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MUT 21 is receiving its second Ability Point Update

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Madden 21 Ultimate Team is never short on new content, but a major Ability Point Update is coming for only the second time this year.

MUT 21 has seen fixes in the most recent Title Update, but this time Madden 21 Ultimate Team is getting an Ability Point Update to better balance the field.

Madden 21 Ability Point Update Goes Live Soon

Madden 21's second Ability Point Update of the year is scheduled to go live on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

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We don't have an exact release time, but players can expect things to take effect tomorrow, and one of the most significant things being addressed is One Step Ahead.

As of this update, players will be able to activate no more than two of them, and some changes have been made to incentivize the use of linebackers over safeties in the SUBLB position.

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New Madden 21 AP Limits

Madden 21 Ultimate Team is seeing changes to several specific abilities, and there are even alterations being made to the AP Limit for Offense, Defense, and Special Teams.

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PLAYMAKER PREFERENCE: Changes coming to the Improviser Archetype

All of the following changes are being made with tomorrow's update:

AP LIMIT UPDATE

  • Offense and Defense AP Limit increased from 12 to 15
  • Special Team AP Limit increased from 2 to 3

OFFENSE AP UPDATE

  • QB Playmaker (QB)
    • Now 10 AP for Improviser Archetype
  • Playmaker (HB, WR, TE)
    • Now 6 AP across the board
  • Route Tech (HB, WR, TE)
    • +1 AP to all Archetypes
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DEFENSE AP UPDATE

  • One Step Ahead (MLB, OLB, CB, FS, SS)
    • Now 6 AP across the board
  • Deep Route KO (CB, FS, SS)
    • +1 AP to all Archetypes
  • Medium Route KO (MLB, OLB, CB, FS, SS)
    • +1 AP to all Archetypes
  • Acrobat (MLB, OLB, CB, FS, SS)
    • +1 AP to all Archetypes
  • Lurker (MLB, OLB)
    • -1 AP to all Archetypes
  • Lurker (FS, SS)
    • +1 AP to all Archetypes
  • Inside Stuff (MLB, OLB)
    • -1 AP to all Archetypes
  • No Outsiders (MLB, OLB)
    • -1 AP to all Archetypes
  • Goal Line Stuff (MLB, OLB)
    • -1 AP to all Archetypes
  • Edge Threat Elite (DT, DE, OLB)
    • -1 AP to all Archetypes
  • Enforcer (MLB, FS, SS)
    • -1 AP for Run Support FS/SS Archetype
    • -1 AP for Field General MLB Archetype
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