MLB The Show 16 Dev Apologizes for Server Issues, Offers Free DLC

"We apologize that the excitement of launch and the start of the season has been soured by these issues."

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MLB The Show 16's release didn't exactly go well, with some players experiencing severe sever issues that in some cases left the game completely unplayable. Now, Sony has responded, apologizing for the problems and announcing that players are getting free DLC to make up for the issues.

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In statement posted in the game's forums, Sony said it's largely proud of the PS4 and PS3 game, but acknowledged that, "our initial online experience has been inconsistent."

The statement goes on: "We apologize that the excitement of launch and the start of the season has been soured by these issues. Our team is taking every step necessary and working around the clock to stabilize our online servers as soon as possible."

To make up for the issues, Sony will give everyone who logged into the game before 1 PM PST on April 8 an allotment of 5,000 stubs and 10 standard packs. The stubs will show up automatically by April 12 with no further effort needed on your behalf. Redemption instructions are available here.

"To those of you who've reached out to us during this week, and to the many more who we haven't heard from but who may have been affected, we extend our endless thanks and appreciation for your patience and ongoing support," Sony said.

Check back soon, too, as GameSpot will be posting its MLB The Show 16 review shortly.

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