Steven Brown and Ryan Hanson – Mustangs Ahead
(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Video games have been a popular form of entertainment for all ages since the 1970s.
Throughout quarantine, video games have experienced a massive surge in both players and sales.
During the peak of COVID-19, several major league sports had to shut down, including Major Legue Baseball (MLB).
With the baseball season put on hold, many sports fans to turned to MLB: The Show to fulfill their desire for professional sports.
MLB: The Show is a Major League Baseball video game series produced by San Diego Studio, a development team that is part of SIE Worldwide Studios.
The release of this year’s MLB: The Show illustrates that even during time of hardship, new opportunities can be taken to better the future of entertainment.
The company has made approximately $1 million in sales off MLB: The Show each year since its release and has as many as five million players.
In this year’s game, players can choose between casual, simulation, and competitive settings.
These settings offer different gaming experiences that either provide a challenge or make it easier for the player to enjoy the game and do well.
Many of these players enjoy this feature so much that they stream and create content relating to the game on platforms such as Twitch and YouTube.