EA's yearly football franchise has confirmed a 2017 iteration for this summer. Madden NFL 17
is set to launch August 23rd on Xbox One and Xbox 360.
EA has not yet revealed the cover athlete who will step into the shoes of Madden NFL 16
's Odell Beckham Jr., but have announced they will do so live on Thursday May 12th during the 6 p.m. EDT/3 p.m. PT broadcast of ESPN Sportscenter
. During the broadcast, fans will be able to "check out which NFL phenom has earned cover honors this year, and also get their first look at an all-new gameplay trailer."
There will once again be an early play period for EA Access members on Xbox One. The dates of this have not yet been announced, but last year it allowed access to Madden NFL 16
five days early.
fans, but that's all the information EA is giving away for now. We'll have to wait until Thursday to see the full reveal.