Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 launches April 26 in Japan

First gameplay videos released.

Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018

Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 will launch for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Japan on April 26, Konami announced.

The game will be available in the following editions:

Physical Standard Edition (PS4: 7,980 yen / PS Vita: 6,980 yen)

  • A copy of Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018
  • Early Purchase Bonus: Powerful Pro Series Opening Song Set – Downloadable content comprised of the 22 opening songs of the Powerful Pro series.
  • Shop-Specific Purchase Bonus – Various bonus items will be available depending on where you purchase the game.

Digital Standard Edition (PS4: 7,980 yen / PS Vita: 6,980 yen)

  • A digital copy of Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018
  • Early Purchase Bonus: Powerful Pro Series Opening Song Set – Downloadable content comprised of the 22 opening songs of the Powerful Pro series.
  • PlayStation Store Pre-Order Purchase Bonus: 3,000 Power Points – 3,000 Power Points that can be used to buy items in the in-game “Powerful Pro Shop.”

Digital Deluxe Edition (PS4: 9,980 yen / PS Vita: 8,980 yen)

  • A digital copy of Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018
  • Digital Deluxe Edition Bonus: Powerful Pro Series Background Music Set – Downloadable content comprised of over 200 background songs from the Powerful Pro series.
  • Early Purchase Bonus: Powerful Pro Series Opening Song Set – Downloadable content comprised of the 22 opening songs of the Powerful Pro series.
  • PlayStation Store Pre-Order Purchase Bonus: 3,000 Power Points – 3,000 Power Points that can be used to buy items in the in-game “Powerful Pro Shop.”

Konami also announced that Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 will add a fourth announcer in addition to Hideo Doumae, Hisashi Shimizu, and Muneatsu Atsumori (voiced by Kanemitsu Nobuaki). While the announcer’s name was not revealed, he is said to be familiar to long-time Powerful Pro fans.

The PlayStation 4 version of Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 will support both PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation VR. The game also features an enhanced “Powerful Festival” mode.

Watch the first set of gameplay videos below. The second half of each video showcases the PlayStation VR mode.

Chunichi Dragons: Katsuki Matayoshi (#16) vs. Shinnosuke Ogasawara (#11)

Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks: Shinya Kayama (#57) vs. Sho Iwasaki (#17)

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