Replace 2: EA Sports activities has introduced that the PlayStation 5 servers at the moment are stay. To be able to hook up 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 4 launch. We’ve up to date the headline accordingly.
Authentic 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 4 or Xbox One would be capable of improve to the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Collection X model totally free because of its Twin Entitlement system. The brand new-gen model is ready to launch on Friday, December 4. Nonetheless, EA Sports activities has introduced that those that are upgrading from the last-gen model could have entry to the new-gen model in the present day, a day sooner than anticipated.
Sadly, there’s some dangerous information for these upgrading from PS4 to PS5: The web shouldn’t be at the moment obtainable, however it could actually nonetheless be downloaded and performed offline. In keeping with EA Tiburon, the event crew found a beforehand unknown challenge with the PS5 model of Madden NFL 21 late within the remaining testing section. The problem solely happens when the PS5 model is related to the EA servers, so till the repair (which the crew has already submitted for testing) is patched into the stay recreation, EA Tiburon is popping off the PS5 model’s capability to connect with the EA servers.
This bug solely impacts the PlayStation 5 model as of now, however EA Tiburon cautions that will probably be monitoring the Xbox Collection X/S model carefully to ensure it does not additionally endure from the identical bug. If the difficulty does find yourself popping up on the brand new Xbox model, EA Tiburon might need to briefly disconnect the web servers for that model as nicely. For now, the web works as anticipated on Xbox Collection X/S.
If you happen to personal the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One model of Madden NFL 21 digitally, you’ll be able to obtain your free new-gen model of the sport by wanting in your library of the new console of the identical console household (PS4 homeowners get a free copy on PS5, whereas Xbox One homeowners get a free copy on Xbox Collection X/S). If you happen to purchased the bodily model, you’ll be able to 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 obtainable to obtain on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Collection X/S for many who purchased the last-gen model starting in the present day. 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’ll be able to 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.