The NFL’s offseason energy pumps up soon with the draft coming up May 8th, while the gaming world makes its own exciting contribution to the near year round sport. EA Sports has announced that the next edition of their always highly anticipated Madden NFL franchise will be released August 26th.
Madden NFL 15 will hit North America on August 26th, just in time for the opening of the NFL season on Thursday, September 4th. Meanwhile the flagship of football gaming will land in the European Union on August 29th. The game will be available on all major consoles, including Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and the Microsoft all-in-one entertainment system.
EA Sports continues to sack the competition when it comes to football gaming. Their annual tweaks and enhancements to arguably the most iconic sports gaming franchise set a difficult standard for others to follow. This year fans should not expect any less, as EA Sports has hinted at some killer new features. Madden NFL 15 boasts unprecedented control over defensive gameplay, providing total immersion that will have you barking out third down calls like a defensive coordinator to your defensive captain in no time. Players will also be gifted with an entirely updated broadcast presentation. A combination of never-before-seen camera angles, dynamic pre-game features and halftime specials adrenalize the game, like it hasn’t been in years.
EA Sports will maintain tradition and reunite with ESPN to offer fans the chance to pick which NFL player will win the honor of gracing the cover of Madden NFL 15. Last year elicited a tidal wave of participation leading to a record breaking vote. Don’t expect this year to be any different, as the vote will highlight big name matchups, intense rivalries, and is assured to remain highly competitive. A special Cover Vote announcement will be made during the NFL Draft on May 8th at 8 p.m. ET, on ESPN and the NFL Network. Be sure to tune in for details as you anxiously await your favorite team’s first round selection.
For all of you hardcore Madden fanatics, hard up for a fix, check out this short teaser EA Sports has released. If you’re looking for more details and specifics about Madden NFL 15, click through to the official website.
Until August 26th, keep your thumbs nimble and reflexes agile.