As the NFL world turns its attention to the 2019 Draft, the sports gaming world made some news. Just hours before the draft started, EA Sports revealed the cover athlete for the upcoming Madden 20. After his historic MVP season, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will be the cover athlete for the new game that will release in August – the Patrick Mahomes Madden cover.
Check out the cover below:
In addition to the cover reveal, there were also some features announced for the game. Mahomes will be the face of the reboot for Superstar mode which is dubbed “Face of the Franchise: QB1”. The mode will be similar to Superstar mode and include 10 licensed colleges: Florida, Oklahoma, USC, Miami, Texas, Florida State, LSU, Oregon, Texas Tech and Clemson.
The game is set to release on August 2nd but fans can purchase the Superstar Edition on Tuesday, July 30th. The special edition includes 12 Gold Team Fantasy Packs, a choice of 1 out of 32 core elite players from a favorite NFL team, one small training quick sell pack in Madden Ultimate Team, and a choice of one unique Legends Superstar ability for a created player in the new Face of the Franchise: QB1 per Pasta Padre.