PS3 gets upgraded MLB.TV in time for season opener

Just in time for Major League Baseball's Opening Day, Sony's PlayStation has launched the latest version of MLB.TV for PS3 on PlayStation Network. Last year, MLB.TV subscribers and PSN users had access to games either live or on-demand with interactive features, but PlayStation has introduced enhanced features, new functionality, and live streaming of every 2011 regular season game in HD.

PS3 is the only gaming console to stream live baseball games.

In addition to the HD stream, users now will have the ability to overlay the home or away team's broadcasters on the live video or listen to the ballpark's natural sounds. Users also have access to a complete stat package and will be able to select in-game event types, such as home runs, hits or stolen bases, to show on a progression timeline and jump directly to the at bat where they happened.

PlayStation Network users can download the application now from the "Media" category on PSN in the PlayStation Store, and launch it from the Video section of the XMB. If you aren't already a MLB.TV subscriber, you can go to ps3.com/mlbtv to sign up for either of the two annual packages: currently, MLB.TV is $99.95 and MLB.TV Premium is $119.95.

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