Madden NFL 21

Electronic Arts, EA Tiburon

Weak Man
OpenCritic Rating
65
Top Critic Average
19%
Critics Recommend
Based on 51 critic reviews
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Madden NFL 21

Rating Summary

Based on 51 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

65

Top Critic Average

19%

Critics Recommend

Based on 51 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCAug 28, 2020
Xbox OneAug 28, 2020
PlayStation 4Aug 28, 2020
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: EA Tiburon

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genres: Simulation, Sports

Rise To Fame in Madden NFL 21. A new generation is leaving its mark in the NFL. Will you rise to the occasion? Change the game and take control of your own legacy. Madden NFL 21 delivers new features and modes including: •Face Of The Franchise: Rise To Fame: Rise to fame and become immortalized in Madden NFL 21 as you transcend NFL history and shape your own path to greatness. •Take Control: Master innovative running enhancements and live playbooks to run up the score in Madden NFL 21. •X-Factor 2.0: New X-Factor abilities fresh out of the lab designed to elevate the stars of a new generation in Madden NFL 21.

Madden NFL 21 Critic Reviews

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Despite the fact that Madden NFL 21 features arguably the best core gameplay the series has ever seen and the introduction of a fun, albeit novel, new mode in The Yard, the continued neglect shown to classic Franchise mode, lack of innovation across the board, and technical issues leave this gridiron mismatch coming up short.

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It's still good to have Madden back on PC, but a stagnant odor is creeping in.

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The series' most stylish entry ever thanks to The Yard and player customization, but these new features come without the substance required to contend for football glory.

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A stale series stuck in its own Groundhog Day almost redeems itself with The Yard and will entertain casual football fans, but mediocrity seeps into almost every mode in another backwards step for the franchise.

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OpenCritic Coverage

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Madden 21 Gets Its Third and Final Franchise Update

Madden annually takes criticism from the franchise community for a perceived lack of improvements, so the team has set out to make some bigger strides with Madden 21's post-launch support. The third such update is now available.

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The Next Xbox Free Play Days Event has Been Announced

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The NFL Pro Bowl Will Be Played In Madden 21 This Weekend

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With COVID-19 still a threat, especially to large groups, the NFL has found a creative way of delivering the NFL Pro Bowl to fans this weekend - by playing it in Madden.

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Madden 21 | Official Gameplay Deep Dive | PS4, Xbox One, PC thumbnail

Madden 21 | Official Gameplay Deep Dive | PS4, Xbox One, PC

Madden 21 | Official Reveal Trailer | PS4, Xbox One, PC thumbnail

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