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EA SPORTS Invites Football Fans to Experience Madden NFL 24 in Free Trial Weekend

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) is giving football fans worldwide the opportunity to play Madden NFL 24 with a global trial during a Free Play Weekend from September 7 to September 10. This trial is available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, and PlayStation®5. Players on Xbox Series X|S and PS5™ can enjoy enhanced gameplay, mini-games, and modes like Superstar Mode and Franchise Mode. To further enhance the NFL experience, EA SPORTS is also offering the Madden NFL 24 NFL+ Edition, which allows fans to play the game and enjoy 3 months of NFL+ Premium, the NFL's direct-to-consumer service.

Madden NFL 24 has seen impressive growth in its player base and engagement. The game set a franchise record for digital units sold in a single week, experienced a 36 percent increase in games played, and drew more players during its launch week than Madden NFL 23. A few notable trends emerged as players explored the game. Josh Allen was the top quarterback, surpassing Patrick Mahomes in passing touchdowns. The Baltimore Ravens became the most used team, thanks to a 180 percent increase in usage compared to the previous year. The AFC North was identified as a division to watch, with three teams ranking among the most popular in the game. Additionally, Jonathan Taylor was the top running back, Jalen Ramsey led in interceptions, and Aaron Donald accumulated the most sacks.

EA SPORTS is committed to providing ongoing content and improvements based on player feedback throughout the season. This week, Madden NFL 24 released the CROWD CONTROL EP, featuring NFL players performing alongside hip-hop stars. Additionally, the Madden NFL 24 NFL+ Edition offers 3 monthly Ultimate Team packs and 3 months of NFL+ Premium content, ensuring fans never miss a play.

To learn more about Madden NFL 24 and stay updated, follow EA SPORTS on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok, or visit the Madden NFL website.

Source: Electronic Arts
Definitions:
1. Franchise Mode: A mode in Madden NFL that allows players to act as the owner or manager of a football team, making decisions on player acquisitions, contracts, and team management.
2. Superstar Mode: A mode in Madden NFL that allows players to create and control a football player's career, including on-field performance, contracts, and endorsements.

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