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Out of the Park Baseball 23 Now Available on PC

Rookies and Veterans Welcomed to the Next Evolution of the Award-Winning Sports Strategy Series with Expanded Controls from the Dugout to GM Office to Build a Powerhouse Baseball Franchise for the Ages
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

LOS ANGELES — April 22, 2022 — Com2uS, the global mobile and online game development and publishing company, announced today that Out of the Park Baseball 23 (OOTP), the latest installment of the award-winning, sports strategy series is now available on PC for $39.99 USD at the official OOTP website, Steam and the Epic Games Store. Officially licensed by Major League Baseball and MLB Players, Inc., OOTP 23 features the full 2022 roster of players and rules for unrivaled authenticity, along with a stacked lineup of upgrades and 3D visuals to bring the beloved baseball management experience to the present. The latest iteration of the series welcomes rookies and veterans alike with more ways to play, learn and build their perfect teams than ever before. Featuring an all-new tutorial system, OOTP 23 gives returning players the tools to brush up on their skills while providing newcomers the ability to quickly learn the ropes and manage like a pro.
 
OOTP 23 features an array of new features, updates and enhancements to the best-in-class baseball management series including:
 

  • Rookies Welcome: For the first time ever, Out of the Park Baseball 23 will feature an easy-to-follow, in-game tutorial system, making it the best time yet for baseball fans to jump in and start managing their favorite MLB team.
  • Visualize the Win: OOTP 23 features a major graphical overhaul, with enhanced 3D player animations to bring your favorite MLB players from the past and present to life (including the all-new Cleveland Guardians), adding even more depth to the beloved team MLB management game with a fun and exciting new visual experience. The updated simulation engine also improves the Franchise Mode and Perfect Team experiences with all-new ratings balances for historical players.
  • Deeper Customization: For an added level of personalization, players can now create alternate uniforms for their favorite teams, with limitless cap, jersey, and pant design options for specific days of the week and special events. Additionally, players can customize their gameplay experience even further with all new ways to play (see below).
  • More Powerful Stats: Known for its highly authentic MLB experience and unmatched stat tracking, OOTP 23 features the new 2022 MLB rules, tactics, playoffs, and strategies. Even deeper mechanics and customization options are reflected through improved calculations over the season from batter vs pitcher to a redesigned catcher framing model and updated scouting abilities. 
  • Unmatched Club Management: Players will be able to enjoy even deeper club management across all facets of the game allowing players to better assess team revenue management, employ new team batting strategies, enjoy new trade options, and further customize lineups in advance. 
  • More Ways to Play: OOTP 23 offers a variety of play options to change throughout the season. New support has been added for tie-games (only spring games, flexible inning limits), regional draft tournaments, double elimination playoff options, customizable round-robin configurations, and tournament-style scheduling for multi-game series. Additionally, the game’s popular Live Starts feature now includes Full Minors from Low-A all the way through AAA for each organization whenever players Live Start from any day of the entire 2022 season.
  • Upgraded Online Leagues: Players will find more ways to interact with the OOTP community online, a new “waypoints’ system that allows online league Commissioners to mark customized simulation dates, and a new “limited power” Commissioner option expands the ability for multiple people to help run online leagues.
  • The Ultimate “Perfect Team”: OOTP’s beloved “Perfect Team” feature, a free online competition mode, has received a massive overhaul, with improved gameplay and visuals as well as more strategic and tactical options. When players draft their perfect team, they’ll experience improved buying and selling functions and visuals in the auction house. Perfect Team tournaments have also been improved with new events and rewards. The “Perfect Team” mode will be available to all players soon after the launch of OOTP 23.

 
Throughout the season, baseball fans can tune into Out of the Park Developments’ Twitch channel every Thursday at 9 PM EDT for a live episode of “This Week in Perfect Team”, to learn more about the newest rewards, cards and missions available in the game’s Perfect Team mode. 
 
To stay current on the latest updates surrounding Out of the Park Baseball 23, follow Out of the Park Developments on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Twitch
 
About Out of the Park Developments 
Out of the Park Developments is the developer of the award-winning Out of the Park Baseball series of baseball strategy games and Franchise Hockey Manager series of hockey strategy titles. German-based OOTP Developments was founded by Markus Heinsohn and Andreas Raht in 1999, and in 2019 became a subsidiary of Com2Us. OOTP Developments has consistently produced games that have met with critical acclaim, including winning Metacritic's coveted “PC Game of the Year” for the 2016 version of OOTP and "Game of the Year" for the 2007 edition of OOTP, which remains the second highest-rated PC game on Metacritic of all time. Further information on the company and its games is available from the OOTP Developments website, http://www.ootpdevelopments.com 
 
Major League and Minor League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of Major League Baseball. Visit MLB.com and MiLB.com. Officially Licensed Product of MLB Players, Inc. MLBPA intellectual property rights may not be used without the written consent of MLBPA or MLBPI.
 
About Com2uS
Established in 1998 and headquartered in South Korea, Com2uS operates internationally with offices in the United States, Germany, Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan, China, Thailand and Vietnam, and became a subsidiary of Com2uS Holdings (previous: GAMEVIL) in 2013. As a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, they thrive on creating successful games with a level of depth and engagement for the global market. With a newly added focus on blockchain and metaverse, Com2uS is taking a new leap as a global comprehensive content and platform company to lead the global digital paradigm. 
 
Com2uS currently has a number of mobile games around the world, including Summoners War, Ace Fishing: Wild Catch and Golf Star. With over 100 million downloads and global sales of $2 billion, Summoners War is the #1 grossing game in 86 countries and in the top 10 in 137. The game's RPG mobile sales is ranked first in 133 countries and continues to grow worldwide. 
 
About Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball.  Led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB remains committed to making an impact in the communities of the U.S., Canada and throughout the world, perpetuating the sport's larger role in society and permeating every facet of baseball's business, marketing, community relations and social responsibility endeavors. MLB currently features record levels of competitive balance, continues to expand its global reach through programming and content to fans all over the world, and registered records in games and minutes watched last season on MLB.TV. With the continued success of MLB Network and MLB digital platforms, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy America's National Pastime and a truly global game. For more information on Major League Baseball, visit www.MLB.com.

About MLB Players, Inc.  
MLB Players, Inc. is the business arm of the Major League Baseball Players Association. The Major League Baseball Players Association (www.MLBPLAYERS.com) is the collective bargaining representative for all professional baseball players of the 30 Major League Baseball teams and serves as the exclusive group licensing agent for commercial and licensing activities involving active Major League Baseball players. On behalf of its members, it operates the Players Choice licensing program and the Players Choice Awards, which benefit the needy through the Major League Baseball Players Trust (www.PlayersTrust.org), a charitable foundation established and run entirely by Major League Baseball players. Follow @MLBPlayersInc on Instagram and Twitter.

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