Odell Beckham Jr. Wins Madden NFL 16 Cover Vote, New Gameplay Trailer Revealed
Electronic Arts has officially announced that New York Giants Pro Bowl wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. won the cover vote to become the face of Madden NFL 16. Fans had the opportunity to vote for this year’s cover athlete via Madden Ultimate Team, Madden NFL Mobile and ESPN.com. Beckham was revealed as the victor during a recent edition of SportsCenter, and he defeated Rob Gronkowski in the final vote.
EA Sports Director of Marking Randy Chase commented on the news: “Odell Beckham Jr. is a true playmaker and a perfect fit for this year’s game. He’s an unstoppable force out on the field, and the Madden NFL 16 cover is further vindication that the fans believe he’s a player to watch in the coming years.”
In addition, EA recently released a new gameplay video showcasing the playmakers featured in the cover vote and also a look at the playmaking tools in the game. The video is available in the player below.
Madden NFL 16 is due out on August 25 for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.