‘Madden NFL 22’ prioritises PS5 and Xbox Series X as the PC gets the last-gen offering

EA Sports confirms the upcoming NFL game will focus on next-gen consoles

Madden NFL 22 developer EA Sports has confirmed that the game will prioritise next-gen consoles – with PC gamers missing out on some next-gen features.

When Madden NFL 22 was officially revealed last week, it was revealed that last-gen versions of the American football game will be missing some new features.

Next-gen stats, better AI, stadium atmosphere, and improved movement were all touted as part of the ‘dynamic gameday’ feature of Madden NFL 22 – coming to the next-gen version of the game.

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And this experience will be missing from the PC version, too.

The reason, EA Sports confirms, is that Madden NFL 22 will focus on next-gen consoles at launch.

“It’s something being explored for the future,” EA Sports told Sports Gamers Online.

“We’re still early in the transition to next-gen and right now the team is focused on making the best, quality experience on new consoles before looking to upgrade other platforms.”

Although this isn’t a blanket ban on last-gen support, it looks as though PC gamers will be forced to hold out for a future patch to incorporate the new ‘dynamic gameday’ features.

But that’s no guarantee, either – it could also mean that these features won’t be added to the PC until Madden NFL 23 or beyond.

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Either way, PC fans have been vocal with their disappointment, especially as PC players only started getting Madden NFL games again in 2019.

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