The developers of Madden NFL 21 have announced that the game's franchise model-the lack of improvements that make players angry-will receive three important updates. The first one won't arrive until November.
Since Madden’s release on August 28th, players have been tweeting on the hashtag #FixFranchise. Many complaints echo the familiar inflammatory accusations that Madden 21 is still the copy and paste version of the previous year.
But laxity does have some benefits. The Franchise had a major upgrade last time in 2016. Since this console generation began to introduce the Franchise's playable roles to team owners, the model has usually been gradually improved.
The developer wrote in a blog posted on Thursday afternoon that the first update of the "Madden NFL 21" franchise will address the requirements of the four communities. The first is the ability to customize the player’s X-factor or superstar ability in online or offline franchise mode. After a player in the alliance reaches the appropriate progress threshold to unlock the X-factor feature, the alliance commissioner will be able to edit it (and "superstar ability") by selecting one of the available players' location groups.
EA Tiburon developers will also try to balance the number of superstar and X-Factor players developed in the franchise over the years. This can be achieved by adjusting the player's development characteristics and their return in the long-term career.
Finally, players will get the two UI changes they requested. Personal statistics reports and player cards will be revised to provide more season statistics. Over the years, this is an all-inclusive summary without much interest or background. The playoffs in the franchise will also be served through the playoffs to help players visualize the NFL's new wildcard format.EA Sports stated that players can see improvements and changes without restarting the ongoing franchise.
EA Sports said that this updated package will be released in mid-November. Two post-release updates to the franchise will follow. These issues were first discussed in a blog on August 3-even before the latest version of the game was released-Tiburon developers made a long-term commitment to the franchise through Madden NFL 22 next year.
These will include the improvement of the franchise trading logic to prevent it from being abused by players or being distorted by artificial intelligence; better management of AI personnel; and improved and refreshed playoff presentations. For years, players have been banging on Tiburon's door violently.