09 Sep 2021 2:51 PM +00:00

Madden 22 Trial: Free to play all weekend for NFL Kickoff

While the Madden 22 trial had some hiccups at first, you can still try out the title before making the decision to purchase.

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With a free to play weekend now in the cards, here's everything you need to know about the Madden 22 trial and how to get a glimpse at this year's game.

Latest - Free to play for NFL Kickoff weekend

With the NFL season set to kickoff with Thursday Night Football into the weekend, EA Sports has announced that Madden 22 will temporarily be free to play!

They've relaunched the trial, and you have another chance to test out the game and see what thigns are like.

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The trial will keep Madden 22 free to play from September 9, 2021 all the way to 11:59pm PT on September 12, 2021.

We've got more details here on the free to play trial and whether it's worth spending some time in Madden 22 to experience the game yourself.

EA Play Trial with 10-hour Gameplay Demo

As has become standard in recent years, Madden 22 has an EA Play Trial that offers up to 10 hours of gameplay in any of the title's game modes.

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Madden 22 EA Play Trial Demo Early Access
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The EA Play Trial will only be available to EA Play subscribers, and it was initially released on August 12, 2021, prior to the release date for Madden 22.

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Community Playtest (Closed Beta)

Madden 22 hosted a Community Playtest (Closed Beta), but unfortunately it has concluded and there is no way to sign up at this time.

However, we were lucky enough to be one of the select few that tested the Madden 22 beta, giving us an early look at an unfinished build that included many of this year's new features.

You can view our full beta review here to see how things like Dynamic Gameday and the upgraded Franchise Mode felt during the Community Playtest.

Madden 22 Reveal Trailer

It is here! Take a look at what is to come from Madden 22.

Following the initial reveal trailer, we've also gotten more looks at the game via All-Access as either Deep Dives or more trailers.

You can find more here about all of the Madden 22 videos that have been released so far.

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Release Date & Pre Order Early Access

We know that the official release date for Madden 22 is August 20, 2021, but there were a few ways to start playing even earlier.

If you chose to pre order the MVP Edition or Dynasty Edition of the game, you got Early Access and could start playing as soon as August 17, 2021.

You can buy now by clicking the links below:

Amazon

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Best Buy

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Microsoft Store