EA Will Produce Brett Favre 'Madden' Cover Featuring Jets Uniform, Updating Roster On Monday

Stephen Totilo reports:

"Quarterback Brett Favre will be available to play as a New York Jet on the day "Madden NFL '09" is released next week. We just got word from EA that the game will still ship with Favre on the cover in his old Green Bay Packers uniform, but the following updates will make him a Jet.

Fast work on EA's part, given that the Favre deal only made the news several hours ago.

Here are the details we got from EA, in the words of a company spokesperson..."

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AStupidXbot3511d ago

I'm A Stupid Xbot, I have to pay, just to play online this game, not to mention the lag too.

Caxtus7503511d ago

you are also a reported Xbot...

Nice work by EA.

matt19913511d ago

well ima a stupid PS3 bot were i get online free but we dont have good games to play online and developers are giving up on ps3 and going to xbox

The GOAT3511d ago

Seems like EA is actually doing something good finally, now if they could fix the online gameplay.

Bnet3433511d ago

How about they fix the entire series?

Lifendz3511d ago

make the Green Bay cover limited and the Jet cover the second shipping? Have a little collectors item with the initial release.

Caxtus7503511d ago

I feel sorry for the developers who now have to release a game where the cover is already out of date.

Credit where credit is due - EA has dealt with the issue very fast indeed.

nbsmatambo3511d ago

We do not plan to re-issue packaging, but WILL offer a free downloadable cover in the coming days on featuring Brett Favre in a Jets uniform. Fans can print this new cover out and insert it into the case of Madden NFL 09. Fans can print this new cover out and insert it into the case of Madden NFL 09.
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never heard of printing a game cover, or is it just me?

Lifendz3511d ago

He'll be on the Jets but the Green Bay uni will just remind me what a jerk he is.

dachiefsman3511d ago

thank god they are updating this. the game would have been flawed.


Mighty Boom3511d ago

EA has impressed me this year. They have really listened to the community.

Sitdown3511d ago

listening to the community and taken action to please the community is two different things.

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