The Xbox One and PS4 versions of Madden NFL 16 have received their first major patch. The patch fixes a ton of issues that were hindering the game including: general gameplay bugs, Connected Franchise issues, and more. There is no word yet on when the last generation of consoles will receive the patch.

Madden NFL 16 was released on August 25th for the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, and PS3. It released with updated rosters and new game modes, such as the Madden Ultimate Team Draft.

The full list of changes included in the patch:


  • Addressed issue where AI defenders would get encroachment penalties after random huddle breaks and occasionally during the no-huddle offense
  • Addressed rare issue where receivers were called down by contact even when they weren’t being touched
  • Addressed quarterback locomotion warps on certain drop backs

Connected Franchise

  • Addressed issue where players could receive over 100 confidence resulting in a short-term attribute boost
  • Improved regression tuning for offensive linemen
  • Tuned rookie deep accuracy rating
  • Tuned supersim stats where pocket quarterbacks were generating too many rushing attempts
  • Addressed issue where team could sign elite free agents for a low amount
  • Addressed issue where some free agents would disappear from the free agent pool

Madden Ultimate Team

  • Addressed a rare issue where certain items would not have an image


  • Addressed issue where the commentary line and presentation would repeat for a quarterback who returned from injury
  • Addressed a crash that could occur when using multiple controllers
  • Addressed a crash that could occur when exiting a game and the background video would continue to loop
  • Addressed general bugs and stability issues

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