The new edition of the Madden NFL sports game series heralds the football season for fans of US 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 best-known elite athletes in the league 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 the well-known game modes, the Ultimate Team and new challenges, the story mode “Face of the Franchise: QB1” promises excitement. Players take on the role of a talented college quarterback to lead him into the NFL.

Madden NFL 20: Superstars shine with unique moves

The developers at EA Sports noticeably fine-tune the details for each new edition of Madden NFL - even more than at FIFA. Above all, the recognizable special actions of the most popular superstars of the NFL, Electronic Arts impressively calls the mechanics “Superstar X-Factors”, gives the game an even more realistic impact. With the “X-Factors” Electronic Arts wanted to bring the NFL 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)

The elite players should feel and play on the PC and the console as they act in real life on the pitch. Graddy is also pleased that with the release of Madden NFL 20 fans can finally try out the new campaign mode “Face of the Franchise: QB1”. Both features paved the way for future innovations for developers.

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

Seann Graddy, executive producer

The new edition has also improved in terms of playability: There is now the “Run Pass Option”, recognizable movements, but above all brand new moves that players can access via the playbook. The developers at EA Tiburon have also expanded the Ultimate Team mode to include new content, missions and items that can be unlocked. 

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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