Franchise Ball

The World's Baseball Franchise Game


Franchise Ball is a free multiplayer baseball simulation game where users compete against eachother as owners / managers in a user-friendly, web-based environment. Trade, acquire, bid on new talent, watch and manage your games in real time! Negotiate contracts, manage investments, build capital, and build a dynasty. You're the franchise owner and team manager, you control everything. Division champions advance to the league playoffs and beyond ...

Multiplayer Competition
  • Web-based multiplayer interface
  • Dynamic scheduling
  • Division play, league play
  • 16 Wildcards per league
  • League and world playoffs
Advanced Baseball Simulator
  • Deeply embedded artificial intelligence
  • Ongoing simulation (each month = a season)
  • 60 regular season games per season (3 per day)
  • Dynamic player skills based on performance
  • Matchup based simulation (player vs hitter)
Franchise Management
  • Franchise budget / Fund distribution
  • Graphical budget analysis
  • Purchase, own and control multiple teams
  • Manage player contracts
  • Analyze and manage investments and amenities
Team Management
  • Live in-game management!
  • Custom strategy options
  • Manage lineup and pitcher rotations
  • Automatic condition & manual based substitions
  • Farm system transactions
Player Management & Marketplace
  • Multiple player combination trading
  • Realtime player promotion and contract bidding
  • Realtime draft with scouting tools
  • Free agency transactions
  • Call up / send down players
Minor League System
  • Criteria based statistical analytics
  • Player scouting search engine
  • Player performance comparison tools
  • Transactions interface
Realtime Game Tracking
  • Track your games progress as it happens
  • In-game stats, box scores, and highlights
  • In-game and condition based play calling
  • Social tools for in-game conversation
Social Networking
  • Add friends, browse team networks
  • Friends, division, league network tools
  • News feed and associated customization tools
  • Live commenting system
Statistical Analysis
  • Advanced sabermetric stats
  • Colorful custom graph and data charts
  • Interval stats and ranking analysis
  • Comparison tools
Playoffs & Ranking System
  • League and world playoff bracket action
  • Division, league & World championship games
  • Wildcard and tiebreaker games
  • League and world ranking system
  • Currency rewards for championships
Capital & Investments
  • Franchise budget management
  • Invest in amenities, virtual campaigns and more
  • Earn and/or purchase game currency
  • Buy and sell assets
  • Bid and trade in real-time marketplace
Scouting / Research
  • Clean, easy to navigate research tools
  • Browse player, team, division
  • Browse league, franchise and locale pages
  • Team and franchise logo customization
  • Study data trends with custom search tools

A real-time baseball simulation and comprehensive social network, providing users with tools for game interactivity and team optimization. But ultimately, it's a numbers game, a game of statistics and strategy, just like owning and controlling an actual team. An advanced, artificially-intelligent, fine-tuned baseball simulation which simulates games based on roster structures, realistic performance trends, and dynamically changing players. Users can watch games in real-time, or simply check-in on their progress as each season progresses. Every month is a new season, with a regular season spanning the first 20 days, and the remaining days reserved for playoffs. Divisional and league champions compete for the seasonal world title. Its free to play, with paid subscription options for enhanced features.

Users build capital for their franchise to spend on new players, amenities, campaigns, investments, etc. There are a vast number of strategies that can be utilized. Players earn capital through attendance, successful investments, championships and other accomplishments throughout the game.

Users have access to a player marketplace where they can bid in real-time for players for each following season. Each player's contract lasts a single season, so every player in the game is up for grabs for the user who bids the highest. Players can acquire and release free agents, and send up/down minor leaguers. There is a player draft where users can place draft picks for college players within their draft pools. There are many unique ways to acquire players. Gaining capital through success, finding players that fulfill your team's chemistry, skillful management, and mindful budgeting are just some of the keys to building a championship team. And ultimately, one's success in Franchise Ball.

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