Free-to-play Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Championship 2018 announced for PS4, PS Vita
posted on 07.19.18 at 10:00 AM EST by (@salromano)
Due out on July 25 in Japan.

Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Championship 2018

Konami has announced Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Championship 2018, a free-to-play version of Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 due out for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita via the PlayStation Store in Japan on July 25.

Here is an overview of the game’s features, via its official website:

  • Championship – Compete in various official online tournaments. Since opponents are selected based on the player’s ability, anyone can enjoy a passionate game of baseball. In Championship 2018, a new “My Team Cup” will be held where the player’s custom arrange team can participate. Play games to earn CP and get rewards.
  • Competition – With the improvement of light expression during games in the PlayStation 4 version, the sense of presence in the stadium has been drastically powered up. The game supports PlayStation 4 Pro, 4K resolution, and HDR. The PS Vita version supports ad-hoc multiplayer (in addition to online) as well.
  • Practice – Learn basic operations in batting, pitching, and defense practice, as well as fielder operations during defense such as the meet cursor and pitching. After you become familiar with the controls, try out the advanced operations such as “Nice Pitch” and “Diving Catch.” Also, when practicing in game format, you can play without three-out change.
  • Player Data – Check the latest player data here. Confirm the data of the professional baseball players and Success players included in the game.
  • Arrange – Assemble your favorite players and form an arrange team of your very own. Your team can participate in competitions and championships.
  • Miscellaneous Data – Set various options and game rules in “My Settings,” as well as configure profile, sound, and various other settings.

Here is an overview of the differences between the standard Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2018 and the free-to-play Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Championship 2018:

Powerful Pro 2018Championship 2018
ModesChampionship
Competition
*Only “Single-Player” and “Two-Player”
Pennant
Power Fes
Success
My Life
Laurels Nine
Development of New Pitches
LIVE Players
Power Pro Shop
Practice
Player Data
Arrange Teams
Miscellaneous Data
LIVE Scenarios
Challenges
LIVE Power Pro
Player Data2018 Player Data
Ability Update
Release of Additional Players
OB Players
StadiumsReal Stadiums
Fictional Stadiums
*Only four fictional stadiums
Other FeaturesBGM Settings
Supporters Songs and Settings
Original Players
LIVE Players
LIVE Team
Works with Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Success Special
PlayStation VR

Visit the game’s official website here.

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