’s the only video game I’m good at. But rn I just really can’t justify spending $70 on a game when there’s no guarantee of good gameplay. Really feel that I spent too much time on 19 and I don’t wanna repeat that in 20. Anyone else sharing my lack of excitement for mlb 20?

On one hand I want to play and have an elite record (with less games played) but I also just really don’t have a good feeling about gameplay after being excited for the new games for the last 2 years, only to be disappointed with the gameplay at launch

After posting my 'gameplan' or release; I'm second guessing pre-ordering.

Yes, you get to play 4 days early; but the market will be so inflated and the servers will probably be overloaded.

Plus you can still buy any version, later on, and still get a majority of the presale bonuses.

Add the fact that for the first few months SDS always 'tweaks' gameplay with patch after patch, it may be better waiting a few months.

Only downside is if you would need and early Event cards towards collections that may be overpriced later down the road Yes, I'm talking about you Gold Tony Perez and Dee Gordon.

Also, if the bring back Inning Programs, you may not be able to get any early Bosses. (But how many of the first 4-5 Inning bosses are worth having in an End Game lineup.

If 19 will still be semi active, I may wait.

I’ve accepted that there might be things that annoy me. I think this years version will be significantly better based on the beta. But who knows. Seems like there is a lot of things that could have been fixed but never were in 19 they seem to be promoting the game based on rewarding skill which imo is a good thing.
I preordered the $100 version and I’m not really too worried about the money part of it. I don’t play anything else really anymore so...hopefully it’s good

I wish I only had to pay seventy dollars. The Digital Deluxe edition is $150 dollars here in Australia.

@xxfireflyxx69 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

I wish I only had to pay seventy dollars. The Digital Deluxe edition is $150 dollars here in Australia.

I think the digital deluxe is $100 here but if I do preorder I’ll get the cheapest one that still has early access, which I believe is $70

@mitchhammond24 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

@xxfireflyxx69 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

I wish I only had to pay seventy dollars. The Digital Deluxe edition is $150 dollars here in Australia.

I think the digital deluxe is $100 here but if I do preorder I’ll get the cheapest one that still has early access, which I believe is $70

Only 99$ and higher have early access.

@mitchhammond24 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

@xxfireflyxx69 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

I wish I only had to pay seventy dollars. The Digital Deluxe edition is $150 dollars here in Australia.

I think the digital deluxe is $100 here but if I do preorder I’ll get the cheapest one that still has early access, which I believe is $70

I preordered anyway. I got some really good feedback from a few people on here that played the beta, so I based my decision off that. I also devoured all the feedback in the forum at the time.

Oh, and I don't get early access due to the region I'm in.

@Doppelganger39 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

@mitchhammond24 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

@xxfireflyxx69 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

I wish I only had to pay seventy dollars. The Digital Deluxe edition is $150 dollars here in Australia.

I think the digital deluxe is $100 here but if I do preorder I’ll get the cheapest one that still has early access, which I believe is $70

Only 99$ and higher have early access.

That is false.

I’m sharing the same hesitation, OP.

@Doppelganger39 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

@mitchhammond24 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

@xxfireflyxx69 said in Anyone else on the fence about preordering?:

I wish I only had to pay seventy dollars. The Digital Deluxe edition is $150 dollars here in Australia.

I think the digital deluxe is $100 here but if I do preorder I’ll get the cheapest one that still has early access, which I believe is $70

Only 99$ and higher have early access.

No I got the $70 one and it listed early access when I made my purchase

here's my thoughts. what else will I do with my down time. I finish work at 3 I like to come home play a little BR/event or knock out moments. not big into binge watching shows. night time when I'm not playing or coaching ball/ golf I throw sports on the TV and play RS friendlies etc...... after playing the beta I felt like the game is moving in the right direction creating a skill gap. I guess you have to ask yourself what will I do with all the extra free time.

Check the PSN store listing carefully - the Australian store regular edition $76 lists early access as a pre order perk as well. The US one might also?

In my opinion, if you want them to fix gameplay, the last thing you should be doing is preordering. There is no motivation to fix things when people are blindly throwing money at them. Same reason I tell franchisers and RTTS guys that they should only buy every other year.

I'd say go ahead and get the pre-order. $70 for a year's worth of entertainment. I'm with you on those concerns and wanting to spend less time on '20. They're really selling this "skill gap" concept though, so there is a reason to be somewhat optimistic. Also, regardless of the gameplay, IMO, you don't wanna walk away before you see what they do with the next generation being multi-platform, PS5, etc, etc. Now, if the game is garbage AGAIN, then it's fair to walk away. It's got enough value, for me, to stick around a bit longer and see what's up. I'd just highly recommend keeping some balance and not getting invested right away, until you see what you're looking for.

For me is just waiting for the game to be released.... i enjoy baseball and more than that , love baseball... watching the games , reading the articles , playing the video game and taking a bat with a tennis ball agaisnt my brother and see who scores more runs while trying to striking out the other... it is not a big deal to decide when or if not buy a video game . In my case is about how would i get the 70$ dollars for preordering when this week is that i will start working after a month unemployed and a couple of responsabilities

I am always on the fence until after I have seen all of the streams. I think it will come down to the DD stream for me. As I always say, there is no real benefit to pre-ordering the digital version really early. I can wait until a day or two before Early access and still get the same benefits (minus use of the Baez card in 19 which I did not care about)

Pre-ordered Day 1 baby

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