If you’re a hardcore Madden fan, then you are probably considering buying the G.O.A.T addition of the game which allows fans to get the new game on August 22, which is three days earlier than the official release on August 25. In case you did not know, G.O.A.T stands for the Greatest of All-Time.
In preparation for the games upcoming release, here’s everything you need to know.
E.A.’s Operation Sports’ Steve Noah tweeted details of the upcoming expanded edition.
Madden NFL 18 Standard Edition ($59.99) releases on August 25. The G.O.A.T. Edition releases 3 days earlier. pic.twitter.com/poz18y1xO3
— Steve Noah (@Steve_OS) May 12, 2017
The G.O.A.T will include several items in addition to being able to play the video game early. With the purchase of the G.O.A.T edition, Madden fans will be able to obtain one elite player from their favorite team, 12 Madden Ultimate Team squad packs, one of five elite G.O.A.T players, 2,500 contracts and one Ultimate Team uniform pack.
Also, Gamestop will be listing Madden 18 G.O.A.T Edition for $79.99 for both systems.
This year, Tom Brady will be on the cover of both Madden editions.
On Friday, EA Sports released the trailer revealing their biggest addition to the game, Story Mode. The new feature is a unique RPG that has been successful in other games including NBA2k and Fifa.
Madden 18 will have three different modes for players including arcade, simulation and competitive. Arcade will feature fewer penalties and will be for fans who enjoy scoring. The simulation will be for fans of the franchise mode, which will be a more realistic version of the game. The competitive mode will be for more competitive gamers.
The game is also getting a visual boost via the Frostbite engine. Fans will notice differences in video game stadium designs, crowd visuals as well as sidelines of each match.