Even though rumors were circulating on social media during the week, EA is still planning to announce two more updates for Madden 22's Franchise mode. The company reiterates what it claims to be its commitment to Madden as a live-streamed game.
In a new statement, EA Sports told IGN:
We do not like to comment on rumors or speculation. However, we're committed to continuing to enhance Franchise as feature of our Madden NFL 22 live service and beyond. The two updates are part of the Franchise updates that will be available in Madden NFL 22. We'll give more details on the updates in the new year.
The announcement follows a report by Sports Gamers Online that EA had decided to pull additional games with franchise-based modes in Madden 22. The report cites IGN's discussion with Madden 22 executive producer Seann Graddy. He said that Mut 22 coins the content roadmap for this year is "slightly less ambitious than years in the past" as the team is focusing on a few key areas rather than trying to introduce new content in the manner of Superstar KO, a well-received arcade mode released by Madden 20.
"I would say that [the plan is] likely madden 22 mut coins to be a little smaller than the previous ones because we're really focusing on a few core segments from Madden 22 and as well, getting started on Madden 23 in a big manner," Graddy said at the time. "So I will stand by what we've said for in the past couple of years"We're a living service and we'll continue to update our game but definitely not talking about a completely new mode."