John Madden is returning to the quilt of the online game that bears his identify. The legendary soccer coach and commentator, who died in December, can be featured on the quilt of Madden NFL 23, EA Sports activities mentioned on Wednesday.
It will be the primary time in additional than 20 years that Madden will seem on the quilt of the sport, which has featuredin recent times. Quarterbacks Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs shared the quilt of Madden NFL 22 final 12 months.
There can be three totally different covers for Madden NFL 23, every paying “tribute to a special chapter in Coach Madden’s unforgettable life,” EA Sports activities mentioned in a launch.
EA hasn’t but introduced a launch date for Madden NFL 23.
A trailer coming Thursday is anticipated to disclose extra particulars in regards to the sport however EA Sports activities did drop a number of tidbits. Madden NFL 23 will embrace “two variations of Coach Madden main opposing groups of ‘All Madden’ athletes going through off within the Nineteen Seventies Oakland Coliseum,” EA mentioned in a launch. The sport may also characteristic “remastered audio clips” of Madden throughout his broadcast years.
EA Sports activities mentioned it should additionally reveal extra methods Madden can be honored in Madden NFL 23 within the coming weeks.