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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Ichiro to Appear in Five Konami Baseball Titles

Konami has reach an agreement with MLB and NPB legend Ichiro Suzuki to appear in five of Konami’s baseball titles in Japan this year. The current release schedule and the games are as follows:

Title | Platform | Release Date
Jikkyō Powerful Pro Yakyū | iOS / Android | February 28
Pro Yakyū Spirits A | iOS / Android | March 23
eBaseball Pro Yakyū Spirits 2021 Grand Șlam | Switch | March 23
eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyū 2022 | Switch / PS4 | April 21
Power Pro-Kun Pocket R | Switch | April TBD
Ichiro started his professional baseball career in NPB playing for the Orix BlueWave in 1992. In Japan, he was named an all-star seven times, won the Japan Series and received many other awards. As a player in the MLB, Ichiro never won the World Series, however his stellar play earned him ten trips to the All-Star Game, ten Gold Glove awards, the MLB single season hit record (at 262 in 2004) and more. He hit 4,367 hits across both NPB and MLB. 

You can see the “Legendary Continuation” video that Konami created for the collaboration below. 

Source: 4gamer, Konami

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