The MLB The Show 21 soundtrack contains plenty of music for fans to enjoy every pitch, hit and fielding in the game. There are currently over 20 songs in the game’s playlist, including songs from the game. ‘AC / DC, Onyx, Gorillaz, Juvenile and Foo Fighters. With a new song recently added to this list, The Show released a music video for the song by Royal Blood with next-gen play footage mixed in with the artist.
Royal Blood oblivion on the MLB The Show 21 soundtrack
On Wednesday, May 26, @MLBTheShow Twitter shared a promotional clip for their game, MLB The Show 21, which also features “new track” Oblivion by British artist Royal Blood. The English rock duo formed in 2011 and released their third album last April. Typhoons features 11 tracks on the Standard Album, including Oblivion, now featured on the MLB The Show 21 soundtrack.
In the video below, various images from the game show Bryce Harper of the Phillies preparing to beat, Aaron Judge of the Yankees on the field and Shohei Ohtani of the Angels throwing a pitch. The video, which records in less than a minute, also features legends such as Rollie Fingers and Fernando Valenzuela. Of course, the reel wouldn’t be complete without a final draw from MLB The Show 21 cover star Fernando Tatis.
Other songs from the MLB The Show 21 soundtrack include AC / DC’s Shot in the Dark, Onyx’s Slam, Foo Fighters’ Making a Fighter, and Juvenile’s Ha. Royal Blood’s Oblivion made its way onto the soundtrack starting April 30 in an update on The Show.
The British rock duo released Typhoons, the album including Oblivion on the same date. It is ranked as high as # 3 on the American Rock Albums chart and # 1 on the OCC UK Albums chart.
First edition of the game on next-gen Xbox
The in-game footage in the clip above was “Captured on Next Gen hardware,” according to the text of the video. MLB The Show 21 is the first game released for Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X / S consoles. This is also the first year that The Show has been available on the Xbox platform.
In addition to the Oblivion music video, The Show also released another promotional clip, referencing the Game Informer review. In this review, Game Informer called The Show 21 “… one of the best of all video game sports”.
This pits him against titles like EA’s Madden 21, FIFA 21, and NHL 21, as well as 2K’s NBA 2K21. Competing baseball titles currently include RBI Baseball 21, but EA appears to have plans for a baseball title in the future. They announced their purchase of Metalhead Software several weeks ago.
Metalhead has developed the title Super Mega Baseball, which does not feature actual MLB stars but more cartoon-style arcade-type characters. Players have, however, found ways to develop rosters with their own representations of MLB players.
For now, it looks like MLB The Show 21 is holding up well in its first release on next-gen consoles. To date, the game holds scores of 78 out of 100 on PS5 and 81 out of 100 on Xbox Series X / S, per Overall Metacritic review scores.
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