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Madden 22 Official Cover Athletes and Release Date

Madden 22 Official Cover Athletes and Release Date

Calling all football maniacs! The official Madden 22 Standard and Special Edition covers and release dates have officially been revealed to the public. Fans have been itching to find out when they can get their hands on the game. The good news is that there has been a ton of information released by EA, so it’s only a matter of time before we find out everything there is to know about Madden 22. 

With that being said, it’s time to take a look at who EA has officially chosen for the Madden 22 covers, and when the game is set to be released. The cover athlete for Madden 22 has been a constant topic of discussion for the past several weeks, but it seems as though EA has gone with the current and future “GOAT” as their cover stars. 

Who is on the cover of Madden 22?

Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes are the Madden 22 cover athletes, with both of them being featured on all three editions of the game. The three editions of Madden 22 are:

  • Dynasty Edition
  • MVP Edition
  • Standard Edition

Below we have detailed some of the biggest differences and release dates for each of the upcoming editions of Madden 22. 

Madden 22 Dynasty Edition

If you pre-order Madden 22 Dynasty Edition, you will have access to:

  • Three-day early access to Madden 22 beginning on August 17th.
  • Dual Entitlement, meaning you can upgrade to Next-Gen without losing your progression.
  • 100 Staff Points to upgrade your franchise staff, roster, and gameday performance.
  • Tom Brady Player Class Level 10 Progression.
  • Cover Athlete Capsule, with Tom Brady inspired Gear.
  • 1 Legend Athlete Capsule.
  • Choose between a Tom Brady or Patrick Mahomes Elite item.
  • Choose either a Tom Brady or Patrick Mahomes Legends Pack and receive 1 Elite Offensive Legend and 1 Elite Defensive Legend. 
  • Limited Time Madden Ultimate Team Challenges during Early Access Window with Greatest Moments Reward(s). 
  • Madden Ultimate Team Gold (MUT) Gold Team Fantasy Packs
  • 1 Elite Madden Mobile Starter Pack
  • Choose between 1 of 32 different NFL Stars in Madden Ultimate Team (Bears – Khalil Mack, Bills – Josh Allen, Cardinals – DeAndre Hopkins, 49ers – George Kittle, etc.).  

Madden 22 MVP Edition: 

If you pre-order Madden 22 MVP Edition, you will have access to: 

  • Three-day early access to Madden 22 beginning on August 17th.
  • Dual Entitlement, meaning you can upgrade to Next-Gen without losing your progression.
  • 60 Staff Points to upgrade your Franchise staff, players, and gameday performance. 
  • 1 Tom Brady Player Class Level 10 Progression.
  • 1 Cover Athlete Capsule, with Tom Brady Inspired Gear.
  • Choose between a Tom Brady or Patrick Mahomes Elite Item.
  • 11 Madden Ultimate Team Gold (MUT) Gold Team Fantasy Packs.
  • Choose between 1 out of 32 NFL Stars in Madden Ultimate Team (Broncos – Von Miller, Chiefs – Tyrann Mathieu, Giants – Saquan Barkley, Rams – Aaron Donald, etc.). 

Madden 22 Standard Edition: 

If you pre-order Madden 22 Standard Edition, you will have access to:

  • 20 Staff Points to upgrade your franchise staff, players, and gameday performance. 
  • 1 Tom Brady Player Class Level 10 Progression.
  • 1 Cover Athlete Capsule, with Tom Brady inspired Gear.
  • Choose between 1 out of 32 NFL Stars in Madden Ultimate Team. (Browns – Myles Garrett, Falcons – Calvin Ridley, Packers – Davante Adams, Titans – Derrick Henry, etc.).

When is the official Madden 22 release date?

The Standard Edition of Madden 22 releases on August 20th, 2021, but fans can also pre-order the Dynasty or MVP Editions for an earlier release date of August 17th. EA Play subscribers will have access to the game a week before release, on August 12th.

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