Madden NFL Mobile

Madden NFL Mobile Release 31

Release 31 went live May 4th, 2020. This release was mainly a stability update, but also introduced a new pack opening experience.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 30

Release 30 went live March 16th, 2020. This release provides a way for users to engage with multiple seasons at a time and see their progress through those different seasons at a glance. There is also a new log-in calendar that will premiere with this release. Release 30.1 went live March 24th, 2020 and fixed some crash issue users may have been experiencing.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 29

Release 29 went live November 18th, 2019. This release saw some behind the scene updates to our Field Pass system and some new abilities to make some live events so that they can be simulated after they’ve been beat the first time. It also saw some updates to Sets. Release 29.1 went live December 5th, 2019 and fixes some issues with the simulation button and other crash fixes.

Release 29.2 went live December 12th, 2019 and fixes some features for the up coming Holiday Program.

Release 29.3 went live January 16th, 2020 and just had minor updates.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 28

Release 28 went live October 1st, 2019 and contains some new ways to progress players that will be revealed soon. It also adds night time stadiums to the game. It also contains a ton of bug fixes since the launch at the end of July. Release 28.1 went live on October 11th, 2019 and contained a fix for users experiencing crashes after linking to Apple ID and other crash fixes. Release 28.2 went live on October 23rd, 2019 and fixes an exploit with users using a controller and other various crash fixes.

Release 28.3 went live on November 1st, 2019. It fixes crashes some users have been experiencing with the Pixel 2 and during our NFL game live events.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 27

Release 27 went live July 30th, 2019 kicking off Season 6 and it brings back the Madden NFL Mobile name.


Become an NFL GM and take your team to the Super Bowl as you play through dynamic NFL seasons. Take on Madden’s Masters when you build your team of NFL Superstars and Legends, ultimately facing off with the real NFL MVP himself, Patrick Mahomes. Compete with friends in Arena H2H or Overdrive and help others along the way with Co-op Assist as you define your NFL journey in the deepest and most competitive Madden NFL Mobile to date.

Choose your NFL franchise and take over as the GM. Sign players and deal with holdouts, completing daily objectives to unlock new players while encountering dynamic scenarios throughout the NFL Season as you take your team to the Super Bowl and create an NFL dynasty.

Face off and defeat today’s NFL Superstars and the daunting NFL Legends of yesteryear as you compete to unlock each Madden Master. Then go up against Patrick Mahomes to become the real MVP of Madden NFL Mobile.

Separate from the field, perfecting your skills with each new offensive scheme like Spread, Smashmouth, West Coast, and Vertical. You’re in total control of how you put the points on the scoreboard and take down your opponents.

With Co-op Assist, you’re never alone on your NFL journey. Ask for help from league mates to unlock that Madden Master or complete objectives. Choose when you give a helping hand to others and work together to build Super Bowl-winning teams. Your Madden NFL season starts now!

Release 27.1 went live July 31st in order to fix crashes some returning users were experiencing when the game was booting up. Release 27.2 went live August 5th in order to fix a Facebook login issue and a few other crashes. Release 27.3 went live August 22nd. This release has a lot of crash fixes and several other general fixes.

Release 27.4 went live September 3rd. INTRODUCING MADDEN NFL MOBILE SEASON 1: KICKOFF CELEBRATION! Pick a favorite NFL team and hit the field to experience:

  • Seasons – they’re back! Become the GM of your favorite NFL team and take them to the Super Bowl.
  • Madden Masters – build an Ultimate Team of today’s Superstars and yesterday’s Legends as you build your dynasty
  • Field Pass – gain exclusive access and dominate the gridiron with the all new Field Pass. 

Madden NFL Overdrive Release 26

Release 26 of Madden Overdrive went live on March 5th, 2019. It adds single-elimination tournaments, which allows players to earn better rewards by reaching higher into the tournament. There is also new tournaments against AI opponents. Release 26.1 went live on March 18th. This was just a general stability update which fixed a few problems that users had notified us about.

Madden NFL Overdrive Release 25

Release 25 of Madden Overdrive went live on January 23rd, 2019, getting the game ready for the Super Bowl. If you log in between January 28th and February 4th, you will receive a bonus Super Bowl MVP Terrell Davis. With the Super Bowl program, you will be able to relive historic moments and play in the Atlanta Super Bowl stadium. If you come into the game during half-time of the Super Bowl, there will be special events and super rewards. Finally, you can now organize your playbook by tagging your favorite plays. Release 25.1 went live on February 4th. It fixes an exploit on the playcall screen and other various crash fixes. Release 25.2 went live on February 19th. This was just a general stability update which fixed a few problems that users had notified us about.

