I have played RTTS for a decade and this year’s iteration would be the worst I’ve experience thus far.
I’m happy with the direction you guys took it a year or two ago with the ability to have dialogues with various people such as teammates and the agent. However, the fact that all of that is the exact same as last year was disappointing, I was expecting an enhancement.
For example, why can I not contact my agent? I remember in older RTTS’s I was able to talk to my coach if I wanted about playing time and things like that. So I feel like I should be able to contact my agent at any point. However, even if that was a possibility there wouldn’t be anything more than that because another complaint of mine is that the agent doesn’t actually do anything. If I have a complaint, he just tells me to wait and be patient basically. The whole character in the game mode seems really useless.
Furthermore, none of the dialogue with teammates seems any different than last year. If I didn’t know any better I would say it’s the same game. It just feels like nothing was built upon.
Another thing is being disconnected from the servers all the time, it’s very annoying.
And in terms of gameplay, the baserunning is terrible this year. The camera is highly frustrating. I don’t know where the ball is being hit causing me to run into outs. I preferred it much more in previous years when I just simply pressed the R1 button and the camera would focus on the ball. The fact that I have to use the right stick to move the camera slowly is frustrating.
And the last thing that broke the camels back was my RTTS got glitched from my player getting injured. Somehow after that happened I’m unable to advance to the next game of a series, I have to exit after each single game now, as if I’m playing MLB 10 again. There’s just been a lot of little things this year that really disappointed me.
With all this being said, I love San Diego studios and the work they’ve done with this game over the years and I look forward to future installments, but this just wasn’t the year for me.