|The 2005 update to the All-Star Baseball series includes online features such as head-to-head play and improved online updates to the rosters (both Xbox and PS2). You can now also bat using the analog controller and two new camera angles have been added: the fieldercam and the broadcastcam.|
As for the gameplay, the create-a-player mode has been enhanced, and a franchise mode has been added. Steve Lyons and Thom Brennaman are the commentators, with Spanish play-by-play by Arizona Diamondbacks' commentator Oscar Soria. The game also includes a full gameplay tutorial for those new to the game.