You can talk about this year's edition of EA Sports' Madden NFL 21 is discussed royally, the critical voices about the “expensive Kaden update” do not affect the popularity. As reported on the official Twitter channel, players have completed over 460.000 seasons - half a million have probably already been cracked by now. And there's more exciting statistical insight into Madden NFL 21's launch week.
It has become something of a tradition for publishers to publish global statistics on player achievements. EA Sports doesn't want to break with that and provides insights into the numbers game behind Madden NFL 21.
Madden NFL 21: The Brady Effect
With almost half a million seasons played, Madden NFL 21 has some statistics, some of which are quite exciting - especially the Brady effect. The Buccaneers got loud EA Sports played almost nine times more than without the former top quarterback of the New England Patriots. Brady remains one of the top players – at least in Madden NFL 21. Among the top five quarterbacks with the most touchdown passes, Brady's virtual alter ego is in fourth place, behind Russel Wilson, Lamar Jackson and top scorer Patrick Mahomes. Tyreek Hill, Hollywood Brown and Mike Evans caught the most passes.
When it comes to running performance combined with touchdowns, Ezekiel Elliott, Lamar Jackson and Mark Ingram II have the noses ahead. The fact that the Baltimore Ravens are currently one of the most popular teams at Madden NFL 21 is hardly a surprise given the choice of the cover star. In any case, the current offshoot is busy when it comes to fan activity: Compared to its predecessor Madden NFL 20, 49 percent more games have been played.
Madden NFL 21 is proving to be a popular game once again, especially with the start of the "real season" just around the corner. The game gives the game a boost, as does the corona pandemic with many people staying at home - and that despite all the criticism and sometimes devastating user ratings, which - of course again on Metacritic - led to real review bombing. In fact, Madden NFL 21 sticks closely to what its direct predecessor offered, However, we really liked the new edition of the sports game, especially because of the detail improvements in the gameplay area. The new mode "The Yard" is also convincing and provides a breath of fresh air in the series.