Madden NFL Overdrive Release 24

Release 24 of Madden Overdrive went live on December 4th, 2018 and gets the game ready for our Ultimate Freeze program where you will be able to take on new boss challenges. You can now use Facebook, e-mail, or SMS to connect with friends. We are also bringing back Blitz and Draft Tournaments! There’s been updates to offensive and defensive catch mechanics and you now have the ability to set your AI defensive strategy in League vs. League tournaments. Release 24.1 went live December 11th. It fixes disconnects users were experiencing during loading screens. It also has a visual update for Sets.

Madden NFL Overdrive Release 23

Release 23 of Madden Overdrive went live on October 2nd. This release adds several social features. You can now add in-game friends and opponents to your friend list. You can now play Overdrive directly against your friends. The new profile screen allows you to customize your team more than ever before. Finally, you can now earn banners and show them off in head-to-head matches and on your profile screen. Release 23.1 went live on October 18th and had a few bug fixes and support of Wembley Stadium. Release 23.2 went live on November 8th and fixed a few minor bugs.

Madden NFL Overdrive Release 22

Release 22 of the newly branded Madden NFL Overdrive went live on August 14th, 2018 and kicks off the 5th season of Madden Mobile. The game has a brand new gameplay and graphics engine, upgrading from the PS2-era Madden engine to the PS3 / Xbox 360 era Ignite Madden engine. The other big change is the introduction of an all new mode: Overdrive. Play head-to-head against another player in real time. Both players play offense while changing the rules or pressuring their opponent all while trying to score as many fantasy points in 3 minutes. It’s an exciting new mode. A whole new way to play Madden. Release 22.1 was released on August 27th and put a fix in for the connectivity issues in Overdrive that people have been experiencing. We also updated the control stick so that it’s easier to use and fixed a bug with calling timeouts. Release 22.2 was released on September 11th and fixed some passing issues.

Madden NFL Release 21

Release 21 of Madden NFL went live on March 12th, 2018. This update added new draft mode into the game. Every weekend, you’ll be able to draft and play with a brand-new team featuring some of the best players Madden Mobile has to offer. You’ll start off with an all-gold team and will be able to add to your roster over the course of 15 rounds. Release 21.1 came out on March 27th and fixed a few issues with the game. Release 21.2 came out on May 15th and fixed a few bugs and had some behind the scene fixes.

Madden NFL Release 20

Release 20 of Madden NFL went live on December 5th, 2017. This update focused on changes to Leagues. It added League Survival, a mode where you work together with the other members of your league to complete a series of challenges for rewards. You can now contribute to your league which will allow you to rank up and provide shared rewards for everyone in your league. In addition there’s improved Tournament rewards and we’ve sped up pack openings. We fixed an issue with push notes not working 100% in update 20.1 on December 15th.

Madden NFL Release 19

Release 19 of Madden NFL went live on September 21st, 2017. This update kicked off our NFL 24/7 feature which adds Live Events in real time to the map based on what’s happening in current NFL games being played. Also, you can now get more detail around Locker Items seeing how they improve as they level up.

Madden NFL Release 18

Release 18 of Madden NFL was the kick off of Season 4 and went live on August 15th, 2017. One notable change is the dropping of “Mobile” from the name of the game. It’s now just Madden NFL. Some of the new features for the new season include Player Leveling. You can now apply other cards as training points to gold and higher players in order to increase their ratings. Also, we will be having weekend tournaments. Earn tickets through Daily Objectives during the week in order to qualify for better rewards in the weekend tournament. We also made a significant change to Head-to-Head matches. You now match-up with someone and can play all three drives right away. You no longer have to wait for the other player to play their drive. There’s so much that has changed with this release.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 17

Release 17 of Madden Mobile went live on May 22nd, 2017. This release added some behind the scenes tech for our user interface and our annual Season Score feature. Look for future features that take advantage of the new UI tech and for the Season Score launch in the upcoming weeks.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 16

Release 16 of Madden Mobile went live on March 13th, 2017. This release adds the ability to “Claim All” or “Dismiss All” expired auctions directly from the Inbox. It also adds a new basic form of play calling where the play art is drawn directly on the field.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 15

Release 15 of Madden Mobile went live on January 17th, 2017. This release now allows you to share your lineup and pack openings on Twitter, Facebook, and any other installed mobile app that supports sharing. It makes it much easier. The release also contains improvements to Gameplan counters by adding additional types of counters instead of full on blitz 100% counter.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 14

Release 14 of Madden Mobile went live on November 14th, 2016. This release added Mystery Gifts, which was used for the Ultimate Freeze program. It also added a new login flow if you need to transfer your account to a new phone. There is also a new feature which will be revealed for this year’s Pro Bowl. The issue with Gameplans not working was fixed in a follow-up Release 13.1 on November 22nd.

