EA SPORTS Honors Legendary Raiders Coach With 3 Unique Covers
Last week we had the opportunity to travel to Orlando, Florida; visit the offices of EA Tiburon. It is the home of developers of titles like Madden Mobile, Madden NFL, NBA LIVE, NBA LIVE Mobile among other divisions. Thanks to an invitation from the EA SPORTS team, we were able to witness the unveiling of the cover of Madden NFL 23.
At the reception, Mike Mahar, EA Sports Senior Producer for Madden NFL, noted that the development team was very pleased to welcome reporters from around the world for the first time to reveal coverage after 2 years of the pandemic. .
John Madden will be the cover
3 different images of the mythical coach will illustrate the different versions of Madden 23, after 20 years of absence in the video game that bears his name for decades and there is no better tribute to honor his memory after his departure on the 28th December 2021 .
These covers showcase him as an NFL broadcaster and coach through art created by Philadelphia artist Chuck Styles. It is important to note that the illustrations created alone reflect the passion of this legendary character who created the legendary « All-Madden » team.
I’m back as a commentator
One of the surprises of this announcement is the insertion of the trainer’s iconic voice into the game through remastered audio clips that will remind us of his days as an announcer.
Finally, this June 1st will be considered « Madden Day » or #MaddenDay, on the occasion of the launch date of the original video game in 1988. However, to celebrate it, in addition to launching the cover of Madden NFL 23, the The company will officially open a completely renovated playground at the Electronic Arts headquarters in Redwood Shores. This ground will be baptized “John Madden Field” during a ceremony which will be chaired by the CEO of EA, members of the Madden family, employees of the company among others.