EA’s flagship football franchise is soon bringing us Madden 21.
We’ve gotten plenty of insight into the game thanks to developer streams, Gridiron Notes, and plenty of big reveals including the full ratings list.
But where is the gameplay trailer?
Madden 21 on next-gen trailer
Madden 21 made waves by releasing a ton of important info all at once on things like abilities, game modes, and even the release date.
There has also been an all new trailer released for the game covering its next gen leap, which premiered during EA Play 2020.
Madden 21 Announcement Trailer
Companies always have to contend with leaks, and EA is no different.
The trailer for Madden 21 arrived a little early and is full of gameplay tweaks.
X-Factor and Superstar Abilities revealed
You can read over the development process behind the new additions and changes in the most recent Gridiron Notes!
All-new skill stick controls
It looks like EA is trying to create a skill gap when it comes to running with the ball in hand, be that on a hand-off, after the catch, or scrambling.
A lot of the shots featured running backs dodging tacklers, which is only going to encourage the run-heavy competitive scene to keep pounding the rock and working on their skill stick prowess.
New pass rush control
On defense there is an emphasis on user pass rush. This is not something players normally control.
It looks like a skill stick for pass rush will be implemented, which could convince some players to come down to the line of scrimmage and rush rather than drop into coverage.
We are also promised more realistic tackling and “clutch stops”.
This may help negate some of the impact of the enhanced ball carrier controls. We’ll have to wait until we can get our hands on it to really find out though.
Players will have more options for celebrations than before as we are promised “user-controlled” ones. The trailer includes JuJu Smith-Schuster doing the robot. Which is nice.
Finally, it confirmed the MVP Edition.
What will be in it isn’t clear, but these editions usually bring three days early access as well as some perks to kick your Ultimate Team off.
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