Replace 2: EA Sports activities has introduced that the PlayStation 5 servers are actually reside. With a purpose to connect with the servers, those that have already downloaded the PS5 model of Madden NFL 21 have to obtain and set up a title replace.
Replace 1 – 12/3/2020 at 9:13 a.m. CT : EA Sports activities has up to date us that the repair for the PlayStation 5 model will possible be applied previous to the December Four launch. We now have up to date the headline accordingly.
Unique Story – 12/3/2020 at 6 a.m. CT
Previous to the last-gen launch of Madden NFL 21, EA Sports activities introduced that those that bought the sport on PlayStation Four or Xbox One would be capable of improve to the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Collection X model at no cost due to its Twin Entitlement system. The brand new-gen model is about to launch on Friday, December 4. Nevertheless, EA Sports activities has introduced that those that are upgrading from the last-gen model can have entry to the new-gen model as we speak, a day sooner than anticipated.
Sadly, there’s some dangerous information for these upgrading from PS4 to PS5: The web will not be at the moment out there, however it may nonetheless be downloaded and performed offline. In response to EA Tiburon, the event staff found a beforehand unknown problem with the PS5 model of Madden NFL 21 late within the remaining testing part. The difficulty solely happens when the PS5 model is linked to the EA servers, so till the repair (which the staff has already submitted for testing) is patched into the reside recreation, EA Tiburon is popping off the PS5 model’s potential to hook up with the EA servers.
This bug solely impacts the PlayStation 5 model as of now, however EA Tiburon cautions that it will likely be monitoring the Xbox Collection X/S model carefully to ensure it would not additionally undergo from the identical bug. If the difficulty does find yourself popping up on the brand new Xbox model, EA Tiburon might need to quickly disconnect the web servers for that model as effectively. For now, the web works as anticipated on Xbox Collection X/S.
When you personal the PlayStation Four or Xbox One model of Madden NFL 21 digitally, you possibly can obtain your free new-gen model of the sport by trying in your library of the new console of the identical console household (PS4 house owners get a free copy on PS5, whereas Xbox One house owners get a free copy on Xbox Collection X/S). When you purchased the bodily model, you possibly can contact EA Help to validate your buy and obtain your free improve from EA Sports activities.
Madden NFL 21 launched on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on August 28. It’s out there to obtain on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X/S for many who purchased the last-gen model starting as we speak. In any other case, it launches on PS5 and Xbox Collection X/S tomorrow, December 4. For extra on the adjustments the new-gen model brings over the last-gen model, head here.
For extra on how Madden NFL 21’s Twin Entitlement works, you possibly can head to their FAQs page. For updates on the difficulty that is affecting the PS5 model, and whether or not it additionally impacts the Xbox Collection X/S model, follow the Madden NFL Twitter account.