Madden 17: 11 Things Gamers Need to Know

Madden 17 is the new 2016 NFL game from EA Sports. This is everything you need to know about the Madden 17 release date, the Madden 17 gameplay that shows off the new Madden 17 features and shows what the game looks like.

The Madden 17 release date arrived on August 23rd and you can now play Madden 17 on Xbox One, PS4, PS3 and Xbox 360. The game is available as a download and on disc with many Madden 17 deals cutting $12 or more off the price — but if you buy on Amazon one of the deals is about to expire.

There is also a special Madden 17 Xbox One bundle that includes the new Xbox One S and Madden 17 for $349.99.

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You can buy Madden 17 digitally or on disk. There are two versions listed on GameStop, Best Buy, Amazon and there are three versions on the Xbox Store and PSN.

Be aware of Madden 17 problems that you may run into as you start to play, and what you can do to fix them. For some gamers it makes sense to wait for the first Madden 17 patch or update to really get into the game.

EA boasts that this is the culmination three year’s worth of work on Madden with the goal of delivering a better game to players. While the game is not on Frostbite this year like FIFA 17 and it does not contain a My Journey mode yet, a Madden 17 designer teases that Frostbite is coming and that there may be something like My Journey in Madden down the road.

Read: 7 Best Free Xbox One Games

Is Madden 17 more than just a roster update as complainers often allege? After a week of play this is clearly a different Madden than you’re used to playing. Read our Madden 17 review for more details.

Take control of the biggest stars using new controls and AI to win in Madden 17.
Take control of the biggest stars using new controls and AI to win in Madden 17.

Madden 16 is free to play with an EA Access membership, which is the same plan that will allow you to play a Madden 17 trial on Xbox One before you buy.

Here are the important Madden 17 details that you need to know about right now

Madden 17 Release Date

Madden 17 Release Date

The Madden 17 release date arrived on August 23rd on a disk and digitally. There is no exclusive on the actual Madden 17 release date or on updates that will sway which console you purchase it on, which is good news for many gamers.

The Madden 17 release time arrived at 12:01 AM Eastern / 9:01 PM Pacific (Monday) digitally and there were midnight Madden 17 release date events. 

The Madden 17 download is about 25GB and will take some time to complete. 

60 Comments

  1. Gwendolyn

    03/15/2016 at 6:41 pm

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  2. Gregory Howard

    03/22/2016 at 3:01 pm

    Here is my problem with all of this. Why are various sites and blogs, AFRAID to mention the bugs that infest this game year after year after year??? To start the story off suggesting it is just a roster update in what could appear to be sarcasm makes me think you ignore the issues as to why this is said.

    EA has always played to the emotion of gamers liking the realistic LOOK of players regarding the actual players.
    EA has spent more than enough time on the artistic aspect of shading, etc… etc…

    The game for some of us is NOT about looking like the player so much as it is about REALISTIC gameplay.
    The same issues exist and to me Madden 25 should have been called out and NO ONE… NO ONE…. would be honest and do it. 25 years??? And they still can’t get most of the gameplay right such as blocking, pull blocking, unrealistic speed burst by players (even now you get that zip that makes feel like you blinked and missed something), something as simple as a playbook editor they can’t provide BASIC… BASIC functionality, limited substitution and packages, commentary that does not keep up with the speed of the game, presentation that does not provide the feedback of the emotion that should be demonstrated on big scoring plays or lead changes, commentary that calls out a player rather than call out a change in emphasis( QB has 300+ yds, 3 TDs, up by 28 points, so they run more, but the commentator comes out and claims the passing offense has disappeared rather than a shift because there is no need to pass), 1st run and suddenly they commentator comes in as if that ONE run is going to dictate the game, but if I score a 80 yd TD run the game barely reflects the greatness of the play, commentary still does not reflect when a game is over, 35-0 and the team scores with 1 min left still should say way too little too late instead of lets see if they defense can stop and get the ball back…

    Audibles…. with players swapping positions when they are not suppose to (keep in mind this was not the issue previously so why DIDN’T THEY FIX THIS FOR AN ENTIRE SERIES???????????), defense calling audibles after a flip RESETS the flip (Hurst Nickel def especially), motions on some plays are wrong (start in the wrong position or they run into the QB or really offer nothing to the play), PA is a waste playing against the console no matter how good your running game is, double moves are a waste as well (I can throw outs all day, but I’ll run an out n up and no DB is fooled.

