Today, EA gave us our first sneak peek at Madden 21 and announced an official release date of August 28th (Aug. 25th if you pre-order the Deluxe or MVP editions)! Below you will find an overview of newly released trailers, new gameplay features, Face of the Franchise mode, and Madden 21 Pre-order details.
For all the latest Madden 21 News, keep tabs on the Gridiron Notes available at the following link: https://www.ea.com/games/madden-nfl/madden-nfl-21/gridiron-notes
Kraelo announced a limited Madden NFL 21 opportunity today on GMM. He was cryptic about the details but stressed the importance of signing up at the following link: https://eaevents.ea.com/madden21
Check out this year's cover athlete, Lamar Jackson, and his cover story featuring Lil Wayne:
Check out the Madden 21 Official Reveal Trailer below:
You'll be able to combo together all your evasive moves on the right analog stick, including Juke, Spin, Hurdle, and Dead Leg. The Skill Stick brings more fluid, athletic movement to the field and gives you more control over the moves you want to perform.
Pass Rush Moves
All your pass rush moves and block-sheds for Madden NFL 21 will now be on the right analog stick. You’ll have full control to choose the exact rush-move you want and when you want to do it. Be sure to use your rush moves strategically though, as each pass rusher has a limited amo›unt of available moves per play, and blockers will start to build resistance against repeated moves. This will give you more control and it adds a layer of strategy to one of the most important aspects of defense.
These are tackles where both the ball carrier and defender are aware of the first-down marker, end zone, and pylon. What this means is you’ll see ball carriers reach out with the ball while getting tackled to score a crucial touchdown or clutch up a first-down. You’ll also see the tackling defender struggle but successfully deny the ball carrier these reach-out moments.
Face of the Franchise returns! Create yourself and begin your career as a quarterback in high school where you’ll attempt to lead your team to a State Championship. We should mention while your career starts in high school, that doesn’t mean you’ll be the starting quarterback. Don’t worry, no story spoilers here.
Next, you’ll start your college career on National Signing Day where you’ll pick between ten Division 1 schools. You’ll be able to play two seasons of the College Football Playoffs where you’ll attempt to win not one, but two NCAA Championships. While in college you’ll have the chance to stay as a quarterback or switch positions to a running back or wide receiver.
After your college career, you’ll be attending the NFL Combine where you’ll have the chance to test your skills and run the iconic 40-yard dash.
When you finally enter the NFL, your career doesn’t stop. You’ll have the chance to experience different storylines each season as you make your case for the Hall of Fame.
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