- Number of Players
- 4 (6 Player Online)
- Release Date
- 19th Aug 2022
- 19th Aug 2022
- Also Available On
- Controller Support
- Feature Support
- Official Site
The story goes that John Madden refused to sign off on EA Sports’ original football sim until it put 22 players on the field. The rest, of course, is history – and the Madden NFL franchise has been striving for realism ever since. That ambition comes in the form of a few buzzwords this year, including the distinctly marketing-led...
Dropped the ball
EA Sports has lost the progress of a large number of Franchise mode save files in Madden NFL 23. While it’s possible to play the game entirely offline, it’s recommended you take advantage of the publisher’s servers in order to speed up certain activities, like simulating games. You can, of course, also invite your friends and...
Want to see some unedited footage of Madden NFL 23? How does around 20 minutes played by pro players suit you? This is a pretty sanitised piece, so you’re not going to hear much negative feedback from TDBarrett and Cleff, but it showcases some of the new features well, like stand-up tackling and precision passing. As you’d expect, the...
Lots to dig into
The meat of any single player sports game is its Franchise mode, and it’s an area where Madden NFL has long been lagging behind its competition. To its credit, though, EA Sports committed to improving the experience a few years back, and has been iterating on its offering ever seen. Madden NFL 22 saw some pretty nice improvements...
Just hits different
It wouldn’t be a new EA Sports announcement without some head-scratching buzzwords, and Madden NFL 23 is all about FIELDSense this year. This is not to be confused with FIFA 22’s previously introduced HyperMotion motion capture technology, which we’d expected to tackle the gridiron this year – but it seems like the...
All Madden Edition mimics original John Madden Football box
As was perhaps predicted following his passing in December 2021, football icon John Madden will be the cover star for Madden NFL 23. The legendary coach turned broadcaster is synonymous with both football and sports video games, and three unique box arts will depict key moments from his...
Play your way into the history books in Madden NFL 23!
Call the shots in Franchise with free agency and trade logic updates, play your way into the history books in Face of the Franchise: The League, and assemble the most powerful roster in Madden Ultimate Team™.
Face of the Franchise: The League
In your fifth NFL season at a position of your choice (QB, WR, RB, CB, MLB) you’re seeking a fresh start with a new team. Negotiate a one-year contract and show out with great on-field performance to level up. The addition of New Drive Goals and Drive Summaries allow you to tweak your experience throughout a game and get feedback and rewards based on how well you play. Get performance boosts from weekly activities between games while and strive for the highest level of prestige on your Road to 99.
Utilize refined scouting, staff management, and weekly strategy features to take your Franchise to the top. New athlete motivations like team location and salary demands factor into contract negotiations and add to the drama of NFL free agency. Updated Trade Logic AI represents the value of star players more accurately for fair and more realistic offers.
Madden Ultimate Team
Develop your dream roster of current NFL superstars, Hall of Fame legends, and more. Always have something to play for with the first-ever Field Pass challenge and reward tracker in Madden Ultimate Team. Play to earn MUT Champions entry tokens and compete at your convenience. Simplified Set building lets you navigate your content binder more effectively so you can focus on improving your Ultimate Team roster all season.