As the yearly tradition goes, EA has revealed that famed New England Patriots quarterback and five-time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady will be the cover athlete of Madden NFL 18. The game is set to launch worldwide on Friday, August 25.
New details about the game will debut at EA PLAY on June 10 (around E3).
EA also announced pre-order offers for two editions of the game. Fans who pre-order the standard edition will receive numerous benefits, including the choice of an Elite player from their favorite NFL team for use in Madden NFL 18 Ultimate Team, as well as five Squad Packs, redeemable at launch. Gamers who want even more can opt for the G.O.A.T. Edition, which gets them not only what’s in the standard edition, but also one of five G.O.A.T. players of their choice for Madden NFL 18 Ultimate Team, and more.
Fans can also play the finished game before launch day with G.O.A.T. Edition on Tuesday, August 22, while EA Access members can play for up to 10 hours starting Thursday, August 17 with the EA Access Play First Trial on Xbox One.
Madden NFL 18 is developed in Orlando, Florida by EA Tiburon and will be available worldwide on August 25 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.