The Livestreams have started, and we’re here to break them down!
Gameplay improvements: tagging engines, hitting feedback, and the improved intelligence of fielders for The Show 18.
Coop & The Weasel conclude their November legends series by breaking down all the legends we need from the AL and NL East…
For those of you who want to just read the results of our MLB The Show 17 survey results, you’ll find them below.
If you want to hear a more thorough breakdown including our opinions on the results, you can listen here-
Also, on Tuesday night, October 3rd, at 5:00 pst – 10:00 pst, we’ll be having a year end celebration stream where, amongst other things, you can win a CoopCrate filled with curated goodies including a $50 psn card. All you have to do is show up and FOLLOW CoopMLBtheShow on twitch.
Now, the results…
* Note, well over 1000 people voted in this survey which means by any reasonable measuring stick, the margin of error is slim.
WHAT WAS YOUR OVERALL ENJOYMENT OF MLB THE SHOW 17?
It was very good. 45%
It was OK. 29%
It was amazing. 10%
I broke controllers because of my rage and anger towards it. 9%
It wasn’t that fun but not awful. 7%
WILL YOU BE PRE-ORDERING THE GAME NEXT YEAR?
Probably, but I might drag my feet. 30%
Take my money now. 30%
I’m going to say no, but in reality I will. 17%
No chance. 13%
WHAT WAS YOU FAVORITE TYPE OF FLASHBACK CARD IN THE GAME?
Impact Veteran 4%
WHAT WAS THE BEST THING ABOUT THIS YEAR’S GAME?
Multiple Ranked Seasons 21%
Market Updates 8%
Other Option 8% (* PROGRAMS most often cited)
Two Conquests 4%
Battle Royale 3%
WHO WAS THE BEST STARTING PITCHER IN THE GAME?
LS Chris Sale 25%
Other Option 24% (HW Vida Blue most often cited, 99 Jake Arietta next)
Luis Tiant 22%
LS Noah Syndegaard 10%
POTM James Paxton 9%
Phil Niekro 6%
BO Matt Harvey 3%
POTM Alex Wood 2%
WHO WAS THE BEST RELIEVER IN THE GAME?
LS Kenley Jansen 34%
POTM Felipe Rivero 13%
LS Dellin Betances 11%
LS Roberto Osuna 10%
HW Eric Gagne 9%
LS Aroldis Chapman 9%
Other Option 6%
LS Andrew Miller 5%
AS Joe Nathan 1%
AS Jonathan Papelbon 1%
WHO WAS THE BEST OVERALL PLAYER IN THE GAME?
Mike Trout 33%
AS Andre Dawson 19%
PS Carlos Beltran 14%
HW Ken Griffey jr 13%
Other Option 9% (*Corey Seager most often cited)
HW Bryce Harper 7%
HW Chipper Jones 4%
WHAT IS THE #1 THING YOU WANT FIXED FOR NEXT YEAR’S GAME?
Hitting Engine 41%
Servers Week One 18%
Other Option 15% (* all of the above most often cited)
Missed Tags 10%
Passed Balls 10%
Infield Statues 5%
WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE ADDED TO NEXT YEAR’S GAME?
A second set lineup 42%
Co-Op 3v3 10%
DH in H2H 10%
Complete Franchise Upgrade 10%
New RTTS storyline 7%
World Baseball Classic 5%
Other Option 5%
Revamped Battle Royale 3%
WHO WOULD BE THE BEST CHOICE FOR NEXT YEAR’S COVER?
A Live Series Player 33%
Derek Jeter 16%
Other Option 10% (* Giancarlo Stanton most often cited)
Pedro Martinez 7%
David Ortiz 7%
Randy Johnson 6%
Barry Bonds 6%
Babe Ruth 5%
Willie Mays 2%
Frank Thomas 2%
Alex Rodriguez 1%
WHICH PLAYER SHOULD HAVE GONE GOLD AT SOME POINT DURING THE SEASON?
* NOTE- results were taken on 9/13
Justin Smoak 30%
Zack Cozart 18%
Ender Inciarte 17%
Matt Kemp 15%
Other Option 10% (* Cody Bellinger most often cited)
Marwin Gonzales 6%
Ben Gammel 4%
DO YOU THINK THE IDEA OF “UNLOCKING A DH” IF YOU COMPLETE THE ENTIRE MLB COLLECTION IS A GOOD ONE?
I hate it. 50%
I hate it because it’s a clever way to get me to spend more money. 37%
It’s genius. 13%
HOW MUCH, HONESTLY, DID YOU SPEND ON THIS GAME THIS YEAR?
Just the initial copy 43%
Between $100 – $300 24%
More than $100 15%
Between $300 – $500 9%
More than $500 5%
More than $1000 3%
More than $750 1%
DO YOU THINK SDS AND THE MAKERS OF THE GAME “MANIPULATE THE MARKET” AND PURPOSELY HOLD GUYS DOWN?
I don’t think so but I honestly wonder sometimes. 47%
Dude, absolutely. 35%
No chance. 18%
HOW WAS THE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN SDS AND THE COMMUNITY THIS YEAR?
They need to talk directly with the community more. 40%
It was average. Could be better, could be worse. 34%
Pretty good, best it’s been. 10%
Honestly it was really good. 3%
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE A WEEKLY LIVESTREAM SHOW FROM SDS?
Obviously that’d be great. 49%
I guess that’d be cool. 37%
Dear God get rid of it. 55%
It’s still a cool addition. 45%
I don’t care either way 26%
Fun addition 15%
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE MLB THE SHOW STREAMER?
WHO WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO SEE US INTERVIEW NEXT YEAR?
WHO WAS YOUR FAVORITE MLB THE SHOW GUEST?
The results of the UNOFFICIAL MLB The Show survey are in…
Feel free to respond directly to the self-proclaimed Senior Ambassador to the game, Cooperstown Kurt, on twitter @TWImlbtheshow as he will be retweeting and conversing with people all week.
The sorta end of the year unofficial and unscientific MLB The Show survey is here… and next week the guys will reveal the answers… take the survey now, here-