If you like playing Madden and fantasy football, then you’re in for something swell. Yesterday, EA Sports launched Madden Ultimate Team as a free update to Madden NFL 10 (it’s a patch, so you’ll be prompted to download it the next time you start up the game). Remember how last-gen iterations of Madden games included a system of digital trading cards you could collect by accomplishing in-game tasks? Well, Madden Ultimate Team greatly expands on that concept, delivering a full-on meta-game with cards for players, coaches, stadiums, and more, so you can build an All-Pro team and compete with it online.
Watch the video above for a primer on Madden Ultimate Team. You get a starter pack of cards to kick things off (your team will initially be pretty crappy). If you want to get more cards, you have to buy them with in-game currency, “coins.” To earn coins, you can play games against another player online or the computer -- or you can just take the microtransaction route and literally buy card packs using real money (PlayStation Network) or Microsoft Points (Xbox Live). Card packs come in Bronze (500 coins/$0.25), Silver (1500/$0.50), Gold (3000/$0.99) and Platinum (9000/$2.99) varieties; as you might expect, the more pricey packs offer a chance at better cards.
The game also has an auction block that allows you to sell your own cards for coins, or buy cards that other users are offering up for bidding. But Madden Ultimate Team’s Executive Producer, Jeremy Strauser, notes that the mode isn’t just about assembling a team of the best players: “You have to also manage coaches, injuries, and team chemistry.” So hop online and see how your team stacks up against your friends’ teams on the leaderboards!
This blog submitted to our editor via our Community Blogs, and then it made it to the home page! You can follow community members and vote up their blogs - support each other so we can promote a more diverse and deep content mix on our home page.
Torchman THE TRUTH BOMBSHELLS ARE DROPPING FOLKS. OH MY LORD, GAJ'S SUPPOSED LOVE FOR NAOTO IS ALL A LIEEl Dango For the next Assassin's Creed, they should completely overhaul the gameplay and base it on the latest Splinter Cells. Stealth, climbing and action would all be massively improved that way.Jiraya I come to remind you all , that these tights are ever vigilant , Best Waifu is watching YOU
Torchman YOUR WAIFU IS AS GARBAGE AS ZELDA IN COMPETITIVE SMASH 4.SayWord So I am totally in love with adult Nep Nep. New Waifu approaching... Brazen Head When does Undertale get "Interesting"? Played for 2-3 hours, having fun, but failing to see what it does that's so utterly amazing.Bartiksl Hello! We've just released a sci-fi mmo Nbela Online for iOS, Android, Steam, etc. Want to enter the deep space from any platform? You can do it now! A lot of information you can find on our site - playnebula.comShadeOfLight Cannot.look.away. Shinta Check out the tracks your party leaves in the snow, and check out how good the river looks. This game is going to be amazing.Gameous Quby - The Cube JumperCannibal Steven I know I'm making a 4th post by doing this, but for some reason my quickpost posted as multiples... Apologies for the clogging.
Cannibal Steven We don't do Friday Night Fights anymore right? Any DTOIDers have Battlefront or WiiU parties that could use the company of An Eager to Cunnilingus Cannibal? Cannibal Steven We don't do Friday Night Fights anymore right? Any DTOIDers have Battlefront or WiiU parties that could use the company of An Eager to Cunnilingus Cannibal? Cannibal Steven We don't do Friday Night Fights anymore right? Any DTOIDers have Battlefront or WiiU parties that could use the company of An Eager to Cunnilingus Cannibal? Luckrequired 10 years of this. Yeeeah baby!Vamessi17 Xbox One proves that they're useless.They said that they are better than Sony's PS4 since they've got more and better exclusives and that doesn't mean that they should offer most of the exclusives to PC.Now there's no need to own an Xbox.Nekrosys Well, I just ordered in an Undertale shirt. Despite my being crap at the game, it's just so charming. So. Ridiculously. Charming. I can't get mad at it, despite my awfulness at the bullet hell aspects.Ckarasu So, SMT IV: Final looks like it'll make fans of the older games happy. Especially fans of SMT 2.Flegma Do games go in cycles like style? I mean, I think I can just as well play my 1993 Space Hulk (PC CD) instead of getting the moderately new Space Hulk instead.Occams Naruto 4 installs on my PS4 and it updates. Game says it can't run story mode during installation. Nothing's installing though. Restarted PS4. Reinstalled. Nothing. Fucking dumb.