Madden NFL 21 reports strong debut sales
This year's football game is up 20% at launch over NFL 20
EA Sports has announced that Madden NFL 21 saw a sell-through up nearly 20 percent year-over-year in its first week.
Players have played nearly 50 percent more games in Madden NFL 21 compared to the first week of Madden NFL 20. Additionally, The Yard, the brand-new backyard football inspired mode, has seen more than 17 million games played already.
This year the two most popular teams are the Baltimore Ravens, led by Madden NFL 21 Cover Athlete and NFL MVP Lamar Jackson, followed by the Kansas City Chiefs, led by Madden NFL 20 cover athlete and reigning Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes.
Madden NFL 21 is developed in Orlando, Florida by EA Tiburon, and is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC via Origin and Steam. The game is also coming to Xbox Series X and PS5.