Thought it was odd they kept referring to user SKILL rather than input.
Hitting engine advancements in The Show 19 have increased the significance of user skill and player tools. We now reward multiple human batter skills and not god-level “PCI skill” how we reward: PCI skill, swing timing, and taking pitches (not getting fooled) more evenly. This helps separate users by a basket of skills, and gives each user more opportunities to improve themselves in the The Show 19. When hitting was only PCI skill, you topped out much faster and couldn’t really improve as a batter after that. With the aforementioned changes, the game allows a lot more replay, and more ways for individuals of different skills to shine.
Sounds like they're essentially doubling down on the RNG in this year's game. Disappointing. At least they gave us a heads up.
Can't wait for 19. These forums are going to supply endless hours of entertainment :)