MLB 15: The Show Patch Rolls Out, Gives Andrew McCutchen a Haircut
Sony San Diego has rolled out a new update for MLB 15: The Show that makes a long list of changes to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 pro baseball game, one of which is a much-needed haircut for Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen to match his real-world appearance.The slugger shaved off his trademark dreadlocks in late March as part of a charity drive. You can see some before and after images on McCutchen's Instagram page."Andrew McCutchen's hair has been adjusted," reads a line from the patch notes. "We gave him a haircut to match his current appearance." TThe full MLB 15: The Show 1.02 patch notes are available below.Online Gameplay - Game would occasionally hang following an Intentional Walk, a regular Base on Balls, a Hit by Pitch, or a Balk.General - Batters would strikeout on the second strike when the performed certain check swings at pitches in the dirt.Franchise mode - Edit Player screen was limiting users from editing generated players, and players on certain teams.General - Specific "wall s****ing" home runs would result in a baserunner staying on 1st base, and not score correctly.Online Franchise - Injuries were not occurring during Online Franchise games.Online Gameplay - Guessing Pitches had a delay and users would occasionally fail to guess Location and Pitch Type when offering input quickly.Online - Within Game Rooms, users were missing their rank logos that distinguished them as Rookie, Veteran, All-Star, Hall of Fame, or Legend rank.Online - Play Now Rated and Diamond Dynasty - Home and Away team assignment was not random, resulting in some users always being the home team, or always the away team.Online - Play Now Online rated - Controlling the KC Royals, user would be given control of the ace pitcher (Ventura) no matter who was chosen to be the starting pitcher in the Pitcher Select screen.Card Collections - Redeem Legend button was missing after completing a collection.General - CPU runners were not using correct lead off logic.General - Specific edited rosters would cause the game to crash when loading into a Road To The Show Showcase game.General - Andrew McCutchen's hair has been adjusted - We gave him a haircut to match his current appearance.General - Wrigley Field had some collision/Home Run detection issues. Certain foul balls were being counted as Home Runs down the 1st base line.General - Sounds of the Show issues have been resolved. Custom music was not being saved correctly where users intended them to.General - Public Announcer audio was frequently incorrect (announcing the wrong name) during the end of game wrap up and also when bringing relief pitchers into the game.General - Highlight Reel was added back into post game menus, by popular demand!General - Tweaking and refining of in game sound effects.General - Front End User Interface tweaking. Team colors on User's Player Card.General - Tuning to trade logic, specifically how the CPU traded with other CPU teams in Franchise and Season modes.General - Baserunning/Lead Runner windows were missing from Manager Mode.General - Players will - mlb the show 15 - now wear sleeves when the game is played at lower temperatures.General - Fixed many occurrences of consumer reported crashes, reported to us through the PS4 operating system crash reporting tool. Areas that encountered these rare crashes included: Exiting Amateur Draft in Franchise mode / Entering Diamond Dynasty / During initial boot-up / Using the Suggested Trade feature in Franchise mode / Specific in game scenarios.Community Market - Changing pages in the marketplace completed order now works.Gameplay - Animation clean up and tuning.Gameplay - Adjustments to tagging sliding baserunners.AI tuning - Bunt success rate was incorrect/too successful and accurate.Year to Year Saves modifications - Properly handling a small batch of players who were not in the league in MLB 14, and how they transfer over to MLB 15.