- New Hit Stick - Change the momentum of a game by using the right analog stick to make a huge hit or force a turnover.
- New Defensive Playmaker Control You are now in complete control on "D". Modify pre-snap assignments, including double teams and player-specific match ups, for any defensive player on the field.
- New Storyline Central - Now your games are impacted by the stories that surround your team.
- Enhanced Franchise Mode - Players now react to everything that happens in the franchise.
- New Fan Presentation - Your team's crowd is now customizable with new Create-a-Fan.
- New EA SPORTS™ Online - Take on the best Madden players online. Improved EA SPORTS Fair Play keeps the playing field level.