The new MLB 15 The Show release includes a special edition timed with the 10th anniversary of the PS4 exclusive. The special edition of MLB 15 The Show includes added value for in-game use including Stubs and bonus item packs. That’s not all you get, but if you don’t care about the box these are a big part of the edition.
We’ll take a look at the MLB 15 The Show 10th Anniversary Edition to see what gamers get for the $10 premium that Sony includes with this special edition. Specifically we’ll help you decide if the MLB 15 The Show 10th Anniversary Edition is worth buying based on what you get with it and how you play the game.
You can only buy the MLB 15 The Show 10th Anniversary Edition for PS4, so if you are buying on the PS3 or PS Vita, you don’t have a decision to make. For PS4 owners, here’s what you need to know about spending an extra $10 on the MLB 15 The Show special edition.
The MLB 15 The Show release is on March 31st, so you can pre-order this game, but even if you don’t you can still buy the special edition after the release. There is a disc version of the MLB 15 The Show 10th Anniversary Edition and there is also a digital edition coming soon.
What’s in the MLB 15 The Show 10th Anniversary Edition?
Sony includes a variety of bonus items inside the MLB 15 The Show special edition to celebrate 10 years of The Show on Playstation. In the physical world you get a special steelbook and cover. The bigger deal are the MLB 15 The Show bonus items that help you get more for the Road to The Show mode.
- 12,000 Stubs – You can use the stubs to buy in-game items in The Road to the Show game mode.
- 15 Bonus Item Packs – Each bonus pack includes 6 MLB player cards and 2 items including equipment, ritual items, franchise sponsorships or stadiums.
- 31 PS4 Themes – With this special edition you get a PS4 Dynamic theme for each MLB team and a MLB 15 theme.
Overall these digital bonuses add up to a $133, but unless you really want a theme for every team your value is closer to $32 with $25 worth of in-game bonus items, a main MLB 15 theme and your favorite MLB team theme. The themes are worth $3.49 each.
If you pre-order the MLB 15 The Show 10th Anniversary Edition at GameStop you can score six added bonus item packs. The MLB 15 The Show 10th Anniversary Edition pre-orders also include a free DualShock 4 controller skin. The bonus skin is available at most retailers, including Amazon. This includes the same
Is MLB 15 The Show 10th Anniversary Edition Worth Buying?
Ultimately you will need to decide if the MLB 15 The Show 10th Anniversary Edition is worth buying, but even if you don’t care about themes, there is a lot of value for any MLB 15 player who wants to play The Road to The Show. Buying that many stubs and bonus packs would normally cost $25, so the $10 premium that includes many other items is well worth it for dedicated players.
If you just plan to play for fun and don’t care about The Road to The Show, you can probably skip this, but with the emphasis on authentic gear, the bonus packs are a tempting addition.