Game overview/synopsis

EA Sports’ long-running American football franchise is still going strong, and while it’s obviously not as popular in the UK as it is in the States, the sport has a steady fanbase on our shores.

While EA has been making more of a concerted effort in esports over the past few years, the publisher is no stranger to esports. In fact, it first dabbled in competitive gaming with its Madden Challenge some 15 or so years ago.

Madden is a relatively new esport compared to other titles, but in 2016 EA Sports announced the $1m Madden Championship Series, outlining their ambitions in Madden esports in a big way, and the global scene has grown since.


Blurb

Take the journey of an NFL superstar. Create a college quarterback and dominate the College Football Playoff, then impress the scouts at the NFL Combine. Find out where your story begins at the NFL Draft, and then fight to prove you belong in the league. Last long enough and you just might leave a legacy and even play in a few Pro Bowls. This new and customizable career campaign is all about you, with personalized playable scenarios, events, and dynamic challenges. The choices you make early on will affect how your career pans out!

Feel the power of NFL Superstars with this game-changing system. Unleash unique abilities that make stars feel like stars.

Get the players you want. With new daily Ultimate Team missions, it’s easier and faster than ever to know what you need to do to craft the team you’ve always dreamed about. 

Platforms: Xbox One, PS4, PC
Typical game length: 10mins
Players: 1v1
Genre: Sports
Price: Around £40-£60
Publisher: EA Sports
Notable tournaments: Madden Challenge, Madden NFL Championship Series, Madden NFL Bowl
Website: https://www.ea.com/games/madden-nfl/madden-nfl-20
Popularity: 100m+ game sales in the series to date
Twitch: 20,000+ peak viewers in December 2018 according to Twitchmetrics
Launched: June 2019 (Madden NFL 20)
PEGI age rating: 3
Other Pegi info: The content of this game is suitable for all persons

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