No, that's not a typo - Madden NFL 09 is coming out on the Xbox. You know, that big, black Borg cube that you keep around solely because your 360 won't play Deus Ex: Invisible War?
Evem the dumbest person in the world could relise that there is no reason most of the old Xbox's are collecting Dust right now
People still own them, they could easy just port the PS2 version. If EA could get away with it, they'd have it on NES, Spectrum and Commodore 64.
They must have cash to burn
This has collectors item written all over it. EA will probably produce only a few thousand copies, and this will almost certainly be the last game ever release for XBOX. 5 years from now, it could be as rare as college hoops 2k3 for Gamecube, or even Panzer Dragoon Saga for Dreamcast. Final games in a system's lifecycle usually end up as collectors items.
Maybe now when Microsoft talks about Madden and games on their system[s] they can use all the numbers to their advantage too!
gamestop is going to have to re open the New xbox sku lol for one game! why not console should last more than five years.
The PS2 seems to be doing fine. Edit: I might have misread your comment. It says "why not" but I assumed that was supposed to be "why no"
its ea there head is never straight
MS dropped support for the xbox way to early. The big black box was just starting to really show it's superiority to the PS2, graphically anyway. Games like Black and Burnout on the xbox completely trashed anything else available at the time. Then MS up and drops support for it what, like 2 or 3 years after we all spent $400 on the stupid thing? Jerk move IMO. I wish more companies were still supporting it. It is odd, however, that EA would totally drop support for the system for 2 years, then just up and make a new game for it out of nowhere.
Erm... Black was on the PS2 as well and correct me if I'm wrong but I thought that Burnout was PlayStation exclusive until Paradise.
Black was on the PS2 as well, but it looked like sh!t compared to the Xbox version. Same goes for all the Burnout games. I couldn't think of any exclusives at the time, but I guess Farcry fits the bill. That game would not have been possible without some serious compromise on the PS2. I'm not dissing the PS2. I loved it, but the xbox clearly had a lot of life left in it when MS ditched it. More life than the PS2 and look how that thing is still selling.
Burnout was only PS2 exclusive for a few months, then it came out on Gamecube & Xbox. But yeah, Black & Burnout were also on PS2. In fact, the only non-handheld Burnout game that wasn't on PS2 is the newest one, which is exclusive to the hi-def platforms (PS3, 360, and Windows).
screwed microsft when they refused to produce the gpu that the Xbox was using that is why they stop producing them so early actually the Xbox was selling decently at the 150.00 price tag and alot of the games that were coming out were really good
What year was the last Madden released on Xbox? (I'm from the UK so I don't exactly follow the games)
There are quite a few people, mostly the Jock-types who still own an Xbox 1. This game will also be coming to PS2, so it's no surprise.
Every Madden from 2002 to 2009 has been released for Xbox. 2009 is likely going to be the final year, if I had to guess.
WHY THE F**K WOULD THEY WANT TO DO THAT???
What the heck?! The Original Xbox has been dead for years and now Madden 09 is coming to the Xbox? I haven't even seen a store that still sells brand new Original Xbox games.... I guess it just goes to show that EA really are money whores if they are willing to release a game on a dead system.
how much it will sell :)
That's just Peter over working himself there at EA.
Great! But I'm still not buying it.
hahaha I just find that funny. But it'll sell maybe 10,000 more copies so why not?
i thought that last year would be the end of madden on the xbox but once the game released, i read that the version had sold more than the ps2 and ps3 versions combined (i could be wrong, but im 99% sure i read this somewhere. keep in mind that sales for the playstation versions have probably kept going, so dont look up current sales figures) i still know a couple people who only have the xbox, so they may be happy there's a new game for the first time in a long, long while...
Madden on the ps2 killed the xbox 1 version last year. It sold over 650K for the month. The xbox 1 was around 200K for the month it released last August. It always does well on ps2 man, and will continue this year. The 360 version did outsell PS3 version last August. Maybe that's what you read. :)
Dude, there is NO way the xbox out sold the PS2 in software sales. PS2: 140Mil Xbox: 20Mil
yea-i must have read that the 360 version outsold other maddens by a landslide this story must have just confused me edit: i think i just remembered what i had read-i think i read that the 360 version nearly outsold both playstation version combined, but its sales combined with the original xbox's sales did outsell both playstations (surprising since few still play the xbox) after a quick google i found this article http://kotaku.com/gaming/bo... -it doesn't have the xbox sales, but its #12 rank makes what i just said seem true.
The last Xbox Madden outsold the Wii version by 12k.
What the hell? WHY?
No, that's not a typo - Madden NFL 09 is coming out on the Xbox. You know, that big, black Borg cube that you keep around solely because your 360 will RROD again and you can have something to play while it goes back for repairs...again.
Whaaaaaaa? *rereads story*
At first it didn't make since, if you are going to release it on Xbox why not Gamecube? Well Gamecube had two online games, Phantasy Star Online Episodes I & II and Phantasy Star Online Episode III: C.A.R.D. Revolution...which both games the servers have been shut off...While the Xbox still has games running like Halo 2, Burnout 3 and so on and I would guess that there are still enough people playing Madden 08 to justify a port to the Xbox.
It'd be interesting to see what they can pump out of the Xbox 1 this late. Then again, the team working on it must not be doing a whole lot... come on, who will play it? lol. Really though, you'd be surprised by how many people play Halo 2 on an original Xbox (look at their gamertags to see they only own a Xbox).
April Fools!? Wrong month.
Any chance of Madden 09 coming to the Gameboy Advanced.
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