Madden NFL 21 included its share of features for next-gen consoles, and EA seems to be doing even more for the follow-up. The editor is release Madden NFL 22 on August 20 with a series of “Dynamic Gameday” features exclusive to the Playstation 5 and Xbox x series/S. The atmosphere of the stadium, the momentum on the pitch and even the advantages of the home pitch will only change if you have one of the latest systems. Even the AI is more polished on these consoles – it mimics player and team trends that change with stats.
The game will still be available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC players (including on Stadiums).
You will always get new experiences no matter what platform you use. A new single-player mode, The Yard, features a new campaign and progression system that shares your achievements with Face of the Franchise mode. This, in turn, introduces a new story, a new player class system, and the ability to play as a linebacker. Superstar KO multiplayer, meanwhile, will let you use real NFL teams. Madden Ultimate Team will also introduce the next-gen stats system and halftime adjustments to major players’ X-Factors.
The shift in focus is clear: the previous consoles are on the way out. Madden NFL 22 is just more interesting if you have a PS5 or Xbox Series console. While this isn’t necessarily the end of last-gen hardware, we wouldn’t bet any money on NFL 23 come on the old platforms.
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