First Madden NFL 16 Update Arrives on PS4 & Xbox One, Fixes Issues

Releasing just a couple weeks after launch, the first Madden NFL 16 update is live on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, requiring a download of roughly 750MB on either platform.

Featuring improvements and fixes to gameplay and more, here’s the full list of patch notes:


  • 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

EA didn’t say when/if this update would be coming to PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360.

[Source: EA Sports]