Madden NFL 20 launches in August, preorder here

What you need to know

  • EA just revealed Madden NFL 20 for Xbox One.
  • The game is a football simulator.
  • It's expected to launch in August.
  • You can preorder it for $60 on the Microsoft Store.

Today, EA revealed Madden NFL 20 for Xbox One and other platforms. The game should launch on August 2 and features numerous improvements over last year's installment. There were rumors that the game would be showcased at E3 2019, but the title looks even more spectacular than we imagined due to its visceral nature.

Feel like an NFL Superstar in Madden NFL 20. There are a number of ways to play the game, but the personalized campaign may be the highlight of the experience. Be the face of an NFL franchise where every decision you make matters on and off the field. Create your own College Quarterback to play through the College Football National Championship playoffs and the NFL Combine for your shot at the NFL Draft.

As expected, Ultimate Team and other features are back. In order to make the game feel much more varied and true-to-life, more touchdown and celebration animations have been added to the game. If you preorder Madden NFL 20, you'll get access to "Fantasy Packs" and Elite Players from your favorite NFL Team in Madden Team Ultimate. Additionally, if it look like it's running at 4K resolution at 60 frames per second on Xbox One X.

Excellent and affordable Xbox accessories

Up your Xbox experience with one (or all) of these budget accessories, all of which are approved by the gamers of Windows Central.

PowerA Play & Charge Kit for Xbox One ($15 at Amazon)

This charging kit keeps your Xbox One wireless controllers juiced up, and it offers batteries for two controllers. At just $15, this is hands-down our favorite budget charging companion.

ElecGear 4 Port USB Xbox One S Hub ($19 at Amazon)

This brilliant little USB splitter hub attaches perfectly to the side of your Xbox One S console. It's ideal for use with chargers, controllers, headsets, and more.

Controller Gear stand ($13 at Amazon)

Proudly display your Xbox gamepads with this stylish and functional stand. The licensed design is minimalist and black, and it has a hidden storage compartment, making the price of $13 a real steal.

Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.