Madden NFL 21 is about to launch on Aug. 28, 2020 however Electronic Arts continues to be making adjustments to the sport, particularly as a result of one present challenge.
EA confirmed to Kotaku that it is eradicating all mentions of the old Washington NFL team’s name and as a substitute will be changing it with a generic team whereas it waits for the brand new team name announcement.
The firm additionally famous the way it will apply the change. Since the sport is prepared for launch, the name and emblem will be eliminated in a Day One patch for bodily disc gamers. As quickly as the sport connects to the web, the change will be utilized.
“Changes to the name and logo will come via title updates that will download automatically,” a spokesperson instructed the publication. “The first changes will be available to our EA Access players and will include audio/commentary updates; motion graphics and presentation updates; stadium art, environments, crowd gear and signage updates; and uniform updates. Players may continue to see some outdated Washington references in other areas of the game at launch, but we are committed to removing all of those from the game in additional title updates coming shortly after launch.”
The transfer comes after the team introduced this week that it could be altering its name following years of controversy and outspoken statements from the Indigenous neighborhood. Previously, team proprietor Dan Snyder stated that the team would by no means change its name. However, it made the announcement after firms like FedEx, which is a amajor sponsor of the team, stated it could cease investing if the name did not change. Nike additionally allegedly eliminated Washington team merch from its shops.
Madden NFL 21 is about to launch on Aug. 28, 2020 for Xbox One, PC, and PS4.
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