EA revealed today that, in addition to a regular edition release of its upcoming Madden NFL 12, they will also be releasing a limited-run Hall of Fame Edition featuring Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, Marshall Faulk.
Here's a look at the cover art with Cleveland Browns running back Peyton Hillis, who earned the cover athlete distinction on the strength of your votes.
And here's a look at the Hall of Fame Edition's foil embossed cover.
Of course, the Hall of Fame Edition won't get by on the strength of its special cover alone. It will also include a couple of collectibles for those who are interested.
Autographed Panini Cards
Madden NFL and Panini, the world leader in published collectables, have teamed up to create the ultimate Madden NFL trading card featuring 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, Marshall Faulk. Each copy of the Hall of Fame Edition will include one of four exclusive Marshall Faulk trading cards, each hand-signed by Faulk. One solid, 18k gold autographed card will be randomly inserted into one copy of the Hall of Fame Edition. The lucky recipient of this card will have one of the most valuable cards in Panini history.Exclusive Madden Ultimate Team Platinum Pack
The perfect combination of Madden NFL, fantasy football, and trading cards comes to life in Madden NFL Ultimate Team. The Hall of Fame Edition provides a Madden Ultimate Team experience like never before with the most prestigious Platinum Pack yet, featuring a combination of 13 NFL Hall of Famers and former Madden NFL cover athletes, including: Marshall Faulk, Barry Sanders, Jerry Rice, Rod Woodson, Eddie George, Michael Vick, Donovan McNabb, Ray Lewis, Shaun Alexander, Vince Young, Larry Fitzgerald, Troy Polamalu and Drew Brees. All cards feature ratings from each player’s most productive season in the NFL and are fully renewable with contract extensions, which is sure to make them some of the most sought after cards in Ultimate Team history.The Hall of Fame Edition will be a limited run of only 125,000 copies and will be available at the NFL 12's launch on August 30th. It will only be available in the US and will set you back $89.99.
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