A Consolidated Custom League Issue List

SDS

I'm going to ask people in the community to share SPECIFIC and DETAILED issues that we have with Custom Leagues.

Please do not troll or debate.

I will be sending a large list of these consolidated items to SDS for feedback and/or answers, and hopefully we can get answers, ETA or a response from our well documented and thought out list.

As comments come in, I will update the master list below with hopes of sending in a support ticket by Monday, May 17th. I have screen shots of most issues. When you bring up an issue that I have not yet listed here, I may ask you to DM or potentially email me a screenshot.

Please feel free to add constructive Quality of Life requests as well.

Thank you in advance to those with constructive feedback.

1- Custom Leagues do not use Parallel Cards
1a- Inside Edge not working properly

2- Challenge issues when attempting to start games.

3- In the News Section after games are completed, team names being randomly assigned.

4- No ability to view league stats from anywhere in Custom League

ITEMS THAT ARE NOT AN ISSUE below...

CAPS- No Cap should be in Custom League
Custom Uniforms- Don't belong there
Custom Stadiums- Not on the list of items for 2021

SDS

1- Custom League missing Parallel Cards

I've sent in a feedback report on this shortly after launch. I have no idea about the mechanics involved, but with the ability to use IE, I don't see why we can't have our parallel cards for custom league.

EDIT

IE is being displayed but the attributes are not showing up when gameplay is taking place.

The card is tied to our inventory. When we select these cards in showdown, they also reflect parallel. I am not asking for us to allow parallel progress to be made during custom league games, but that might be part of the reason why they don't let us use it.

I would love to know if this is a design oversight, something unintended that they are working on for later this year, or if it was intended all along.

An item like this would be good to test prior to launch, and while I know that SDS tests stuff in house prior to a beta or technical test, having people outside SDS test functionality issues like this with a NDA agreement prior to launch, would be helpful to the community.

SDS

2- Challenge issues when attempting to start games

I am in a small league of 12 users, all on PS platform. There have been sporadic and mind boggling issues with getting game challenges to show up.

With no rhyme or reason, these issues are persistent for us. Our group of 12 are all friends on the playstation network and are either using a PS5 or PS4. I'm curious to know what issues others have had so we can get a better handle on how to fix this.

SDS

3- News Section replacing team names

Mariners and Astros changed to Angels and Rangers

It's a display only issue, but something is wrong on the back end to make this happen. Not sure if others with either full or partially full leagues have had similar issues.

SDS

4- Stats

One of the biggest highlights for custom league last year, was the ability to view our stats specific to our league.

There is no option to view anything from the existing menus. The stats are being stored and retained on the SDS servers, because they are showing during the games being played.

Any reason why this was left out? The data is there. We just can't see it.

EDIT I'm being told that it's there, but in a really weird spot. I'll post a picture later today, but perhaps we can get a UI tweak to make it less frustrating to locate.

Stats located here under the MLB Logo

SDS

The most important thing that I can think of is adding parallels to custom league. What a tragedy it was to find out they did it apply after all that grinding and all the $ I spent.

SDS

@therealest_jb said in A Consolidated Custom League Issue List:

The most important thing that I can think of is adding parallels to custom league. What a tragedy it was to find out they did it apply after all that grinding and all the $ I spent.

And Inside Edge showing on the roster screen but not applying the stat boosts when in the game playing.

SDS

It's a matter of personal preference, but I think the requirement to pick an MLB team and use their uniforms is strange and arbitrary. I'd welcome DD team names/uniforms. The challenge issues were persistent most of last year, and it was really frustrating at times. With MLB21, I expected there to be beefed up commish tools and stat sorting, but have been as surprised as you that they seem to have taken a step in the wrong direction in those areas. I'm rather displeased that the remedial functions that leagues supported and the issues that were persistent last year were not improved upon and in some cases were made even worse. It's essentially a copy/paste of last year. And where it isn't, it's worse instead of better.

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  1. NO LEAGUE RECRUITMENT LOBBY
  2. NO BROADCAST CAMERA VIEW ( [censored] shame )
  3. NO CHALLENGE
  4. NO COMMISH TOOLS FOR LOCK IN SETTINGS
  5. NO MICS WITHOUT PARTY CHAT
  6. NO FARM LEAGUE PLAYERS
  7. NO WAY OF UPDATED ROSTERS EVEN THOUGH THEYRE SUPPOSED TO BE DYNAMIC
  8. BALANCE NEEDS TO BE SET AT ONE LEVEL! AI IS CONSTANTLY TRYING TO TAKE OVER GAMES EVEN MORE THAN YEARS PAST! STOP IT
  9. HITTING ANIMATION NEED TO BE MOTION CAPPED AND NOT REHASHED EVERY YEAR! PLAYERS CHANGE THEIR SWINGS ALL THE TIME! CHOKE UP ON THE BAT SO PITCHERS CANT CHEESE INSIDE
  10. BRING ONLINE FRANCHISE MODE BACK!!
SDS

/bump

@Dounte_PSN most of your items aren't applicable to CL. This is not online franchise, nor meant to be.

Also, bug reports going out to SDS today.

SDS

@hoboadam_psn said in A Consolidated Custom League Issue List:

/bump

@Dounte_PSN most of your items aren't applicable to CL. This is not online franchise, nor meant to be.

Also, bug reports going out to SDS today.

Yeah yeah yeah... Custom Leagues sucks and this is nothing more than a bad after taste! The plan is scrap CUSTOM LEAGUES as a whole and bring over franchise! Not these not so bid issues you speak of that will never get fixed.. I mean at least act you know that they don’t care about the mode... I figure maybe some dev will see my post and put in a word or two but yeah, issues for custom leagues are at the bottom of the board if not erased!

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@dounte_psn said in A Consolidated Custom League Issue List:

@hoboadam_psn said in A Consolidated Custom League Issue List:

/bump

@Dounte_PSN most of your items aren't applicable to CL. This is not online franchise, nor meant to be.

Also, bug reports going out to SDS today.

Yeah yeah yeah... Custom Leagues sucks and this is nothing more than a bad after taste! The plan is scrap CUSTOM LEAGUES as a whole and bring over franchise! Not these not so bid issues you speak of that will never get fixed.. I mean at least act you know that they don’t care about the mode... I figure maybe some dev will see my post and put in a word or two but yeah, issues for custom leagues are at the bottom of the board if not erased!

Our issues are still ahead of the online franchise, which unfortunately, is like a fart in the wind 🌬

SDS

They made these custom leagues which isn't anything custom about them, but all they are is tournaments really. My setup is about as close you can get to an old online franchise. I have generated schedules, i use a stat tracking website and we have league leaders, there is a way to look and track stats inside custom leagues just terrible we half to manually track them to have weekly leaders.

But yeah no progression or regression, no admin duties such as editing positions really sucks. Every week when theirs a roster update in DD they change positions and they go into the league so our own season gets screwed up because they have all the power. We need the ability to edit positions back or change what we prefer.

Another gripe of mine is in a DD league players taken off the 40 man in the main menu live roster or any roster for that matter show up in the DD leagues as free agents. We have the same menu as DD leagues in the 40 LIVE MAN LEAGUES but none of the free agents that show up in DD leagues will show up in a LIVE 40 MAN LEAGUE. Which thees noway for the commissioner to keep the rosters updated.

Then we have say you create a league lets say April 21st. That was the 1st roster update then each roster update comes out they eventually add SHOGO so if your already in say 35 games into your season noway do u want to start over just to get any new players added. We should be able to add these players to our leagues or at least have an area these new players could go or give us a dang import player tool.