Madden NFL 16 Cover Athlete Will be Revealed on May 13
EA Sports officially announced today the final four athletes who will vie for the cover image for Madden NFL 16. The four top playmakers who will compete for the cover honors include Rob Gronkowski, Patrick Peterson, Odell Beckham Jr. and Antonio Brown. In addition, fans will be able to vote for their choice by playing in Madden NFL Mobile, which is free-to-play and Madden Ultimate Team in Madden NFL 15. By logging in to Madden NFL Mobile, fans will get a chance to enter one vote per day. They can earn additional votes by completing special Live Events. Madden Ultimate Team players may cast one vote for logging in and another four total by playing Solo Challenges.
Voting for round one is set to close on Monday, May 11. The final two athletes will be revealed on Tuesday, May 12. Fans will then get the opportunity to vote for the final cover star for the game on Wednesday, May 13 on ESPN.com. The new cover athlete will be announced later in the day at 6PM ET during SportsCenter on ESPN.
Madden NFL 16 is set for an August 25 release. The game will be available for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.