    There are so many things that could be done better by this company, but they will NOT until the NFL releases that license for other companies to create the game. They’ve had this exclusive for 16 yrs and for me nothing has improved. Nice ideas, but poorly implemented because other aspects fail such as superman speed burst, superman one handed catches by everyone, superman perfect sideline catches by everyone, the console field goal kickers are all PERFECT from any range under all conditions.

    I could fill this page God knows how many times with the many flaws in this game.

    So yes one thing we can guarantee they will get right is the roster upgrade. Not the attributes. Just the roster.

    You guys come out every year and promote this game and the supposed new features. But again, as long as the game is so flawed with gameplay it won’t matter. Nice that I can guard the first down markers. But the console can throw over them with ease. Gamers always run into coverage or that super LB who despite using the new feature to float over will bat it down. Or another DB will get there in time while YOUR DBs just watch like spectators to see whether the catch is made and then they go in for the tackle. TOO LATE.

    Before promoting this game how about some of you guys own up and QUESTION EA to demonstrate the flaws do NOT still exist in the new version??? / 8

    If you get to run a play, try to audible to a different formation and then do another audible in that same formation to a different play and see if players swap? 3WR, 4WR. I don’t think 2TE is an issue.

    Get in a nickel zone defense with your nickel on the opposite side of the slot wr.
    Flip the play so he now covers the slot.
    Now audible to another zone either in that formation or another formation.
    See if the play doesn’t reset and send your slot db back to the opposite side of the field.

    Hurry up offense. Ever run it against the console?
    Every get a play that gets the ball right at or close to the goal line and again you run a hurry up offense, means NO SUBSTITUTION BY DEFENSE, and suddenly you are faced against a GOAL LINE FORMATION????????????????

    See if you can call a goalline defense when someone no huddles you. You can’t!!!!!

    See.. I’m telling you. I can fill this and many more pages with issues not covered.

    I challenge you and the Madden community to demand EA show you these flaws do not still exist in the game.

    Why are there no toss plays from shotgun unless you run a read option??????
    Why are there no double reverses? Not that the single reverse is worth anything. But these plays should be in the game.

    Slot screen sucks. The guy always runs BACK 2 yds to catch the ball. Smh.

    Challenge them and you might see progress. If you keep PRAISING them for getting over on the gaming community they will continue. The same with NFL offering them this monopoly opportunity and getting away with sloppy representation.

    Game weather effects don’t effect ENOUGH of the game. Nor does the field represent the game being played.
    I could go into another page just on that. SMH

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    • Robert

      04/01/2016 at 8:31 pm

      Why aren’t these guys hiring you?

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    • Tw

      05/11/2016 at 6:38 pm

      Perfect! It is hard to understand with all of the money this game generates, why a more realistic football simulation can’t be made. I would like to see balance on both sides of the ball. I can’t pass and block at the same time. I would rather miss a throw than get sacked a second after the snap.

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    • Brent Comer

      05/15/2016 at 4:26 am

      Forward progress: when ball carrier steps out of bounds the clock doesn’t stop. Player momentum pulls him out of bounds. Fumble vs int grounding: qb sack turns into incomplete pass bc ball “squirts” out as he’s getting taken to the ground. Intercepting player tackled too fast, offense isn’t that good at tackling. Still see skating and sliding around the field. When qb breaks (ducks) through sack he is paralyzed and unable to throw ball away for a moment. Special teams blocking is bad, there are no dangerous KR guys. Online head to head should be big penalty for quitting a game, legacy issue of mirror affect where defender moves at the exact same time as ball carrier- I dropped back with cam Newton and 300 lb lineman moved back and forth sideline to sideline at same speed as the super athletic qb

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    • Michael Gabriel

      05/23/2016 at 2:39 am

      I wouldn’t buy Madden 17 anyways

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    • jett

      06/01/2016 at 10:04 am

      well said Mr. howard… I was a 2k fan I never liked madden cause of a the glitches

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    • Toney R.

