Madden 22 Ultimate Team: MUT 22 Playoffs Release 1, TOTY Details Revealed

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Madden 22 Ultimate Team is hitting the new year hard with the massive TOTY promo following up on the newly revealed Playoffs promo.

Here's all the latest MUT 22 news and what fans can expect from the Playoffs promo as well as Team of the Year, which will be decided by community votes for the first time this year!

LATEST - MUT 22 Playoffs Promo Revealed

Madden 22 Ultimate Team is celebrating some fantastic postseason NFL action with a stacked Playoffs promo. This promo includes 3 groups of new releases led by two Champions, an LTD, Heroes, Elites, and more.

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CROWN JEWEL: Unitas is a fantastic versatile QB with dangerous potential

Courtesy of the MCS Wildcard stream, we now know what the Playoffs promo has in store in MUT 22.

The card everyone will be gunning for is a new Johnny Unitas LTD. Unitas will rock a 97 OVR rating with a whopping 96 Throwing Power and 96 Passing Accuracy.

While this new MUT 22 LTD stole the show in the Playoffs Release 1 reveal, it's far from the only new addition. Check out all of the new content in the Madden 22 Ultimate Team Playoffs promo here!

READ MORE: Madden 22 Ratings: Kupp and Prescott Rise in Final Regular Season Roster Update

MUT 22 Team of the Year

It's almost time to decide the Madden 22 Team of the Year, and this time around fans will get to pick which players will receive new MUT 22 cards!

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PLAYER OF THE YEAR: TJ Watt got the nod last year in MUT 21

Fans can vote in the Madden 22 Team of the Year race beginning at 7pm EST on Friday, January 14th, and will run until Sunday, January 16th.

Madden 22 Release Date

Madden 22 was released on August 20, 2021, with some players being able to play as early as August 17 with Early Access.

Madden 22 was released on the same platforms as Madden 21, which included PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Stadia.

The official reveal trailer seen above featured our first look at the actual gameplay of Madden 22 and shined the spotlight on cover athletes Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes.

Players who pre ordered the MVP Edition or Dynasty Edition of Madden 22 should make sure to claim their Ultimate Team rewards, which you can find more details about here.

Promos, Challenges, Missions, and Packs

We're still working through MUT 22, but most of the mechanics of these pieces returned in a similar or identical fashion.

We're still seeing unique promos and programs like MUT Heroes and MUT Legends in the game and we'll keep you updated each time another one is added.

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GOLDEN TICKET: This promo is just one of many that could return

Challenges and Missions made a return, and we should see updates that make them more fresh and exciting for players.

Promos & Programs

One of the first big questions going into MUT 22 will be what the first promo chosen for Madden 22 Ultimate Team ends up being, which is often also called programs.

Madden has used tons of different promo themes in the past several years, and here are just a few we expected to return for MUT 22:

  • Autumn Blast
  • Bo Knows Best
  • Campus Heroes
  • Captains
  • Ghosts of Madden
  • Golden Ticket
  • Heavyweights
  • MUT Heroes
  • MUT Master
  • Out of Position (OOP)
  • Power Up
  • Rivalz
  • Snow Beasts
  • Sugar Rush
  • Veterans
  • Zero Chill

Challenges & Missions

One of the earliest things you'll have to take on in MUT 22 is starting challenges, which served as a test of skills and also partly as a tutorial in MUT 21.

After you get through the starting challenges, you'll take on others which often include recreating classic moments or performing in a specific preset scenario.

By comparison, missions tend to be made up of other tasks like collecting certain kinds of players or doing certain tasks in games that will lead you to a final reward for the mission.

MUT 22 Packs

The bedrock of Ultimate Team are packs, and we're sure to see plenty of new and returning types of packs in MUT 22.

Packs become the primary way you earn new cards and content for Madden Ultimate Team, and that doesn't change in Madden 22.

You can purchase in-game currency to buy packs with real-world money, but you can also use training, points, or coins earned in MUT to purchase packs.

MUT 22 Beginner's Guide

Madden 22 Ultimate Team (MUT 22) allows you to build a squad with both the stars of the current game and the legendary players of yesteryear.

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MORE TO COME: Ultimate Team will continue to evolve in the coming weeks

You will go undertake a series of challenges, often aiming to receive packs with new cards to further expand and upgrade your Ultimate Team.

You can choose to focus on building the best team full of players from your favorite franchise, known as Theme Teams, or go fully competitive and build a monster squad to take on others online.

Build a strong MUT 22 team for FREE!

Looking to build the best Madden Ultimate Team, but want to avoid spending a ton of money on it? Great news, you can do it by going "No Money Spent", which a ton of players are now doing.

This is an easy, albeit time-consuming, way to build a strong MUT 22 team. The truth is, it can be a lot more fun playing this way because it encourages you to complete challenges.

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ELITES: Don't believe you'll have to pay for Elite players in Madden Ultimate Team

You can land elite level players in Madden 22 without spending any money. We were able to get both A.J. Brown and Ezekiel Elliot by just opening free packs!

For an in-depth look at how you can build a free or "NMS" Madden Ultimate Team, head here!

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