Fans to select the cover athlete for the latest installment of the best-selling baseball videogame franchise
Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) has announced the Major League Baseball fans will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite MLB player to be on the cover of MLB 13 The Show, developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios' San Diego Studio for PS3 and PS Vita. This will mark the first time ever in the franchise's history that fans will decide which MLB superstar will grace the cover of The Show.
Seven of the top athletes in the sport have announced their candidacy to be on the cover of MLB 13 The Show: seven-time All-Star, 2012 American League Most Valuable Player award winner, and the first Triple Crown Award winner since 1967, Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera (#MLB13Cabrera); two-time All-Star Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp (#MLB13Kemp); five-time All-Star, 2007 National League Rookie of the Year, and 2011 National League Most Valuable Player award winner, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun (#MLB13Braun); six-time All-Star as well as the 2007 American League Cy Young award winner, New York Yankees' CC Sabathia (#MLB13CC); two-time All-Star, Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen (#MLB13Cutch); the 2012 World Series Champion, one-time All-Star, 2012 National League Most Valuable Player award winner, and 2010 National League Rookie of the Year award winner, San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey (#MLB13Buster); All-Star and 2012 National League Rookie of the Year award winner Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (#MLB13Harper ).
"The MLB 13 Cover Showdown officially begins on January 7, 2013 and will conclude on January 11, 2013.