Get ready to take your team all the way and put yourself at the center of your team’s Championship run. Madden NFL 17 on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 brings together the most popular modes and award-winning gameplay features from this console generation.
Big Decisions come to you with the right information at the right time. Do you start your star QB with that lingering injury, or go to your unproven back-up with a playoff spot on the line? In Madden NFL 17 on Xbox One and PlayStation®4, Big Decisions begin a new direction in your career mode experience changing the way you approach your gameplay strategy for every match up.
Play The Moments
Experience Franchise faster than ever. Jump into game-defining plays, drives and situations that matter to you, speeding up your experience and delivering more fun. For players who want to span their career the entire 30 years but are limited in time, Play the Moment will be your new way to play.
BoRaiders makes his Madden 15 video debut, with his 1st 2 videos in Bo’s Corner, introducing a new series, “TSG Franchise Players”. In this series Bo breaks down each team’s franchise player, their coaches predicted stats, mixed with a little bit of his own. Enjoy!
The debut of Madden NFL‘s new suite of career modes—called “Connected Careers”—seemed to be drowned out by the noise of E3 and by the announcement that same day of the game’s new real-time physics engine. That’s a gameplay enhancement gamers could easily understand. Connected Careers wasn’t so easily reduced, and as such, its debut sounded like Maddenwas getting rid of some bread-and-butter game modes.
It’s not. It’s merging them into a single universe, which offers some cool features and conveniences. But there are some details, mainly appealing to those in the game’s hardcore base, that will be going away. On the whole, Connected Careers seems to offer much more than Franchise and Superstar did as separate modes. But in meshing those together, some things had to be left out.
What It Has
Basically, it’s a first shot at creating a sports MMO. Though not truly that (there won’t be huge populations all interacting on one server), had Madden‘s handlers sold this aspect a little more it might have gotten a stronger and happier reaction. In Connected Careers, players may choose to be a single player or a coach—whether created or existing in real life (with some hall-of-fame retired types thrown into the mix).
Choosing to be a player means, basically, you’re taking the route of the old Superstar mode; choosing to be a coach means you’re embarking on Franchise. The difference this year is that Connected Careers’ online component means you and up to 31 other friends can play as different players and coaches in the same league, and thus have your personal stories play out together (though you will not, as a single player, be able to play on a team controlled by another user coach). Continue reading What Exactly is Madden’s New Career Mode Giving You—and What Is It Taking Away?