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Madden Season Is Here! Football Fans Become Superstars in EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20, Launching Today

August 2, 2019

Innovation Headlined by Superstar X-Factors, Face of the Franchise: QB1, and Ultimate Team Missions Place Superstardom in the Hands of Football Fans with More Content Releasing Throughout the NFL Season.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today marks the unofficial start of the football season, as Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) launched EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20worldwide on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Origin for PC. Pigskin fans can feel like superstars this year with the introduction of Superstar X-Factors, unlocking the special abilities of today’s most elite NFL players, as well as a brand-new career campaign experience in Face of the Franchise: QB1 where players start as a college QB and continue their path to the NFL.

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Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback Patrick Mahomes in EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback Patrick Mahomes in EA SPORTS Madden NFL 20 (Graphic: Business Wire)

“There’s been a huge focus on quality, polish and most importantly fun in Madden NFL 20,” said Seann Graddy, Executive Producer. “We believe the new Superstar X-Factors really bring the biggest NFL stars to life and make them feel like the elite players they truly are, and we’re excited for fans to check out our new career campaign in Face of the Franchise: QB1. Together these features deliver new ways to play that our fans have been asking for and lay the groundwork for some really cool innovations in the future.”

The fun doesn’t stop there, as Madden NFL 20 also introduces new run pass option (RPO) plays, new signature animations, playbooks and more. Fans of Madden Ultimate Team can also enjoy the introduction of missions, clear paths to new items and rewards that can help players build out dominant squads.

For those who like the thrill of competition, the Madden NFL 20 Championship Series returns as esports competitors around the world chase NFL gaming glory. The Madden NFL 20 Championship Series features a new-look format that enhances the connection to the sport as all four Madden NFL20 Major tournaments occur during key NFL inflection points. For more information, visit www.MaddenChampionship.com/compete.

A new season of the mobile version of the game - Madden NFL Mobile - has kicked off as well, giving players the ability to achieve gridiron greatness anytime, anywhere with a robust new feature set including dynamic NFL seasons, competitive gameplay and new offensive schemes and abilities to build teams around. Madden NFL Mobile is available now for download on the App Store and Google Play.

Madden NFL 20 is developed in Orlando, Florida by EA Tiburon and is available nowfor Xbox One, PlayStation®4 and Origin for PC.

For more information on EA SPORTS Madden NFL visit www.easports.com/Madden-NFL. Join the EA SPORTS Madden NFL conversation on Twitter and Facebook.

For more information about EA SPORTS games, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit www.easports.com to connect, share and compete.

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.

In fiscal year 2019, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.95 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Apex Legends™, The Sims™, Madden NFL, Need for Speed™, Titanfall™ and Plants vs. Zombies™. More information about EA is available at www.ea.com/news.

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