      08/29/2016 at 8:41 pm

      Gregory hit it on the head. I’m not going to get 17, but just would like to update my 16 roster with 17 roster, if I can find out how on xbox one!
      Great telling it like it is Gregi👍✌

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    • Paul

      09/20/2016 at 7:57 pm

      ya this article is bs. and i agree with you wholeheartedly

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  3. William burgher

    03/23/2016 at 12:10 pm

    This guy is telling all facts!!!!!!!!

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  4. endgames73

    03/24/2016 at 12:21 pm

    absolutely right on the mark..monopolies under the banner of absolute capitalism is why we get a a game like this year after year.hope when the license isnt under just ea things improve dramatically im not hopeful tho..

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  5. shreddy

    04/01/2016 at 3:26 am

    GREGORY HOWARD for president

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  6. Former 9th Grader

    04/04/2016 at 12:21 pm

    You literally wrote an article saying “Yeah we really don’t know shit yet” and managed to take up an entire page with that. This looks like a 9th grade report that you waited til the night before to do, so you googled “Madden 17” and pasted the top photos throughout your spread of two sentence paragraphs to make your report longer and not as shitty.

    Nice. Enjoyed it and all of its nothingness. Thanks for sharing.

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    • Kale Paul

      05/10/2016 at 3:07 pm

      And you sound like the moron who never did the report. This guy nailed it.

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      • Chris

        06/26/2016 at 11:30 am

        Well who’s making bank u or EA! Ur photo looks like u live in ur parents basement!

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  7. Benit Mukendi

    04/06/2016 at 11:54 am

    Madden is the same year after year, although there is some improvements, it is usually improvements on things that aren’t that crucial, the commentary is very annoying and stupid, they comment on things that has nothing to do with the play, like Gregory said, you get a big play and they say little of it, and at times when you get an incomplete pass they say it was caught, the computer is basically unstoppable, every field goals for them is money, the defense super humanly good, they get a pick like it’s nothing, they morph out of nowhere to make plays or tackles, even the trashiest player on the team makes amazing plays, like what the heck, the equipment are outdated, the players cleats looks like they are wearing mickey mouse shoes, you can see some players hairs going through the helmets, the neck pad is terrible, the gloves are trash, the cleats options are terrible, why can’t we have options for shoes like Nba 2k? I am sure under armour, nike, jordan, probably, and reebok make cleats, players such as Qb’s, Rb’s, Wr’s, Cb’s, S’s look like action figures to me, make the game more realistic, i don’t care if i am playing on all madden, if for instance Tom brady is injured on my season, or Russell Wilson is, their Back Ups shouldn’t light me up, i should have the upper hand, and please if a player gets injured please have him point or grab what he injured, also please fix the celebrations, they are corny and whack, and you can’t skip them, it’s annoying, you can have certain players who are known for certain celebrations do their celebrations, they can also do other celebrations, and fix the high step or celebrations going to the end zone, fix the presentation, madden you have a lot to fix, i hope the Nfl takes the right away from y’all so you can get competion but i know those fools won’t

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  8. Joshua price

    04/07/2016 at 7:40 pm

    I will take realism over anything else. I think ea knows what’s wrong with the games and keeps those problems so they have something to improve year after year. That’s how they can continue to make money. If they made a perfect game, which I believe they can, then there would be no more madden. I agree with everything said, but the most frustrating thing to me is the spectacular catch. It should be based on 1. The skill lvel of receiver 2. Skill level of db 3. Position of players when ball is in the air. 4. Whether the receiver is doubled or even tripled team. You can play someone who sucks but have a great receiver and 9/10 the receiver wins, even if they are out of position to make catch or if they are doubled or tripled team. And there is no way that my dB keeps getting beat on the same route over and over with man coverage 96 and above, and awareness 95 and above. I could go on, but I’ll end it there for now.

