“We are quickly working to update Madden NFL 21 to feature a generic Washington team.”

Madden NFL 21 developer, Electronic Arts, has confirmed that the upcoming sport will replicate Washington’s current determination to rebrand its American soccer team.

In an announcement to our friends at US Gamer, EA mentioned: “We are pleased to see Washington’s decision to change their team name and visual identity,” mentioned the spokesperson. “We are quickly working to update Madden NFL 21 to feature a generic Washington team, while we await final word on the updated team name and logo design.”

The assertion went on to warn gamers that as the sport is about to be finalised and Washington has but to verify its new identification, they could “continue to see some outdated Washington references in other areas of the game at launch” and gamers buying a bodily copy will nonetheless want to use a patch to see the Washington modifications in-game.

The developer additionally confirmed that the updates will not merely be beauty, however “will include audio and commentary updates, motion graphics and presentation, stadium art, environments, crowd gear and signage, and uniforms” in line with US Gamer.

Madden NFL 21 – which stars NFL MVP and Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Lamar Jackson on the quilt – is scheduled to launch on 28th August, 2020, for PC through Steam and Origin, PS4 and Xbox One, in addition to providing a free improve for next-gen methods, too, as soon as they launch later this yr.

In associated information, EA lately introduced Madden NFL 21 could be the primary sport within the sequence on Steam after the developer/writer’s lately rekindled partnership with Valve. This yr EA has launched various its video games on Steam, together with the Command & Conquer remaster in addition to Battlefield and Dragon Age video games. It appears EA goes all-in on Valve’s platform after as soon as insisting on PC exclusivity by itself platform, Origin.