We’ve seen the stream for Madden 21 that broke down the visual improvements, Next-Gen Stats-powered player movement, new playcalling screens and some other boasted improvements, but the public still hasn’t seen actual gameplay of Madden 21 on next-generation consoles…and the game releases on Friday, December 4.
As of 11 pm ET on Wednesday, FIFA 21 (which is also scheduled for release on December 4) was available for download on both next-gen consoles.
That’s a bit of a problem.
Because fans haven’t seen a glimpse of actual gameplay, the lack of exposure and marketing has dropped most of our expectations. There was already a sense that Madden 21 on next-gen would be less than overwhelming once EA announced it would be available as a free upgrade to anyone who owned the game–any version–on the current-gen…