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    • Tw

      05/11/2016 at 6:48 pm

      They can make a near perfect game and it would sell like crazy. I would like to see a balanced game on both sides where no particular position player can stop a play as a result of poor blocking which 16 has in abundance. Also MAN coverage for the most part = free touchdowns which is another anomaly. Everything in the game should work. Lastly, I want to see the # of plays expanded to 600 or more which should include legendary coaches pb ‘s as well.

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  10. Wedemboyz88

    04/08/2016 at 4:32 pm

    The tackling and the running game with the defensive and offensive line animations really annoy me. Everytime i play it seems the players trip and fall over eachother or they become glued to eachother and you cant move. Also the players are just sliding around everywhere. Doesnt feel like a realistic football game to me. That needs to be fixed. NCAA and 2K had pretty good mechanics i wish it was back!

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  11. Gary

    04/16/2016 at 2:31 pm

    Madden 2016 was by far the worst game I’ve played in the Madden series, and that’s saying something. Other commentators are spot on. EA has become absolutely lazy with the product theyre putting out there year after year. I have never played a football game where my defense literally has no common sense. My defenders will pursue a ball carrier, only to suddenly swerve away at the last moment to avoid tackling them for some reason. Or they’ll run slap into other players like theyre blind. Getting sacks and pressure on the opposing QB is one of the most frustrating things in life. The computers O line is like a suction cup, its almost impossible for your D line, LBs to break free of the computer O line. Computer Rookie QBs with ratings of 65 will slice and dice your defense up constantly leaving you baffled. Ratings mean nothing. A computers O line with an average rating of 70 across the board will keep the QB clean all game, even if you have JJ Watt, Von Miller, and freakin Lawrence Taylor on your defense.

    What really makes me believe though that EA has gotten plain lazy, is that they don’t even bother putting the real assistant coaches on the game anymore when you earn XP points. They just make up coaches. Like wtf, is it really that difficult to do that much? Madden years prior at least TRIED to make things more authentic, but now its just a slap in the face to even buy the game with such a pathetic product. They’ve gone all in on graphics but could give a crap about actual game play.

    There’s now way I’ll buy another Madden again

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  12. tae

    04/18/2016 at 11:03 am

    when is it coming out shit

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  14. Steve

    04/27/2016 at 9:58 am

    I long for the day when 2k can make an nfl game again..2k nailed the presentation. .how hard would it have been for ea to hire some of the guys that worked on that game??espn highlights of other games at halftime was cool

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    • Michael Gabriel

      05/27/2016 at 2:42 pm

      Madden nfl is sure going wrong direction of the NFL covers

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    • Tw

      05/27/2016 at 4:13 pm

      I would love to see what 2k and ea would look like side by side regarding gameplay. I dont want football on the “fast” which is ea.

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      • Michael Gabriel

        06/17/2016 at 10:52 pm

        Sure,ea sucks, not a fan of connected franchise mode/careers,well,it doesn’t add up on the Madden covers,well,the biggest mistake was madden 25 for ps 4 just a copy off of madden 13 when it should madden 14 and should never been on ps 4 in the first place,phisics the same word from madden 13 and they are the blame of the ncaa football series, ea doesn’t deserve ncaa football 17 and there will never be a ncaa game untill 2k sports and sony steps up and make a real football game other then Madden NFL 17 which is just another fluke from ea sports They’re throwing at us,the reason is i always enjoy pro evolution soccer 2016 and not fifa 16

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  15. Lonniehill

    05/05/2016 at 2:45 am

    I wish they could fix it to wheres u could pick a team from any era and play with that team like. The 73 Dolphins 66 packers etc.

