OOTP 21 features smart new guided experiences, an all new Ballpark Builder, reimagined scouting and drafting, all the new 2020 gameplay and roster rules, completely refreshed Perfect Team, 2020 Opening Day lineups, and more!
Available March 20, 2020!
Pre-order now, save 10%, and get beta access on March 17!
We are proud to announce that Out of the Park Baseball 21 will be available worldwide on March 20, 2020 – and can be pre-ordered today! The 21st version of the award-winning sports strategy franchise delivers the most new features and improvements in series history. It features unprecedented depth and customization, brand-new guided experiences for newcomers and veterans, unmatched authenticity licensed by MLB and the MLBPA, and a bounty of offline and online experiences found nowhere else.
Simply put, OOTP 21 is the best game we have ever made. From long-requested features such as the all-new 3D Ballpark Construction Kit to a completely overhauled scouting system, a unique and fully customizable Game Flow that guides you every step of the way to the biggest set of user experience improvements ever, plus a completely refreshed Perfect Team mode, OOTP 21 has more than something for every kind of player! We have never been prouder of anything we have ever shipped. It is the Infinite Baseball Sandbox!
You can pre-order Out of the Park Baseball for $35.99 today directly from our website, which nets you a 10% discount off the full retail price. When you pre-order today, you will get early access to the final beta version of the game on March 17, 3 days before the official March 20 release date!
Plus! Everyone who pre-orders or buys OOTP 21 during launch week gets a bonus Gold Pack in Perfect Team mode!
Steam customers: The game will launch on Steam and on March 20 with a 1-week 10% launch discount. There is no pre-order available.
Steam customers, please visit our Coming Soon page and add OOTP 21 to your wishlist:
Here is some of what you will get in OOTP 21:
2020 Rosters and Events!
Accurate 2020 MLB and MiLB rosters, schedules (including the London Series and the MLB at Field of Dreams), and rules. Plus The All Star Weekend goes BIG! For the first time ever, experience and play the Prospects Game along with other expanded All Star Game activities.
On top of that, OOTP 21 features dozens of international pro and independent baseball leagues around the globe, with accurate teams, rosters and player stats & ratings. The whole world of baseball at your fingertips!
Upgraded Live Services!
The smashing success of Live Starts expands this season, with additional information being used to make each Live Start even more authentic. Start your OOTP 21 experience from any date of the 2020 MLB season – from Day 1 through the end of the 2020 Postseason – with up-to-the-minute Rosters, Injuries, Trades, Standings, and more!
New 2020 MLB rules, tactics, and player strategies!
Baseball is changing in significant ways, and we have got everything in place. How will you use the all-new 26-man rosters to your advantage, as well as the new 28-man September configuration? How will you strategize around the new 3-batter-minimum for relief pitchers? What will your lineups and rotations look like with separate 10- and 15-day Injured Lists for pitchers and hitters? It is a whole new world!
All new Game Flow guides you through the unique OOTP experience in a smart, fully customizable way! Not sure what to do next? Game Flow gets you where you want to be, depending on what is happening right now. Whether it is Spring Training, the dog days of summer, or the offseason, it is easy to find what to do next. A fun way for newcomers and veterans alike to experience Out of the Park Baseball!
3D Ballpark Construction Kit 1.0
At long last – build your franchise’s dream ballpark! Our 3D Ballpark Construction Kit allows you to configure a 3D stadium to your whims. Choose from many different field shapes and sizes, ballpark layouts and architectural elements and combine them with Ballpark Factors to emphasize the kind of organization you want to put together – defense, power, speed, gaps, you name it. This long-awaited feature, which will be improved via free updates throughout the year, lets you live a childhood dream – building your own ballpark!
Community-driven User Experience Improvements!
A beautiful new interface with fully customizable player page statistics. Plus! Player lists are dramatically improved and can be configured to your liking, with more information than ever available at your fingertips.
Big 3D in-game improvements!
New in-game camera modes let you ‘follow the ball’ during the action, multiple camera angles are available for pre-pitch, during the pitch, and after the pitch. Dozens of new 3D animations are in place, and the entire 3D gameplay has been smoothed and polished. Plus! We have completely reworked in-game audio for better crowd and ambient noise during games – including ballpark-specific audio customization!
New Scouting System!
We have rebuilt scouting from the ground up this year, with significantly improved AI, new visual indicators of scouting accuracy, a new and fully customizable Player Scouting Page, new Needs-based assignments, organically created scouting reports coming at different intervals, and more. You have never experienced scouting in OOTP like this!
A huge amount of new information is in your hands for the draft, including Mock Drafts, Future Draft Classes, sortable Draft History, and more. Realistic high school, college, and junior college player progressions make draft classes more interesting – and authentic – than ever. You will be positioned to dominate!
Perfect Team 21!
Perfect Team is an incredible free online competition mode in Out of the Park Baseball that shook up the industry when it first launched in OOTP 19. Assemble, customize, and manage your team by collecting baseball cards from the past, present and future of Major League Baseball. Set your strategy and tactics, then compete against players from around the world to see who is truly the best!
Do you have what it takes to build the Perfect Team?
New features include:
- New player card selection – collect over 4000 cards!
- Beautiful new player card artwork
- A brand new league structure with 2 new league levels and a single Perfect League. Can you become the ultimate Perfect Team champion?
- New promotion/relegation systems for a more dynamic league evolution
- Improved ratings calculations for every type of player card
- Hundreds of new Collection Missions with great rewards
- New in-season Special Tournaments – including qualifiers – and competitions with unique rewards, enhancing the wildly popular Perfect Team Tournament feature
- New content delivered each and every week all Perfect Team season long
- Dozens of surprises big and small all year!
Join us for details!
We have got three live shows coming up dedicated to answering all of your questions about new OOTP 21 features and improvements. Join us live Monday February 24th at 9 PM ET as we take our first look at OOTP 21. On Monday March 2 at 9 PM ET we dive deep into the new Scouting and Drafting as well as the new 2020 roster rules. On Monday March 9 at 9 PM ET we go in detail on all the new Perfect Team features! All of the shows will be live on our Twitch channel and then posted on our YouTube page shortly afterwards.
We have been building our baseball game for more than 21 years – and Out of the Park Baseball 21 is the result of all of that hard work. We cannot wait to show you everything! Each week we produce dozens of videos and podcasts, including the popular weekly video shows This Week In Perfect Team and Perfect Team Playoff Push, multiple Franchise series, and two audio podcasts – OOTP Now and The Kevin Kennedy Show! You are always in direct touch with the developers and the community every day.
The OOTP Developments Team
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