Later, on December 13th, we added new pack offers when users level up

Madden NFL Mobile Release 13


Release 13 of Madden Mobile went live on September 26th, 2016. This release added the elements of the game we would end up using for the Most Feared Halloween Program. Mainly a quest system and an easier way to augment players. It also included some Auction House improvements including a way to filter on the program.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 12


Release 12.1 heralded in the start of a brand new football season on August 16th, 2016. This release allowed you to trade in those packs of cards you were earning with Season Score for new rewards. There were a lot of improvements around Sets, Leagues were reworked into a centralized HUB. The biggest feature was the change to Defensive Gameplan for the way you counter plays in Head-to-Head and Tournament matches. You now collect cards and for defenses that you set against different opponents. Welcome to the new football season! We released a fix for the Amazon Kindle for Release 12.2 on August 22nd. We released a fix for iOS 10 crashing on some iPhones with Release 12.3 on September 14th.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 11


Release 11.0 of Madden Mobile went live on May 23rd, 2016. This release was mainly in order to get ready for Season 3 launch. It added back in support for the Late Season Packs which debuted in July. It also placed in the game the messaging around getting ready to lock in the user’s Legacy Team. Everything else was behind the scenes stuff for Season 3.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 10


Release 10.0 of Madden Mobile went live on March 28th, 2016. This release added support for Google Play Games. It added the ability for Season Score, but this wasn’t turned on until May. We also added some more code to shore up the game against cheating.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 9


Release 9.0 of Madden Mobile went live on February 1st, 2016. This release added new field art for those players who had attained the “prestige levels” added in Release 7. We also introduced a League vs. League Tournament Season. Leagues could play tournaments against one another to top a leaderboard, then the highest leagues would play in a bracket tournament. Another feature added to leagues was League Quests, or shared achievements for the league.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 8


Release 8.0 of Madden Mobile went live on November 16th, 2015. This client update continued to add to the “prestige levels” by awarding special uniforms that can only be unlocked once you hit those levels. League Quests were also added. You can not band together with members of your league to hit new achievement milestones and get rewards. This version also added a new way to play. You can now control the blocking back in some plays. This is unlocked in Season Mode and in special Live Events.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 7


Release 7.0 of Madden NFL Mobile went live on October 5th, 2015. It added several new features to the game. For the first time, you could get above level 50. The “prestige levels” award the player special icons to display your elite status. This version also added the ability to display special graphics to “enraged” players during our Halloween promotions. Also, the League ladder play was replaced with a League Tournament. Releases 7.1 – 7.3 also went live during the month of October in order to shore up the stability of the game.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 6


Release 6.0 of Madden Mobile went live on August 18th, 2015. It’s a whole new football season, so this update had a lot of changes in it. The biggest change was to our server back-end. We did a lot of work in order to shore up the servers so that they can withhold a heavier load. The biggest change you will notice is the whole new UI. The slide-out navigation bar helps flip between areas of the game much easier. It’s a whole new football seasons, so everyone’s team has been reset and last year’s team has been stored in the Trophy Room as a “Legacy Team”. You will be able to play with your Legacy Team in special Live Events. Release 6.1 was released on September 8th. It had several high profile bug and crash fixes. It fixed the head-to-head exploit which allowed the player to get an extra drive. It also introduced better passing while the QB is on the run. Release 6.2 was released on September 24th to fix the incorrect aspect ratio that was showing up on devices using iOS9.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 5

