Madden NFL 11

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  • Couch Co-Op: 4 Players
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Madden NFL '11 Title Update Brings Back Classic Controls, Improved Camera
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Madden NFL '11 Title Update Brings Back Classic Controls, Improved Camera

The latest Madden NFL '11 title update has brought a nice throwback in the controls for the Madden fans in the room, and a lot of general tweaks and fixes for the rest of us. First on the list is the return to classic madden controls, followed closely by camera improvements, team jersey fixes, among a whole long list of other fixes.

Content Updates:

Pre-Play Functionality

• You asked for it, you got it! Pre-play functionality makes its return to Madden. A new menu option called, “Strategy Pad Shortcuts” is available. When turned on, you will see the hot routes, coverage audible, and shifts menus using the same buttons as Madden NFL 10.

Ultimate Team Improvements

• You can now view your opponent’s lineup in Ultimate Team

• New iem tiers added

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

• Breast cancer awareness mode is now available for play. You can access it by scrolling right from “Play Now”. In addition, franchise games that take place in October (in Franchise mode, not next month) will be given this theme. The Madden team is proud to support the NFL in the fight against breast cancer.


• Scouting has been added to Online Franchise games

• Fixed overtime rules for preseason and regular season in Franchise mode

• Online Franchise: Fixed a feedback issue when commissioners attempted to add friends via Online ID

• Tie breakers for divisional winners now work correctly in Online Franchise

• Fixed issues resulting from challenging a play after using Supersim

• Fixed a feedback issue where the game wasn’t informing players when their selected storage device had insufficient space, which could cause data loss

• Fixed a feedback issue related to the tracking of tie breakers for division clinchers

• Fixed a menu pop up problem when an opponent resumes, calls timeout, or uses a challenge while a player has the Friendly Quit pop up on screen

• Multiple game stability fixes implemented

• Miscellaneous gameplay balancing (with more coming in title update #3)


• Multiple lighting tweaks for improved stadium lighting

• Numerous improvements to player models and uniforms – including Titans AFL, Jets throwbacks, Vikings alternates, Jaguars uniforms

• Many camera shot improvements improved & tweaked for cut scenes

• Fixed a warping animation on the placekicker during FG and extra point attempts

Server Side

• Added penalization to quitters and awards to users to help address quitting in Ultimate Team head to head games

• Added various Game Reporting improvements for unranked games and Online Franchise. Also included various game stat fixes

• Fixed an issue where too many boosts were being deducted for each OTP game

• Fixed an issue where posting a card for auction would incorrectly show the length of the contract

• Fixed an issue with Ultimate Team injuries so that injured players will correctly come out of depth charts and lineups at the end of a game, and players will not be able to enter new games without addressing injuries and readjusting depth charts

• Fixed an issue where Ultimate Team coin rewards were incorrect for quitters

Regardless, we hope that this update will get you charged up and ready to hit the virtual field. You’ve got Madden Moments LIVE, you’ve got your old-school pre-play controls back, you’ve got a bunch of other fixes, the NFL season is upon us…so now it’s time to get on the sticks. See you on the gridiron