A huge amount of info on Madden 22 dropped this morning. Somehow, the only thing that leaked overnight is the one thing we all already knew. EA announced that Madden 22 would be coming to both next-gen (current-gen?) consoles as well as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Just like last year, Madden 22 will be part of the Dual Entitlement program. That means buying the game on one generation will give you the game on both.
Madden 22 Dual Entitlement Program
Here’s the catch: you’ll have to order one of Madden 22’s Special Editions to quality for Dual Entitlement. Let’s say you’ve been on the hunt for an Xbox Series X|S or PlayStation 5, but you just haven’t gotten lucky yet. If you want to play Madden 22 when it launches, and when you finally get that next-gen console, you’ll have to buy either the Dynasty (allegedly $107.99 with EA Play) or MVP ($99.99) editions. The Standard edition, which is your $60 option, does not let you upgrade.
Dual Entitlement works whether you buy physical or digital. If you go digital, you will just get a copy of the next-gen version you can download on a next-gen console. If you choose physical, your game will come with a one-time use code.
Per EA’s official Gridiron Notes, here’s what will be able to transfer from each game mode.
- Franchise: Franchise specifics do not carry over, so you’ll get the chance to rebuild and recreate your team with incredible updates on the newest consoles
- Madden Ultimate Team: Everything in Madden Ultimate Team carries over EXCEPT progress in competitive modes, like Weekend League
- The Yard: All progression in The Yard carries over
- Face of the Franchise: All progression in Face of the Franchise carries over
Madden 22 launches worldwide on August 20, 2021 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and 5, and PC.
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