The latest installment in the Madden NFL franchise will be the most ambitious of the series yet. Look, they even had two two-time cover athletes on Madden NFL 22‘s cover art! But when is the Madden NFL 22 release date? When is Madden NFL 22 coming out?

Madden NFL 22 Release Date: August 20, 2021

Madden NFL 22 release date is on August 20, 2021, and will be coming out on PC, Google Stadia, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and the Xbox Series X. Madden NFL 22 will be the series' most ambitious entry yet – with a lot of new features as well as quality of life improvements. The game will feature a more realistic environment, heavily focusing on dynamic gameplay. Not only do the players on the gridiron field react to the action happening, but the fans on the sidelines will also react as well.

The game will also feature the most fluid gameplay the series ever had. Madden NFL 22 will feature smoother controls, with better feedback for movement, tackling, blocking, and catching.

Outside of the football game itself, Madden NFL 22 will see players returning to their team management careers. Madden NFL 22 will feature improvements in the game's staff management system and improved skill progression system.

Pre-ordering the game will gain you access to Madden NFL 22 three days before the release date. That means you could play the game as early as August 17, 2021, on your platform of choice if you pre-ordered the game. If you still want to chase the pre-order, you can still do so, on Steam, for example. Do it for Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes.