Madden 24 new features explained: MUT, Superstar, Franchise modes, more

Stefon Diggs Buffalo Bills Madden 24EA Sports

Madden 24 has been officially released along with a substantial load of new features and changes to the most popular game modes, such as Madden Ultimate Team or Franchise Mode. If you’re not yet up to date on it, here’s a comprehensive guide with everything you need to know about the new features in Madden 24.

Madden 24 is already here, and fans are enjoying each of the new features and changes present in the latest installment of the EA Sports franchise. With significant technological improvements, the developers aim to enhance the gameplay experience and take it to an unprecedented level of immersion and control.

As if that weren’t enough, EA Sports announced the return of the highly acclaimed Superstar mode, but with some changes, as well as the Madden Ultimate Team and Franchise mode, making a comeback with a substantial amount of new features and revamped content.

Below, you’ll find everything you need to know about the new features of Madden 24.

Madden 24: The newest iteration of FieldSENSE technology

EA Sports aim to leap forward with Madden 24 by implementing the new FieldSENSE technology. The latest iteration of FieldSENSE provides an enhanced gameplay foundation, giving you greater control and delivering realism to all aspects of the game. It introduces features such as Hit Everything 2.0 and Skill-Based Passing 2.0.

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San Francisco 49ers Christian McCaffrey in Madden 24EA Sports
The new FieldSENSE technology will bring improved AIs to Madden 24.

Hit Everything 2.0 expands with new contested catch tackle types that provide more control and tackle variety on defense. Tackle animations are selected more dynamically, unlocking new and more fluid tackle interactions like Wrap and Scoop tackles.

With Skill-Based Passing 2.0, players can make winning one-handed catches with improved catching AI, thread the needle with surgical accuracy using new throw animations, and anticipate more authentic defensive reactions with enhanced DB behavior.

Madden 24 Ultimate Team’s new features

Madden Ultimate Team couldn’t be missing in the new installment of the Madden franchise. The most popular game mode returns with a notable array of changes primarily focused on Competitive Pass. Also, EA Sports added a new catalog tab to make it easier for players to find any item.

New Item Catalog feature in Madden 24EA Sports
With the new Item Catalog, players will be able to know how to get every single item in Madden 24.

Franchise mode new features in Madden 24

Suppose your favorite game mode in Madden is the Franchise Mode. In that case, there is also some big news for you in Madden 24, as the Training Camp made a comeback and arrived with a significant overhaul to the Trades system, along with the addition of a new Weekly Strategy dynamic.

Training Camp makes the return to Madden 24 Franchise modeEA Sports
Training Camp makes a glorious return to Franchise mode in Madden 24.

At the beginning of each season, players can use the Training Camp to improve their roster through a series of mini-games. As devs mentioned on the Madden 24 blog, Training Camp consists of the following mini-games:

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  • Target Passing (Quarterbacks)
  • Pass Skeleton – Outmanned (Quarterbacks)
  • Rushing Attack (Halfbacks and Fullbacks)
  • WR Battle (Wide Receivers and Tight Ends)
  • WR Battle – Red Zone Attack (Wide Receivers and Tight Ends)
  • Trench Battle – The Long Hall (Defensive Line and Linebackers)
  • Chase and Tackle (Linebackers)
  • DB Battle (Defensive Backs)
  • DB Battle – Red Zone Defense (Defensive Backs)
  • Field Goal Accuracy (Kickers)
  • Coffin Corner (Punters)

In addition to Training Camp, each week after selecting the offensive and defensive gameplans, players can select ‘focus players’ for the next match, and each of their focus players has the opportunity to play through one mini-game with the same purpose as the Training Camp.

New Trade system in Madden 24 Franchise modeEA Sports
Devs have heard the community feedback and overhauled the Trade system in Madden 24.

Finally, devs have announced a significant overhaul to the Trade system in Madden 24. Check below the most important features of the Trade system:

  • They have expanded the trade slots from three to six.
  • Users will able to include up to six draft picks in a trade
  • Users will be able to trade players for draft picks from the current year, the following year, and two years from now, and vice versa.

The return of the Superstar mode in Madden 24

In a Madden 24 pre-release blog, EA Sports announced the return of the Superstar mode to Madden 24. On this occasion, the Superstar mode has two variations: Superstar The League (Offline) and Superstar Showdown (Online).

Miami Dolphins' Tyreek Hill in Madden 24EA Sports
A new version of FieldSENSE technology is set to shake up the Madden experience.

In Superstar The League, users can customize their avatar and embark on their journey in the NFL, building their legacy. Players start from the NFL Combine and Draft Event and can take their player up to a 99 OVR. Superstar The League is an offline mode where you compete exclusively against AI.

On the other hand, Superstar Showdown is the perfect stage to face off against rivals and showcase your best gameplay skills with or against your friends in online 3v3 matches.

That’s all you need to know about all of the new features in Madden 24. For more about Madden 24, we suggest you check out our other related guides.

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