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    • Jay

      05/06/2016 at 6:17 am

      100% Agree there … Bring on the 2000 Ravens … 1986 Bears !!!!

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  16. Jay

    05/06/2016 at 6:03 am

    Realistic injuries … Qbs like Romo that are injury prone, should not be able to go through a game taking multiple bone crushing sacks and live to play another down. Come On I mean 6 sacks, and he’s not out of the game. He’s not tough like Big Ben.

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  17. josh paul

    05/06/2016 at 8:42 am

    What about SIMPLE PASS INTERFERENCE calls,i cant count the numerous times a DB bumped me off my route or a LB or Safety way past 10 yards.I have actually lost close games due to this.And what happened to ultimate team??In madden 13 the packs were worth buying.You could actually feel good about spending hard earned money.Now EA robs us blind And gives nothing in return unless you damn near bankrupt yourself .Pack odds are terrible .EA has gotten greedy And decreased coin rewards,how many of you remember how hard some of the collections were in madden 13?It rewarded you nicely

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  18. Justin Willis

    05/08/2016 at 11:12 pm

    Cam Newton should be on the cover of Madden 17, NO DOUBT!!!!!!!! Especially after making our Carolina Panther fans look at that HIDEOUS Josh Norman cover photo projection

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    05/09/2016 at 9:31 am

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  20. ayub04

    05/09/2016 at 2:31 pm

    Madden used to have a really good presentation. Like in actual games, they would have score updates from other games, game breaks with a highlight and halftime shows with one highlight, and yearly stats that were displayed during the game. When you played in Oakland, San Diego, SFO, and Miami, the dirt from the baseball field was visible while it was still baseball season. When a game was played at 1pm you noticed the placement of the sun and shade, as with 4pm and night games. I hate with a passion the token or point system with the draft. Allow the player to get good with looking for talent…not racking up a points or coins based off of winning. That would work in college with recruiting. The final one is…even if my team was rated very low…if I rattled off 10 wins in a row to go 11-1, I shouldn’t still be rated 86 when I started at 86. Neither should other teams that fail to earn the 86 rating. Players rating should go up and down on atleast the play on the field. I had a running back rated at 64 gain 1500 yards and 98 catches in a season with an MVP and ring. He should atleast have risen to 76 Atleast. A Player like that used to hold out if they outlived their contract. I wouldn’t mind paying him out. It felt REAL. Most madden players liked the subtle realism it created. It gave everyday players a sense of connection to being in the NFL. Who doesn’t like negotiating a contract with a QB you scouted, drafted and built a franchise around? Who doesn’t like seeing the score of your division rival during a crucial game for playoff seeding? It’s that simple…EA

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  21. Hugh

    05/10/2016 at 3:37 pm

    What about fixing the darn draft? In older maddens 2012 more specific u could build your team and edit….u cannot freaking edit on this game and xp? Wtf…..madden sadly has commercial for the mut crap, where u buy cards to play and spend money…..can’t anyone else make a darn game?

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    05/10/2016 at 5:31 pm

    Madden Time is HERE! Time to HITSTICK and Prove your SKILLZ on the sticks. https://youtu.be/q6rkAfnysX0

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  23. Steve G.

    05/11/2016 at 10:51 am

    Here’s what I would like to see (and this is based off of 15 as I didn’t waste my money on 16). An ability to shut off commentary which is useless and annoying most of the time. The ability to shut off things like automatic replays of a play and commentary about players in between plays. I just want to play and not have to wait around for someone to finish yapping. Just give me the option of streamlining my experience so I can get in the most gameplay with the limited amount of time I have to play. The ability to substitute players full time. In older versions, we used to be able to plug certain players in on certain plays within the play book and they would be there until replaced and we would not have to do it every game and it was a great way to take advantage of specific attributes on specific plays and gain some experience for certain players. Doing it every game is just a pain in the ass. Allow me to resign players in the middle of their contracts and have the ability for players to counter offers made instead of just saying “negotiating” or having the player shut down and not accept your offers anymore. And finally, the graphics are fine at this point Spend a year or two focusing on gameplay instead of trying to increase graphics effectiveness.

