Just to make it official, Sega's MLB Manager Online had a beta launch earlier this month, not a full launch as some posts had implied. Moot point now as the fully-licensed sports management sim is now available. All 30 Major League teams and over 900 real players are featured in the game. Scads more details at the…
EA Sports, whose beloved MVP Baseball series went into exile when 2K Sports won an exclusive contract back in 2005, is working on a Major League Baseball-licensed property, according to ESPN's Jon Robinson. Before you get all giddy, a close reading of contracts leaves the impression this will be another Facebook game.
Sega, the publisher of the extremely popular Football Manager series, is trying its hand in baseball early next year with MLB Manager Online, fully licensed by Major League Baseball and its players association. A closed beta will begin Jan. 7.