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Madden NFL 25 patch reinstates online touchdown celebrations, reduces injuries

Thursday, 24th October 2013 05:01 GMT By Ewan Miller

EA has detailed the second title update for Madden NFL 25 in a new blogpost, including changes to: the brittleness of players’ bones, a nerf to “trucking” and the reinstatement of touchdown celebrations across the game’s plethora of online modes, just so you can keep reminding your opponents how much better you are than them. Check out the full list of changes after the break.

GENERAL UPDATES
- Improved stability in all game modes.
- Fixed an issue with Gameface, which made eyes render gray.

GAMEPLAY
- Tuned in-game injuries which were occurring too frequently.
- Tuned pull blocking in various scenarios on the offensive line.
- Tuned down broken tackles when using the Truck Stick.
- Fixed an issue with toss/sweep plays when game speed was set to Slow

MADDEN ULTIMATE TEAM
- Fixed an issue with Solo Challenges awarding players a win without finishing the game.
- Fixed an issue where offline users that earned a Gold in a Skill Tutorial would not receive the content in Madden Ultimate Team.

CONNECTED FRANCHISE
- Fixed an issue where some players from an Imported Draft Class would not have facemasks.
- Tuned ratings for imported draft classes (Coming in too low compared to NCAA Football 14 ratings.
- Fixed an issue with accelerated clock in CFM Head-to-Head games.
- Fixed an exploit where users could make trades outside of Week 8 from the web.
- Fixed an issue where the same draft storylines would appear in consecutive seasons.
- Fixed an issue where the Vikings stadium overlay would show unrealistically low temperatures and heavy snow during the preseason.
- Fixed an issue where toggles for Heat Seeker, Switch Assist, and Ball Hawk would be OFF in game even though they were ON in league settings.

PRESENTATION
- Reinstated touchdown celebrations in all online game modes.
- Improved logic used to select GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Game.

The patch is “coming soon” for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

I hope “trucking” is a term.

Thanks, Joystiq.

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  1. DSB

    “Tuned in-game injuries which were occurring too frequently.”

    That’s almost hard to believe, given what’s happening in the NFL right now. People are just dropping like flies.

    My fantasy team went from fantastic to terrible simply because guys kept getting taken out.

    #1 6 months ago