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How Xbox One owners can play Madden NFL 17 early


Get a head start on building your Madden Ultimate Team

It’s Madden season and chances are that NFL fans can’t wait to get their hands on the latest edition of the game. Luckily, thanks to, Xbox One owners can get their hands on Madden NFL 17 days ahead of the physical release date.

As part of Walmart’s PLAY FIRST program, anyone who purchases a digital a digital download copy of Madden NFL 17 for Xbox before August 23 will receive one month of EA Access (while supplies last). With EA Access you can play Madden NFL 17 on August 18, five days before the official release date.


The most complete Madden NFL ever

Driven by the most balanced gameplay yet, the deepest commentary in franchise history, along with fun and fresh ways to play modes such as Ultimate Team and Draft Champions, Madden NFL 17 is the most complete Madden ever. Pre-order your copy today and receive up to $15 in bonus content that includes nine Madden NFL 17 Ranked tickets and up to seven Madden NFL 17 Ultimate Team Pro Packs.

To take the field early in Madden NFL 17, Xbox One gamers need only purchase a digital edition of the game from and activate the free 30-day membership to EA Access that comes with purchase. On August 18 Madden NFL 17 will become available for download for all members of the EA Access service.


Additionally, gamers can enter to win tickets to Super Bowl LI by playing Madden NFL 17. To be entered, just sign up for MUT Rewards and play Draft Champions in the game between August 18 and 22. See the official rules here.

Click here to purchase your digital download to Madden NFL 17 for the Xbox One today. Physical copies are available August 23 and you can be preorder now for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.