Madden NFL 12 Cover Unveiled, Limited Hall of Fame Edition Announced

May 31, 2011Written by Zak Islam

The official box art for Madden NFL 12 has been revealed by EA Sports. Additionally, the mega publisher and developer also announced plans to release a limited Hall of Fame edition for the football game.

The box art features Cleveland Browns’ running back Peyton Hillis, who was selected by gamers as Madden NFL 12‘s cover athlete, which was carried out via a five-week voting campaign. EA Sports said the vote count to choose who would grace the game’s cover exceeded 12 million votes – a record.

The limited Hall of Fame edition for Madden NFL 12 was also revealed today, which features former St. Louis Rams running back Marshall Faulk on the box art. The special edition will become available on August 30th for $89.99, with 125,000 copies of the Hall of Fame edition being distributed exclusively in the United States. The limited Madden NFL 12 Hall of Fame Edition includes:

  • Premium bronze, foil embossed cover featuring Marshall Faulk
  • Full version of Madden NFL 12 video game
  • Autographed Panini Card“Madden NFL and Panini, the world leader in published collectables, have teamed up to create the ultimate Madden NFL trading card featuring 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee, Marshall Faulk.  Each copy of the Hall of Fame Edition will include one of four exclusive Marshall Faulk trading cards, each hand-signed by Faulk.  One solid, 18k gold autographed card will be randomly inserted into one Xbox 360® and one PlayStation®3 copy of the Hall of Fame Edition.  The lucky recipients of these two cards will have one of the most valuable cards in Panini history.”
  • Exclusive Madden Ultimate Team Platinum Pack“The perfect combination of Madden NFL, fantasy football, and trading cards comes to life in Madden NFL Ultimate Team.  The Hall of Fame Edition provides a Madden Ultimate Team experience like never before with the most prestigious Platinum Pack yet, featuring a combination of 13 NFL Hall of Famers and former Madden NFL cover athletes, including: Marshall Faulk, Barry Sanders, Jerry Rice, Rod Woodson, Eddie George, Michael Vick, Donovan McNabb, Ray Lewis, Shaun Alexander, Vince Young, Larry Fitzgerald, Troy Polamalu and Drew Brees.  All cards feature ratings from each player’s most productive season in the NFL and are fully renewable with contract extensions, which is sure to make them some of the most sought after cards in Ultimate Team history.”