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  24. Bob

    05/12/2016 at 11:40 pm

    How about a drafting update? Player portraits look horrible and still no good player creation. Ea has been using the same basic creation system since 2008! Almost a decade of the same lazy work.

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  25. Jordon

    05/12/2016 at 11:47 pm

    Is team play gonna be back? I would like to play a game with my friends but now they took out team play so I can only play against them, I want to be able to user alongside my buddy and not have to be in the same room playing against the computer, I would love to have team play back.

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  26. Sean

    05/16/2016 at 8:49 am

    Man on some real shit.. Madden isn’t a bad game.. Jus has a lot of bs ea needs to fix.. I’m speaking to the online players.. But if I grab a team that’s known for or their strength is defense then I expect my defense to show up.. Make it hard for the opposing player to play offense.. I’m sick and tired of going against players tht use one or two plays to beat my defense.. Madden should incorporate a system where the defense pick up on the tendencies the opposing player shows all game an vice versa on the offensive end.. Anotha thing if I have a star cornerback like Revis playing against a reciever who lacks star quality then I feel tht I shouldn’t have to worry bout his side of the field.. Even if he’s going up against star talent he should not be tested often as it is on madden 16 where anybody can get open an make a play on him.. Madden should incorporate a 50 50 system.. Meaning if I have a Revis or a Sherman or even a Peterson going against a antionio brown or Julio jones an Odell Becham then it should balance out depending on the flow of the game.. But if I put those wideouts against lesser talent at corner then they should destroy them every time an vice Versa on the defensive end.. Pass blocking vs pass rushing should come dwn to the attributes of the lineman same thing with block shedding an run blocking.. Make the ” gameplay” more realistic not jus the graphics

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  27. Bruce

    05/26/2016 at 7:33 am

    Pause the video at 0:21 sec. You will see two patriots WALKING and looking toward Gronk as he battles toward the end zone. How does EA put this crap into the release trailer? Crazy. I love playing madded but C’mon man!

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  28. Adam Porter

    05/26/2016 at 11:00 am

    Last year was great for Madden this year I just want online offline profile so your friends can Stop Lying about who Won the most games stats don’t Lie

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  29. Michael La Rosa

    05/31/2016 at 2:32 pm

    FBG ratings. That is what needs to be incorporated into the game. FBG updates rosters and rating but these do not come out until usually October. However the game completely changes under these rating. It becomes much more realistic. How Madden does no even try to incorporate is beyond me.

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  30. Andrew Scinicariello

    06/05/2016 at 8:33 am

    What we really need to see on madden 17 is the create a team feature we could bring back a St. Louis team or just for fun

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  31. Jake L

    06/25/2016 at 6:59 pm

    In madden I personally love to run blitzes and man so I either get a sack or a ten yard play most of the time so I’m basically saying man sucks. Also the computer qbs are very perfect against man.

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  32. Keegan

    06/26/2016 at 5:17 am

    I wanna know if there is any other teams like college and maybe next year make the high school then college then NFL you know and is there draft champ

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  33. Matthew

    06/28/2016 at 3:37 pm

    I’ve been waiting on EA to jump on the 2K sports style. NBA 2K has a story type mode of a career, why not add this as a player in Madden? What about working your way up as a coach? Start from position group, to coordinator…to head coach.. same with GM…start as a scout work your way up.
    Going back to the NBA 2K, they have a black court type mode…a pick up basketball game instead of just exhibition, why not add a pick up football game in Madden? A 7 on 7 type game.

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  34. JJ Fayed

    07/21/2016 at 1:13 am

    can they fix the broadcast camera it zooms too close? also work on the emotion of the game the players running down and congratulating on scores, not just stopping and turning to the sidelines.

