Out of the Park Developments have recently announced that MLB Manager 2015 will feature an official MLB.com license come its release iOS devices later this month. Similar to Out of the Park Baseball 16, revealed earlier this year, MLB Manager 2015 will feature the official Major League Baseball logo, as well as official logos for all 30 MLB teams and historical MLB logos. On the other hand, Out of the Park Baseball 16 will feature over 150 MLB team logos as well as MLB and MiLB player jerseys with team logos.
From there, MLB Manager 2015 will also feature Opening Day rosters, a Shop a Player function, and much more listed below. The game will offer a super immersive experience for baseball GMs who want to guide their favorite teams to victory. We’re also told that MLB Manager 2015 will retail for $4.99, while historical seasons available as in-app purchases. Here’s what else the game will feature upon launch:
- Shop a Player: This option was brought over from OOTP to allow GMs to suggest a player for a possible trade and field offers from other teams.
- 2015 Opening Day rosters: Each team will have its projected 40-man Opening Day roster, as well as 20-25 top prospects, for a total of 60-65 players. A subsequent free update will include the official Opening Day rosters.
- Simulate to Date X: GMs can now simulate to a specific date, and a new Don’t Disturb feature allows uninterrupted long-term sims.
- Player Shortlist: GMs can now add players to their shortlists so they can quickly return to their profiles any time. It’s a useful feature for tracking players’ careers after they leave a team.
- Career Stats Leader Boards: Retired players with 10 or more years of experience automatically join the career leader boards for home runs, strikeouts, and other stats.
- Improved In-Game Subs: When a GM makes a substitution during a game, they can easily see the current game situation.
- Better Trading AI: AI-controlled GMs make better trade offers.
Those interested in pre-ordering Out of the Park Baseball 16 can do so by checking out this website. Alternatively, MLB Manager‘s predecessor, iOOTP Baseball 2014, can be downloaded on the App Store for free. As of now this is all the information we have in regards to MLB Manager 2015, however, we’ll keep you updated as more information heads our way.