Having a balanced attack on offense is essential in Madden 23. However, when all else fails and you find yourself behind late in a game, what’s most important is having a strong passing game. Obviously, obtaining elite wide receivers, tight ends and pass-catching running backs is a step in the right direction but to build a consistent and reliable air raid offense, you need to know how to throw the ball effectively.
In this Madden 23 passing guide, we’re going to break down how to throw all passes in Madden.
Madden 23 Passing Guide: How to throw all passes in Madden
EA has once again improved the passing mechanics in Madden 23. Introducing advanced controls that allow for even more manipulation of the football, including the use of skill-based passing. Which is designed to be more intuitive, as you can use the left analog stick to control exactly where you want the ball to land.
There are also two new passing meters in Madden 23; the power meter and the accuracy meter. Both of which help to provide more control over where and how far you want the ball to go.
Making use of these improved passing mechanics, here’s how to throw all passes in Madden 23:
- Bullet Pass – Press and hold the button assigned to the receiver you wish to throw the ball to.
- Lob Pass – Tap the button assigned to the receiver you wish to throw the ball to.
- Touch Pass – Press and release the button assigned to the receiver you wish to throw the ball to.
- High Pass – Hold L1 while passing (for PlayStation) or LB while passing (for Xbox)
- Low Pass – Hold L2 while passing (for PlayStation) or LT while passing (for Xbox)
Keep in mind that to pump fake in Madden 23, you will need to double tap the receiver button. Also, if you feel the pressure coming and want to throw the ball out of bounds, press on the right analog stick.
Now that you have been introduced to the new skill-based passing mechanics and know how to throw all passes in Madden 23. There’s nothing holding you back from lighting your opponent up through the air.
That’s everything you need to know about how to throw all passes in Madden 23. Before you go, be sure to check out some of our other Madden 23 content here at Gamer Journalist. Like how to play Madden 23 early or the best teams to use in Madden 23’s franchise mode.