18 Sep 2021 3:12 PM +00:00

Madden 22 Franchise Mode: Where is the Scouting Update?

Madden 22 Franchise Mode is still getting plenty of attention from players now that the game has been released.

The Franchise Mode of Madden 22 came with a lot of glitches that began to infuriate players, but we now have an official fix issued by EA!

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Let's get you up to speed on the revamped Franchise Mode and how to download the Franchise Mode fix in Madden 22.

UPDATED - Latest Scouting Update has arrived

The lastest Scouting Update has arrived and you can check it out in the below tweet.

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Fix for Franchise Mode is HERE!

We had hoped that a fix for some of the bugs in Franchise Mode would show up soon and they're finally here!

EA has put out a Title update that brings more NFL authenticity, but most importantly, fixes the outstanding issues with the game. A large chunk of the fixes is dedicated to Franchise Mode.

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The Franchise Mode tab in Madden 22
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DOWNLOAD NOW: Head to your platform and start the update for Madden 22

Here are some of the fixes you can expect to experience in Franchise Mode after you download:

  • Fixed issue where Coordinators could be poached in Super Bowl week
  • Fixed an issue with the Next Gen Stats tab of the Player Card
  • Fixed issue with News for Offseason Stories
  • Fixed an issue where auto-generated Snapshots weren’t being taken after games
  • Fixed issue where backing out of sending an Online Franchise invite resulted in visual issues in the Members screen
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To check out all the new updates that you can download now in Franchise Mode, head here!

Madden 22 Franchise Mode

With #FixMaddenFranchise having seen major periods trending on Twitter, it remains one of the most beloved and criticized parts of the Madden series.

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OVERTIME: Franchise Mode continues to see new updates

New Features

EA revealed that coaching and staff management, scouting improvements, new scenario engine enhancements, a new team chemistry system, and commissioner tools improvements are all coming in Madden 22.

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IT'S GOOD?: Madden 22 Franchise Mode will feature new features at launch and post-launch updates

"We will deliver many top requested Franchise features, including staff management and a new skill tree progression system, deeper weekly game strategy and a revamped scenario engine at launch. Madden NFL 22 is a Live Service, and we view Franchise as a live service mode, so updates to Franchise and the game overall will continue throughout the season, with our first live service update in September targeting to release one of the top requested features, Player Scouting. Look for more details on post-launch updates later in the summer," said Madden 22 producer Reggie Sami.

Here's what we know so far.

READ MORE: Madden 22 Face of the Franchise brings a whole new story

Coaching Staff, Coordinators, Talent Trees & more

Madden 22 Franchise Mode has a new system for the coaching staff that adds a ton of depth to building out your team on and off the field.

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Madden 22 franchise mode features coordinators coaches talent trees press conferences strategy
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SUBTLE: The new Madden 22 gameplay trailer has some hidden images of Franchise Mode improvements

This includes hiring coordinators and improving them over time with talent trees letting you grow your internal support staff as you grow your team.

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Press Conferences

Madden 22 Franchise Mode also saw the introduction of press conferences, where players can choose between answer options, and these will have an effect on the organization around you.

Weekly Strategy

Madden 22 Franchise Mode features some new improvements to your weekly strategic planning. This includes utilizing the new coordinators, workload management to avoid fatigue and injury, and game planning before and even during games!

That's not all, there is going to be plenty of post launch support scheduled for Madden 22, including new updates to trade logic and scouting.

READ MORE: Madden 22 Editions: Pre Order Now, MVP Edition, Dynasty Edition & more

Staff Points bring depth to Franchise Mode

It seems as if EA has been listening to the players and brought more depth to the Franchise Mode of Madden 22. This was a tweet released by Madden 22 to help players get adjusted to using Staff Points.

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Needless to say, we have a lot more players that are happy with the Madden 22 Franchise Mode than last year.

Deep Dive reveals more about Franchise

Several details were released when Madden 22 was made official, they also dropped a deep dive video before the release looking specifically at Franchise Mode.

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This reveal went in-depth on a series of new features, including Staff Management and Weekly Strategy.

We've got more details here with what we've learned about Franchise in Madden 22.

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Madden 22 Franchise Mode Post-Launch Updates

EA have revealed that there will be three post launch Madden 22 Franchise Mode updates.

The first will focus around Scouting, and during an open Q&A with the development team, it was revealed to us that another will focus on Trade Logic, something that was improved with a post launch update in Madden 21 as well.