With Baseball now set to be back on our screens soon, EA Sports has today released the latest installment of its free-to-play* mobile baseball franchise, MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2022, and there’s a familiar face on the opening screen – Bryce Harper.
MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2022 is available now as a free* download worldwide on the App Store™ for iPhone and iPad, Google Play™ for Android devices and Amazon.
“This marks the worldwide release of the latest Tap Sports Baseball mobile game and we believe players globally will now have the latest, most authentic Tap Sports game ever at their fingertips with one-tap controls anyone can master,” said Andrew Pedersen, EA Vice President of Mobile – Sports. “This season, we’re excited to bring a more streamlined and responsive UI experience along with greater depth and improved realism that allow for players to compete amongst the very best on the diamond!”
In collaboration with Major League Baseball (MLB) and MLB Players, Inc. (MLBPI), this year’s release features Philadelphia Phillies right fielder and reigning National League MVP Bryce Harper as MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2022’s cover athlete. The latest edition of the game brings an authentic MLB experience with new features and updates for the 2022 season.
Harper is a six-time MLB All-Star and won his second career National League MVP in 2021 with a .309 batting average, 35 home runs and 84 RBI. Harper also led the National League with 78 extra base hits and tied for the Major League lead with 42 doubles.
The all-new features in MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2022 include:
- Champions Tier – A brand new way for players to earn rewards for their baseball accomplishments – complete challenging tasks and rank in Club Events to climb up through Champions Tiers and earn the biggest and best rewards.
- Avatar Gear – Customize your team in a variety of ways by equipping your avatar with all-new gear that provides in-game boosts to your lineup and shows off your unique style.
- New Leaderboards and Rewards – Flexible leaderboards for all of the different in-game scenarios and even more rewards from new Club events and the latest and greatest Weekly Content.
- Improved Visual Fidelity – Physics-based rendering and textures that create ultra-realistic player models and over 300 new motion-capture animations to provide a more authentic baseball experience.
- Revamped UI – The latest UI improvements for a cleaner, more streamlined and responsive experience for both new and existing users alongside improvements to player models and animations.
MLB Tap Sports Baseball 2022 is the first mobile baseball game released by Glu Sports since being acquired by EA in April 2021. It is now available worldwide for download on the App Store™ for iPhone and iPad, Google Play™ for Android devices and Amazon HERE.