EA has announced that new content will come to Madden 23 as a part of Title Update 6. The upcoming update will introduce Season 3, updates to gameplay, franchise mode, and more.

In Season 3, players will have the chance to earn a Rob Gronkowski item that’ll “take your team to new heights.” They’ll also be able to play in various Ultimate Team modes such as MUT Playoffs, AKA: The New Class, Weekly Wildcards, and more.


  • The ball will now be in the correct hand during first-down celebrations and some TD celebrations.
  • Defenders will no longer move into the neutral zone and cause an offsides penalty at the snap.
  • Tuning to the angles and distances at which oncoming defenders will be detected as applying pressure on the QB during the throw.
  • Catch chances for non-ability receivers attempting aggressive catches in traffic have been reduced.
  • Catch chances for defenders attempting to catch a throw-out-of-sack passes behind the LOS have been reduced.
  • Defenders are no longer heavily penalized when attempting to catch tipped passes in traffic.
  • A rare bug where an incorrect spotting of the ball when players would perform a sanding celebration after an interception has been fixed.

Face of the franchise

  • Players can now complete the ‘Player of the Week’ legacy goal after winning a ‘Player of the Week’ award.
  • The typo in ‘Shot Play Concept Drill’ side activity has been fixed.

Franchise mode

Franchise cloud save issue issues from December 28, 2022 are being worked on alongside the upcoming Title Update. The changes should be fixed by “early next week” for all of the leagues that could be recovered.

A starting point has been added to Week 17 for players starting a new franchise from the “Play Now Live” option.

Madden Ultimate Team

  • Stability Updates
  • General Fixes

NFL Authenticity

Players can now use new Nike Alpha Menace Pro 3 cleats. Listed below are all the new face scans that have been added to the following players:

  • Jaquan Brisker – Bears – S
  • Tyquan Thornton – Patriots – WR
  • Skyy Moore – Chiefs – WR
  • Desmond Ridder – Falcons QB
  • James Cook – Bills – HB
  • Brian Asamoah – Vikings – LB

Listed below are the logos that have been fixed on white gloves:

  • Nike Superbad 6
  • Jordan Superbad 6
  • Jordan Vapor Jet 7
  • Various stability updates
  • User Agreement updated

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