Release 5.0 of Madden Mobile went live on June 15th, 2015. It has three major updates. First, it adds the ability for our content team to release Mini-Camp Live Events. In these events, the players will be in shorts and playing in a practice stadium. There’s also some new drills that are available to our content team like Passing into a Zone, Passing to a Primary Receiver, Obstacle Course, and Playing as a Receiver. Second, we’ve added your Season Score to the game. This score is your indicator to how well you’ve been building the team. When the new season comes on August 19th, the higher your score, the better your rewards will be. Finally, the biggest update for this release is an whole new UI engine under the hood. You can’t really see the difference, but the UI should be loading faster and seem more responsive. This change will help us do some cooler things down the road. Release 5.1 was released on June 24th, 2015. It adds a 64-bit executable for compatible iOS devices. It also fixed a few bugs: better handling of bad network connections, debug text on iOS, and a crash on the Friends head-to-head part of the game. Release 5.2 was released on July 7th, 2015. This was put out to try and help the increase in Network Timeouts that people were reporting.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 4


Release 4.0 of Madden Mobile went live on April 27th, 2015. It added two major updates. First, it allowed us to release Live Events during the NFL Draft. As players were being drafted, the team could make a Live Event and get it deployed to the game without bringing the servers down. Also, we added some advertisements for the Madden Cover Vote. Allowing the users of the game to vote through specialized sets in the game.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 3


Release 3.0 of Madden Mobile went live on January 26th, 2015. It added the new feature where Leagues can now take on other Leagues in a tournament. It also added new obstacle course features to Live Events.

Madden NFL Mobile Release 2


Release 2.0 of Madden Mobile went live on November 18th, 2014. It added the ability for users to scout one another. It added gifting and achievements as well. The Madden Mobile Rewards program was also brought online with this release. If you have an iOS 8 device, the Live Events schedule for the day appears in the Today Widget. We also added support for the Amazon Fire devices (Phone & HD Tablets).

Madden NFL Mobile Release 1


The first update since launch (Release 1.0) went live on September 22nd, 2014. It includes the new Leagues feature, where users can group together and chat and play against one another in a League Ladder. Release 1.1 went live October 7th and fixed a few high profile bugs like the lack of sound in-game. It also added support of iOS 8 & iPhone 6.


Madden NFL Mobile released on August 26th, 2014. I joined the team on the tail end of last years game right after we finished NCAA Football 14. I put away my Producer hat and put my Development Director hat back on. We had a creative shake-up at the beginning of the year and so we decided to try a different approach to the game. From a project management stand-point, I had to change the way we approached things. I was moving from a yearly iterative title to one that was going to be run more like a service. We stayed in two-week long development sprints the whole year, even when we went to a bug-fix mode and our Finaling period was one of the best I’ve ever been on. We had only one week where we worked late hours. From a feature stand-point, I think the game is a very compelling mobile game. Our aim was to deliver short experiences. This was done with playing a drive against random opponents or friends; Live Events, small challenges for card pack rewards; and Seasons, short 1 – 2 minute quarter games against the real NFL opponents. There’s three major improvements that I’m excited about. The first one is Defensive Strategy. This allows you to pick plays that your team has a chance to counter while someone is playing you in head-to-head. This brings a level of strategy to our head-to-head mode. Next, is Live Events that are going to be tied into games of the week. For example, expect limited time Live Events to show up during a Thursday night game with exclusive content you can only get during that game. This is great because I think a great use case for our game is sitting on the couch playing during the commercials or half-time. The final major improvement, was released in our first title update: Leagues. We’ve only scratched the surface with this feature. It will allow you to band together with 32 of your friends or strangers to play head-to-head. You also get “profit sharing” where you get some coins each time your league mates purchase something. Overall, Madden NFL Mobile is a great little game.

BOOM! Dominate your friends in intense head-to-head shootouts. This is MADDEN NFL like you’ve never seen it on mobile. Collect current and legendary NFL stars, then put them in action on your favorite NFL team. Play all season long – we’ve got live events and fresh challenges to connect you to the action anytime, anywhere.

If you’re a MADDEN NFL fan, try this fast-paced and original MADDEN game – built exclusively for mobile!


Choose your favorite NFL franchise and make it your ultimate MADDEN NFL team. Customize your roster with real NFL players you collect, manage, and upgrade. Make savvy selections and play out your football fantasy.


MADDEN NFL knows you’re a player first, so test your team on the field. Tap rivals all over the map, and challenge friends, too. Go head-to-head in quick offensive shootouts – or go big in a full 16-game season and take your team to the Super Bowl. Run your offense and defense with an improved analog stick control system and gameplay smooth as a perfect spiral.


Live updates from real events and players put all the intensity of the NFL season right in your hands. Rush into daily challenges and earn awesome rewards – all season long.

This is the next generation of football games. This is MADDEN NFL Mobile.

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