This will be the first time since Madden NFL 17.
EA’s latest football title is now here with Madden NFL 21. People are eager to get back to the old pigskin, and already have been completing a lot of seasons in the latest game. Some changes will be coming in time for the title, but one of those are here now in the return of one of the most talked about players in recent memory.
As announced by the company, Colin Kaepernick is now playable once again in 21. This will mark the first time he’s been playable since Madden NFL 17, and you’ll be able sign him to any team in the Franchise Mode, which is set to get some updates of its own later this year, as well as be available to play as in the Play Now mode. If you aren’t familiar, Kaepernick became a controversial figure due to his protests and has not played in the NFL since 2016.
Madden NFL 21 is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, and will come later for the PS5 and Xbox Series X. Kaepernick is available now.
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