Madden NFL 22 Review – Shift in Momentum
Seattle Seahawks fans have caused minor earthquakes in the past, such as the hoarse voice of 12th Man. The crowd at CenturyLink Field has also earned two Guinness World Records for the loudest roar recorded at a sports stadium, having hit a deafening 137.6 decibels in 2014. Of course, Seattle isn’t the only city known for its boisterous fans. and an intimidating atmosphere. , and this is reflected in various stadiums in Madden NFL 22. After being criticized that last year’s game was light on new content–especially relating to the Franchise mode–developer EA Tiburon has introduced a number of major changes this time around, with the crowd being the most prominent to come out. from the gate.
The new Gameday Atmosphere feature brings the crowds to life with new animations and remastered fan footage that more accurately mimics what you might see and hear. This also extends beyond the cosmetic side as well, as the ball will fly farther, while the wind will mess with your field goal team. In addition, the intensity of the home fans will have an impact on the way the game can be played. This feature is called Gameday Momentum, and introduces a momentum meter to the top of the screen that will move back and forth like a tug of war depending on each team’s performance. If momentum is on your side–because of big sacks or important touchdowns, for example–you’ll gain access to various bonuses (called M-Factors) that give your team an edge in certain situations.
In Franchise mode, these AI improvements help to diversify every week of the grueling NFL season. Each team has its own personality and calling style of play so there is not a single match that looks like the last one. To address each team’s strengths and take advantage of their weaknesses, the Franchise has been overhauled with a new weekly strategy. Now, Next Gen Stats will give you a breakdown of how well a team is doing in certain areas on both sides of the ball, from executing outfields and intermediate passes, to attacking quarterbacks and defending short passes. With this information, you can choose the game plan that gives you the best chance of winning. Against the Steelers, for example, you might choose to counter their aggressive attacks, then in the next game, you might focus on holding off the quarterback in an attempt to stop Kyler Murray of the Cardinals scrambling for yards on the ground.
While you spend the week leading up to the game working on strategy, a half-time break gives you the opportunity to change plans if things don’t work out or you want to adopt a different approach because you’re, say, too big. or lag behind. Managing your players’ fatigue and injuries is also another part of the weekly strategy. You may want to train hard before taking on the opposing team to increase your players’ XP, but you need to weigh the risks with the rewards if one … Read More..