Madden NFL 25 Makes Its Next-Gen Debut as Launch Title for Xbox One and PlayStation 4
See It. Feel It. Live it.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) has officially announced Madden NFL 25
will be coming as a launch title for Xbox One® all-in-one games and
entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PlayStation®4 computer
entertainment system. Madden NFL 25, powered by the new EA SPORTS
IGNITE engine, ushers in the next generation of sports games by
delivering the smartest, most realistic, most detailed version of the
game in the franchise's 25 year history.
"We've never been more ready for a console transition than we are right
now," said Cam Weber, General Manager of American Football for EA
SPORTS. "The development team is crafting the most impressive Madden
NFL game we've ever made, and I'm extremely excited for fans to get
their hands on it for themselves when the Xbox One and PS4 launch."
Coupled with this announcement is the introduction of Adrian Peterson as
the cover athlete for Madden NFL 25 on Xbox One and PlayStation
4. Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings running back, is a five-time Pro
Bowler and the reigning NFL MVP. Last season Peterson came within 9
yards of breaking the NFL single-season rushing record set by Eric
Madden NFL 25 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 brings innovative new
features such as True Step Locomotion, Player Sense, the War in the
Trenches and more to create an experience that can only be found on
next-generation consoles. Here's an overview of what fans can expect in
the most technologically advanced game in the franchise's 25 year
10X THE DETAIL
Next Definition Visuals
Madden NFL has never looked so real. See every nuance of a
player's face, equipment, and clothing as the line blurs between
the players in the game and their real-life counterparts. Up to 4x
the texture resolution breathes new life into stadiums, crowds,
the field, and even the ball itself. Combined with high-fidelity
animations that deliver the smoothest, most authentic looking
player interactions ever, Madden NFL 25 delivers Next
2X THE CONTROL
Every Step Is Calculated
The all-new True Step player motion system calculates every step,
delivering unprecedented control. Players now have the ability to
foot-plant, cut, and shift momentum in an authentic way, unlocking
the agility and explosiveness of the NFL athlete. EA SPORTS IGNITE
run-time physics calculate at twice the rate allowing for the most
organic, user-driven outcomes in franchise history. Combined with
the precision modifier's vast combination of ball carrier moves, Madden
NFL has never felt this good.
Brains & Brawn
All-new Player Sense unlocks the human element in Madden NFL.
For the first time, players scan the field, anticipate situations
before they happen, and maneuver with instincts and awareness. The
ability to make up to 50x as many contextual decisions brings
intelligent ball-carriers and defenders to life, as they sense
obstacles and react on the fly. Ball-carriers leap over fallen
players, blitzing linebackers slide past teammates on their way to
the QB and so much more, combining the physical aspects of
football with the mental.
War in the Trenches
Offensive and defensive line play is at the heart of football, and
now it's the foundation of Madden NFL 25. Lineman are more
than just physical, they are intelligent. Coupled with the ability
to make 4x more decisions per second, 300 new blocking
interactions create the most realistic running lanes for the
ball-carrier and passing pockets for the QB. Offensive lineman
will dynamically sort and shift assignments based on threats and
angles, starting with intelligently identifying the center of the
defense, the "Mike" linebacker. The defensive side of the ball
features over 3x more new defensive line moves, as well as the
latest blitz packages. Authentic double teams, blitz pick-ups, and
line shifts showcase units working together as one, highlighting
the most physical and intense battles in the NFL. Welcome to the
War in the Trenches.
THE GAME IS ALIVE
Madden Living World
The NFL is so much more than just what happens between the lines.
It's the crowds, sidelines, and commentary that truly bring the
emotion of Sunday to life. In Madden NFL 25, feel the
anxiety of the crowd as you step up to the line on 4th
and goal. Watch your teammates and coaches erupt with excitement
as you blaze down the sideline for a game-changing score. Hear the
most intelligent commentary in franchise history, as Jim Nantz,
Phil Simms and our new sideline reporter Danielle Bellini follow
everything about your career. From injuries to accolades they'll
bring your career to life like never before.
For more info on all these features fans should be sure to visit the Madden
NFL 25 website as new details are revealed. Media attending E3
this week in Los Angeles are invited to get their first look at Madden
NFL 25 on Xbox One and PS4 at the EA SPORTS IGNITE Lab inside the EA
Embraced by fans and honored by critics for 25 years, Madden NFL is
known as the NFL's "33rd Franchise" due to its authentic
gameplay, the development team's unparalleled access to NFL resources
and its prominent place in NFL culture.
Madden NFL 25 is developed in Orlando, Florida by EA Tiburon and
will be available for Xbox One, the all-in-one entertainment system from
Microsoft, and the PlayStation®4. To learn more about Madden NFL 25,
Fans are also invited to become
a Madden Insider on Facebook for exclusive information including the
latest news, original content and more for Madden NFL 25.
All player participation has been facilitated by National Football
League Players Incorporated, the licensing and marketing subsidiary of
the NFL Players Association (NFLPA).
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