The Madden NFL reboot of the sports franchise kicks off the football season for fans of American sports every year, and 2019 is no different. Publisher giant Electronic Arts recently released Madden NFL 20 for Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC. The 2019 version not only focuses on improvements, but also gives the league's most famous elite athletes an increased recognition value with the "Superstar X-Factors".  

The new edition of the sports game Madden NFL 20 for consoles and PC was released worldwide on Friday. NFL fans and the publisher ring in the current football season every year with the release of the video game. In addition to well-known game modes, the Ultimate Team and new challenges, the story mode "Face of the Franchise: QB1" in particular promises excitement. Players take on the role of a talented college quarterback in a quest to lead him to the NFL.

Madden NFL 20: Superstars shine with unique moves

The developers at EA Sports noticeably polish the details for every new edition of Madden NFL - even more than with FIFA. Above all, the recognizable special actions of the most popular superstars in the NFL, Electronic Arts impressively calls the mechanism "Superstar X-Factors", gives the gameplay an even more realistic impact. With the X-Factors, Electronic Arts wanted to bring the NFL's superstars to life, explains executive producer Seann Graddy.

The presentation of the current series offshoot is excellent again. Screenshot: André Volkmann (Xbox One)

The presentation of the current series offshoot is excellent again. Screenshot: André Volkmann (Xbox One)

Elite players should feel and play on PC and console like they act on the pitch in real life. Graddy is also excited that with the release of Madden NFL 20, fans will finally be able to try out the new campaign mode, Face of the Franchise: QB1. Both features paved the way for future innovations for the developers.

Madden NFL 20 focused on quality, refinement, and most importantly, fun.

Seann Graddy, executive producer

The new edition has also been improved in terms of gameplay: There is now the "Run Pass Option", recognizable movements, but above all brand new moves that players can access via the playbook. The developers of EA Tiburon have also added new content, missions and unlockable items to the Ultimate Team mode. 

All those players who have already honed their skills in the game can look forward to sporting competitions as part of the Madden NFL 20 Championship Series again this year. With prize money of around 1,3 million US dollars, Electronic Arts has set a new record for competition winnings in the Madden Championship Series. Information on qualification options and the tournament series is available at

With the release of the console and PC version, Electronic Arts also released the mobile offshoot of Madden NFL 20 for iOS and Android. The versions are now available from the respective app stores.

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