MLB The Show 21 Update 1.09 - Patch Notes, Release Time

A number of bugs in Online mode and Road to the Show will be fixed soon.

By Mehrdad Khayyat

June 19, 2021

The next MLB The Show 21 update should be out in a few hours from now, and it targets major bugs in both single-player and multiplayer modes of the game.

MLB The Show 21 has been out for a few months now. It’s the very first entry of the series that features a new stadium-creator mode and is available on both Xbox and PlayStation consoles.

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Although the latest version of the game has not been the best in the series based on the reviews, it’s still successful in satisfying the fans.

Today, Sony’s San Diego Studios will deploy a new update for the game on all platforms. Update 1.09 is almost a hotfix that focuses on wiping out a number of bugs in each part of the game. Below, you can check out the release date and patch notes of the update.

MLB The Show 21 – Accolades Trailer

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MLB The Show 21 Update 1.09 Patch Notes


  • All versions of Legends Ivan Rodriguez, Johnny Bench, and Gary Carter will now have the Pop Time quirk.


  • Fixed a crash that could occur if a player had a card open on screen when the other player quits
  • Fixed an issue where home run replays would not play if the opponent is pressing X (PlayStation) / A (Xbox)
  • Fixed a rare crash that could occur when exiting Showdown from the program menu
  • Fixed an issue that could trap players in a pause menu following a pitcher injury
  • Changed the Friendly Quit accept button from Square (PlayStation) / X (Xbox) to X (PlayStation) / A (Xbox)
  • Fixed an issue where a runner would get a free base when stealing, if the batter was hit with the pitch during a late bunt attempt
  • Fixed a bug that would cause players to “freeze” when a user would intentionally walk several batters and step off and throw to home

There are no hitting or gameplay balance changes in this update.


  • Plate Appearances will now populate on the jumbotrons in American Family Field and Busch Stadium
  • Fixed an issue where the ball could slip through the wall in Angel Stadium
  • Fixed a collision issue around the left-field foul pole in American Family Field that would sometimes cause a foul ball being “warped” back into the stadium


  • Various fixes and adjustments made to cameras and presentations in the locker rooms
  • Stats accrued by simming will no longer count towards program progression
  • Notable stats will now appear on Jumbotrons
  • Players are now eligible for rewards if they are on the Injured List at the end of the season


  • Fixed an issue that would cause the default stadium image to show in the Stadium Assignment menu
  • Fixed an issue where the “Make Trade” option was not displaying for some trade-eligible players in the Player Search screen
  • The first game in the second half of the AA season was being erroneously called “Opening Day”


  • The post-game mission list is now scrollable showing all missions that have progressed, and will no longer show missions for programs already completed
  • The bottom ticker will no longer appear inside any of the quick menus in-game
  • The pause menu will no longer pop up during post-game highlight reel
  • Other various UI tweaks and fixes


  • Various miscellaneous crash fixes
  • Various updates to Play by Play commentary

When is the Update Release Time?

According to the game’s official website, MLB The Show 21 update 1.09 will be out on all platforms at 4 am PT on June 19. It’s almost 3 hours from now.

MLB The Show 21 is now available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S.

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Mehrdad Khayyat

Mehrdad is a Senior Staff Writer at DualShockers. He started writing about video games since he was a high-school student. He's probably one of those rare Rainbow Six Siege fans that have the game installed and updated on every available platform.

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