Madden 21 next-gen updates are going to be extra than simply higher graphics. In accordance with Digital Arts, the model customers play on the Xbox Sequence X & Sequence S or the PlayStation 5 has new options that may solely be used on the brand new consoles.
Talking to Polygon, Madden 21 Govt Producer Seann Graddy stated the sport is lastly taking full benefit of analytics knowledge the NFL has been compiling for the final 5 years.
That knowledge comes from an RFID chip in gamers’ uniforms that monitor whereabouts and motion for each play in each sport. Now, acceleration, deceleration, and alter of path will likely be integrated into the next-gen model of Madden 21.
Graddy stated the analytical knowledge will likely be most prevalent on protection, however you’ll additionally see a change in choice making when executing a run-pass possibility, or the hurry-up offense on the finish of a half or finish of the sport.
The sport’s artistic director, Connor Dougan stated the info may even change animations to make every part look extra sensible. He pointed to the best way somebody like Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ star Tyreek Hill modified path within the PS4 and Xbox One model.
The best way he keep away from tackles appears inhuman. Dougan stated on the brand new consoles, customers will see correct lean and momentum when a participant turns upfield.
Enhanced stats and graphics aren’t the one huge change EA is planning for the subsequent gen Madden 21. The corporate says its overhaul of the sport’s playbook is the largest it’s undertaken since Madden 15.
Gamers will be capable of bookmark performs, a characteristic EA says has been usually requested.
A double button press shops favored performs to a brand new tab within the playbook. Performs will be capable of be sorted in line with what participant they’re meant for, one other characteristic the group at giant is alleged to have requested for a number of occasions over.
The Madden 21 enhancements are solely coming to the Xbox Sequence X Sequence S and PS5 when it lands on Dec. 4 and received’t be coming to the PC model of the sport.