In spite of rumors that were circulated on Madden 22 coins the internet in the last week, EA will continue to launch two updates to Madden 22, which will feature a franchise-based mode. The company reiterates the reasons for its commitment to Madden as a live-streamed game.
In a statement issued today, EA Sports told IGN:
We don't like to discuss rumors or speculation, but we're committed to continuing to enhance Franchise as a component of the ongoing Madden NFL 22 live service and beyond. This includes two forthcoming Franchise updates we'll be releasing with Madden NFL 22. We'll have more information regarding the updates in the coming year.
The announcement follows a report by Sports Gamers Online that EA has decided to stop any further update updates to the franchise modes for Madden 22. The report cites IGN's conversation with Madden 22 executive producer Seann Graddy. He said that the content roadmap for this year is "slightly less ambitious than in years prior" due to the fact that the team is focused on a handful of key areas instead of trying to release games on the same scale as Superstar KO, a well-received arcade mode that was introduced during Madden 20.
"I think the roadmap is] likely to be a little less ambitious than previous years since we're focusing on a handful of core aspects that are the core of Madden 22 and we are also getting underway on Madden 23 in a big manner," Graddy said at the time. "So I'm going to stick with what we've been saying for in the past couple of years that mut 22 coins cheap we're a live service and we'll keep updating our game but definitely not talking about a new mode."