Yesterday EA Sports released a lot of their plans for competitive Madden for the Madden 18 season. You can read the whole blog post here, but here are the highlights:
Bigger Prize Pool
The prize pool for this season of the MCS is $1,153,000 this season, up from $1,000,000 last year.
There will be three Majors for the upcoming season: Madden Classic, Madden Challenge, and the NFL Club Championship. Here are the dates:
- Madden Classic: October 20-21
- Madden Challenge: December 15-16
- NFL Club Championship: During Pro Bowl and Super Bowl
NFL Club Championship Expansion
One of the biggest changes this season involves an overhaul NFL Club Series which is now the NFL Club Championship. This year all 32 NFL teams are participating. The competition is open to Madden players age 16 and older. Competition for this runs from August through January. When the final 32 players are decided, the live finals will take place at the Pro Bowl in Orlando, FL and the Super Bowl in Minneapolis, MN. You can register to compete at www.nfl.com/madden.
For more information, check out EA's new competitive Madden hub at www.maddenchampionship.com.