Madden 21 EA Play: Review, Trial, Early access, demo, Ultimate Team, EA Access news & more

The next NFL sim is arriving soon, but these members will get to play it earlier than anyone else.

Toby Durant by Toby Durant
Madden 21 EA Play

The Madden 21 release date is coming quick, and those with Early Access from pre-ordering the Deluxe and MVP Editions can play now!

For those who haven’t pre-ordered these editions, you can still play the game for 10 hours thanks to EA Play.

Latest News – Our Madden 21 Review is in!

Early Access is here, and that means we’ve finally gotten a full taste of this year’s Madden.

Wondering how good the game is? Our verdict is in!

You can read over our Madden 21 review here.

EA Play Trial LIVE

If you’re looking to get your hand-on the trial, you’ll first need to set up an EA Play account.

EA Play is similar to Xbox Game Pass and other subscription services. For a monthly fee, PS4 and Xbox One gamers can play EA games as much as they want.

You’ll also get other benefits too! Such as member-only content, and 10% off full games and DLC!

There is a slight catch, in that the newest games don’t arrive straight away on EA Play. FIFA 20 hit EA Play in May 2020, A long, long time after its release date.

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However, there are some great games on there like the latest Need For Speed, co-op kings Unravel Two and A Way Out, as well as classics like Dead Space, Titanfall, and Mass Effect.

READ MORE: 5 reasons to buy Madden 21 – The Yard, Face of the Franchise & more

The other benefit of EA Play is that subscribers get a 10 hour trial of major sports games before their full release.

You can see our first impressions of Madden 21 here.

Madden 21 on EA Play

Madden 21 players on EA Play get tons of in-game benefits even before launch-day. This includes some Madden Ultimate Team packs, with one available on release day, and others coming over subsequent months.

The most important benefit for Madden 21 on EA Play, however, is an early access trial which went live on 21 August.

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If you pre-order Madden 21 and get one of the editions that give early access then it might not matter too much. But there will be plenty that want to get into The Yard and Franchise Mode as early as possible!

Madden 21 Ultimate Team reveal

Get ready to start your Ultimate Team journey!

When the 10-hour trial kicks off plenty of players will be grinding their way through solo challenges and building XP before anyone else.

The top core elite players have already been revealed, and a live stream tonight has shown off the MUT Captains and Masters.

READ MORE: Madden 21 Ratings: Best coverage players in Franchise Mode

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