Electronic Arts announced today that Madden NFL 12 is on store shelves today in North America. For other select countries worldwide you will unfortunately have to wait until September 2nd for your chance to purchase and play the game.
Madden NFL 12 will be on these consoles: XBOX 360, Playstation 3, Playsation 2, Wii, and PSP. There will also be mobile releases for the game on Android devices, iOS, and feature phones. You can also play an updated version on Facebook.
Madden NFL 12 has been innovated for the players in six different areas:
- Playbooks and Game play
- Presentation, Franchise, and Superstar modes
- Dynamic Player Performance
- Madden Ultimate Team
- Online Communities
Cam Weber, GM of Football, EA Sports had this to say about Madden NFL 12:
Madden NFL 12 sets a new benchmark in the franchise by delivering an incredibly realistic NFL experience. The level of detail in the game is unrivaled – it’s more authentic, more visceral. From the all-new collision system that allows you to feel every bone crunching hit to the revolutionary Dynamic Player Performance system that replicates how players’ skills and confidence rise and fall based on their on-field performance, Madden NFL 12 lives and breathes all the glory and heartache of the NFL. No two games will ever be the same.
There will also be a Madden NFL 12 Hall of Fame Edition. This limited edition has many features NFL fans will enjoy:
- Former St. Louis Rams running back and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Marshall Faulk
- Full Version of Madden NFL 12
- One exclusive Panini trading card hand signed by Marshall Faulk
- One 18k gold version of above autographed card in one XBOX 360 copy and one PS3 copy of the Hall of Fame Edition
- An exclusive Madden Ultimate Team Platinum Pack featuring a combination of 13 NFL Hall of Famers and former Madden NFL cover athletes, including: Marshall Faulk, Barry Sanders, Jerry Rice, Rod Woodson, Eddie George, Michael Vick, Donovan McNabb, Ray Lewis, Shaun Alexander, Vince Young, Larry Fitzgerald, Troy Polamalu and Drew Brees.
This Hall of Fame edition is LIMITED. There will only be 125,000 copies made and they are exclusive to the XBOX 360 and Playstation 3. So get yours before they run out!
Players can also take their Madden NFL 12 on the go with the mobile phone game on Android devices, iOS, and feature phones. Players will have all 32 NFL teams at their disposal with authentic stadiums, updated rosters, enhanced graphics and animations, and new features exclusive to the mobile platform. This version of Madden NFL 12 is available NOW.
If you’re roaming around Facebook and want to play a little Madden NFL you can now do so. An all new version of Madden NFL Superstars launched today on Facebook. This new version has a variety of new enhancements which include the ability to build an entire franchise including stadium complex, front office, and practice and training facilities. Players can also coach their way to victory by making key play decisions throughout each game and expanded statistics showcase the top performers of each game, including an MVP.
Players can purchase Madden NFL 12 for $59.99 for the XBOX 360 and Playstation 3, $49.99 on the Wii, and $39.99 on the Playsation 2 and PSP.
** EA SPORTS™ Season Ticket is an all-new program that provides four new premium benefits for an annual fee of $24.99 or 2000 Microsoft Points: access to play all participating EA SPORTS games via a full-game digital download three days before consumers have the option to purchase a disc at retail launch; a 20-percent discount on downloadable game content; free premium web content; and membership recognition. Beginning with Madden NFL 12, the participating franchises include Madden NFL Football, NHL hockey, FIFA Soccer, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® golf and NCAA® Football. EA SPORTS Season Ticket is available on Xbox 360®in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, and on PlayStation 3 in North America. Conditions and restrictions apply. For more information on the program – including subscription instructions, please visit www.easports.com/seasonticket.