Get ready to play ball, as Sony San Diego has announced that MLB The Show will be returning to Xbox this April 5th in the form of MLB The Show 22, and once again it'll be launching day one with Xbox Game Pass!

The cover star for this year's game is none other than Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels, and The Show 22 will also feature cross-play and cross-progression with the PS4, PS5 and (newly-added) Nintendo Switch versions.

Details on specific features are limited right now, with more info to be revealed at a later date. If you want to buy it, the standard Xbox One version retails for $59.99, while the Series X and Series S version retails for $69.99. The Collector's Edition of the game will be revealed on Wednesday, February 2nd, along with all its content.

Both MLB The Show 22 Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S Standard Editions will be included with Xbox Game Pass so members will be able to play the best version of the game regardless of which console they are on. And with cross-platform play and progress, you can play against others online, and earn and use content across the platform and generation you choose.

Looking forward to MLB The Show on Xbox Game Pass for a second year? Let us know in the comments.