Year two of the Infinity Engine brings both a more polished physics simulation and introduces the all-new Force Impact System. Power moves including the Hit Stick, trucking, dive tackle and stiff-arm have been completely redesigned to harness the full potential of Infinity Engine 2, giving you more control over the outcome of a play than ever before.
Infinity Engine 2 also introduces a suite of new features and improvements, including hard run cutting for more natural changes of direction, user-controlled stumble recovery, improved run blocking, new post-play logic and more.
On defense, new tackle pursuit angles and “breakdown” behavior create a more authentic defensive experience. Defenders can now utilize hard cuts to recover quickly when caught out of position to get back into the play, and the introduction heat-seeker tackling, special lunge tackles and more accurate dive tackles create the ultimate game of cat-and-mouse between the offense and defense.
The Madden NFL 25 demo is now available for Xbox Live Gold members and PlayStation Network users, and will be available for Xbox Live Silver members next week, giving fans plenty of pre-season action in advance of the game's official kickoff.
The demo provides robust opportunities for fans to experience the latest and greatest edition of the Madden NFL franchise, with two Play Now matchups, several Skills Trainer challenges and more.
Upon starting up the demo, players will be greeted with opportunity to jump into a game or check out the precision modifier tutorial in the Skills Trainer. Fans can take this chance to acquaint themselves with some of the 30 new ball-carrier moves available in this year’s game, as well as get their first look at the power and polish of Infinity Engine 2 and the Force Impact system. There are also additional opportunities in the Skills Trainer for players to refine their running, passing and defensive techniques if they wish.
Those looking for a live game experience can choose to control either the Seattle Seahawks or the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, or relive last year’s Super Bowl matchup as the San Francisco 49ers travel to Baltimore to challenge the Ravens. All games are set to five-minute quarters with default uniforms, and fans can choose their own difficulty level.
In addition to all these gameplay opportunities, fans can also learn what’s new in Madden NFL 25 in a video hosted by Trey Wingo, or hear New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft talk about what it means to be a lifelong fan running a modern NFL franchise, which gamers can experience for themselves in the all-new Owner mode within Connected Franchise.
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