Today, Electronic Arts announced both Madden 21 and FIFA 21 release worldwide for next gen on December 4. Next gen versions offer faster load times, realistic and fluid player movement, and much more.

Madden 21 and FIFA 21 on Next Gen

Like similar launch windows, players who buy Madden NFL 21 or FIFA 21 for Xbox One or PlayStation 4 receive the Xbox Series X|S or PlayStation 5 version of the game. The next gen versions comes at no additional cost. Players can carry over their progress and content in Ultimate Team, The Yard and both Franchise modes in Madden NFL 21, and their progress and content in Ultimate Team and VOLTA FOOTBALL in FIFA 21.

“With each console generation, EA SPORTS erases more of the line between virtual and real in our games. The next generation versions of Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 will offer stunning, immersive and authentic experiences, truly enabling players to feel the next level of sports experience,” says Cam Weber, EVP and Group GM of EA SPORTS

Those who purchase physical may need to go through extra steps to redeem. Physical discs purchasers will need to contact EA at help.ea.com to obtain an upgrade code for the discless consoles. This offer lasts until the launch of Madden 22 and FIFA 22 respectively.

Like other companies, it appears EA is keen on making the transition to the next console generation a smooth one. The only questions left now are what’s in the new games and how will EA’s most recent litigation affect next gen games. More information on Madden 21 and FIFA 21 for next gen will be arriving in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!


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