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  35. Roger

    07/22/2016 at 7:24 am

    Havent been a madden fan for 5 years……just bring back NCAA College Football , and I will be a happy camper!

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  36. Jean Ch.

    07/25/2016 at 12:10 pm

    Realistic + been able (as early versions allowed), to change in a game between teams on franchise mode.

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  37. Paul wall

    07/26/2016 at 5:07 pm

    Pleeeeze, man…pleeeeze,…bring back 2k football.Has anyone EVER seen a pass interference call on madden16? 2k had penalties for late hits that were actually spot on. All games have bs in some form or another but each needs competition.it’s that simple.

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  38. ShogunMiiryn

    07/26/2016 at 6:42 pm

    Mr.Madden would you plz let me make my own plays on this madden so I can create the flex bone???

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  39. ShogunMiiryn

    07/26/2016 at 6:43 pm

    And use the Cowboys

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  40. Steve Thomas

    08/09/2016 at 6:49 am

    Guess there’s always Mark Mongie’s latest creation: http://www.SportsAppNinja.com/shareplayenjoy/1

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  41. Artis Simms

    08/16/2016 at 11:36 am

    BRING BACK NFL 2K SPORTS FOOTBALL AND THEY WILL HAVE TO GIVE THE MADDEN FANS WHAT THEY WANT……#GAMEOVER

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  42. Depree reeves

    09/04/2016 at 2:21 pm

    Anyone know when there gonna update madden 17 MUT on Xbox 360?

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  43. Mell Foster

    09/15/2016 at 7:15 pm

    I feel like the people who do the roster and players update for madden are Green Bay Packers fan. Every year the Packers have players on their team making plays they shouldn’t make. The packer was in the top 10 and top 5 for both giving up the most sack and quarter back getting hit but yet they got one of the best lines on the game . Their running game was trash but yet their running back are running like the best backs in the NFL. their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th corner back man coverage and zone is better than most team starters. I watch their 3rd and 4th wide out beat Richard Sherman, Patrick Peterson and other great db very easy. I notice that Nelson and Cobb got speed upgrade on the 1st roster update and the haven played a game and speaking on Cobb he had a very off season and he is still 86 overall how is that possible. I see week 2 up date Roger go up to 97 not having a good game but Big Ben had a great gave and overall stayed the same. I will also use the Steelers for a moment. They was in the top 5 and 3 for least amount of sacks and least amount of hit on quarter back. Their right guard was a all pro and their right tackle didn’t give up a sack for the whole regular season. Please stop the madness and do the right thing

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  44. Tbone

    09/24/2016 at 9:54 am

    Why won’t your blockers block the guy right in front of them instead of trying to block the safety? Why does the computer pick a defense for the gamer if he doesn’t,put him in punt formation Luke before .why do you show the previous play? Everyone now runs the same plays. Why do the clock run if they let computer pick the defense? Why the safeties stand out in the field and just watch??qhy does the game slow down if I run 3 no huddle play in a row?what happened to the lobby and lobby challenge ranked??? This game socks, it needs a lot of work.. I wish there was another football game out.. why did they take out pancake blocks and hitsticks in the hole.patrick Willis use to destroy rb on a inside zone run,now there is no such thing as a great pass rusher or great defensive tackles..

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  45. Clund

    09/28/2016 at 7:58 am

    I’m a big franchise mode offline player and I simulate a lot. By the way, Madden 07 ps2 had the best franchise mode. Ok so I’m in 2022, I load up my franchise mode where I last saved it right before training camp and I get ERROR, I didn’t understand, the game is new, I never turned off the system during saving, it just bug every time and I had to delete my franchise. I can’t believe it, and now I know I’m not the only one here. Apparently the same happens for NHL, players abnormally age once you finished editing them in your gm mode. This game bugs when you save your files, unbelievable ! Seriously what the hell is EA thinking ? Might as well buy a ps2 and play madden 07 again.

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