Giannis Antetokounmpo Makes His Way to Madden NFL 21 with Latest Patch

Published 10/10/2020, 7:24 AM EDT


Madden NFL 21 released late August this year, and it is being played right alongside the Madden season live. NFL is now heading into week 5 of its regular season. Electronic Arts have repeatedly been stubborn about keeping their updates in sync with the events taking place in the regular season.

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Therefore, a lot of community discussion takes place with the player ratings every time there is an update. Also, real-life events have influenced the game and vice-versa. Players have repeatedly sought to prove the game ratings wrong in recent years.

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Madden 21 1.13 title update is live right now and a lot of changes have come with it. Read on to find out the exact patch notes.

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Madden NFL 21 Title Update Patch Notes

Key Highlights:

  • General Franchise bug fixes
  • Updated handling of wins/losses resulting from players losing their game connection
  • Tuned the Bench Press Ability for better balance in all game modes

Franchise Updates:

  •  Face of the Franchise Updates:
    • General stability improvements
  •  Franchise Updates:
    • General stability improvements
    • Significantly reduced the amount of ties that could result from Simulated games
    • The ‘Draft Bar’ interface will remain visible during the Draft when navigating between menus
    • Fixed an issue with the ‘Team’ tab disappearing for users when exiting a game

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo has officially been added to the Yard.

Apart from the patches, the roster for Week 5 roster was also updated. Over 750 players received a rating update following the previous week’s result. This further includes depth charts and injuries for all the teams.

Here are the top 5 ups and downs in the roster :

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Going up:

  • Myles Garrett +1 (Overall 95)
  • Aaron Rodgers +1 (Overall 93)
  • Lavonte David +3 (Overall 93)
  • Tom Brady +1 (Overall 92)
  • Fred Warner +2 (Overall 91)

Going down:

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  • J.J. Watt -1 (Overall 97)
  • Mitchell Schwartz -1 (Overall 94)
  • Ezekiel Elliott -1 (Overall 91)
  • Ryan Ramczyk -1 (Overall 90)
  • Darius Slay Jr. -1 (Overall 89)

You can read the complete patch notes for the title update here. Watch this space for more news.

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Avhinandan Chakraborty

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Avhinandan Chakraborty is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since August 2020. He is currently pursuing his Master's degree in English Literature from Calcutta University, and has been professionally writing since 2020. Ever since he was a child, he has been extremely passionate about online gaming and eSports, having played titles like GTA Vice City, FIFA, and IGI, among many others.

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