Madden NFL 21 Update 1.25 Patch Notes | March 2021 Title Update

EA Sports has now released the latest Madden NFL 21 Update 1.25 today on March 4 and we have the complete list of patch notes for your reading pleasure. This patch brings another set of major changes that we have come to expect with each major Title Update for the Madden NFL 21 update.

You can now download and install this Madden NFL 21 Update 1.25 on the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and the PC. You will need to download around 706 MB on the PS4 for this patch, and this size will vary on other platforms. And for the full breakdown of this March 2021 Title Update, continue right after the jump.

Madden NFL 21 Update 1.25 Patch Notes

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Here are the official patch notes for Madden NFL 21 Update 1.25 that is now rolling out to all supported platforms of the game.

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Madden NFL 21 (Xbox Series X|S & PS5)

Key Highlights:

  • Fix for QB freezing in certain play formations
  • Fix for missing Pro Bowl active abilities
  • Various MUT UI fixes
  • Franchise updates to trade logic and player value
  • “League History” addition to Franchise 

Gameplay Updates:

  • Fixed an issue causing the QB to freeze after flipping Gun Split Close Play Action plays while also hot routing the HB.
  • Fixed an issue causing some QB’s to repeat their pre-play walk-to-line, getting set in the formation animation twice.
  • Fixed an issue preventing some abilities from being equipped for players on the Pro Bowl roster.
  • Fixed an incorrect route shown in the play-art for the play Gun Tight Doubles Zig Under.
  • Fixed an issue sometimes causing the receiver to run back toward the line instead of breaking out when running a zig route.
  • Fixed an issue with Hit Sticks not tracking properly for Abilities using Hit Stick accumulation for In the Zone criteria (e.g. Avalanche)

Madden Ultimate Team Updates:

  • Various UI Fixes

Franchise Updates:

  • NEW: Improvements to Trade Logic and Player Value
  • NEW: League History
    • Dev Note: For Madden NFL 21, League History will begin at the year of your Franchise when the update goes live and populate each year onward. Check out our deep dive on League History, Trade Logic and Player Value Gridiron Notes to learn more!
  • Fixed issue where “Backlash” ability was called “Pass Lead Elite”
  • Fixed naming of Seahawks stadium to Lumen Field (for new Franchises)

Dev Note: All updates also apply to Gen4 consoles.

Madden NFL 21 (Xbox One, PS4, PC, Stadia)

Key Highlights:

  • Fix for QB freezing in certain play formations
  • Fix for missing Pro Bowl active abilities
  • Fixed rusher logic in certain punting situations

Gameplay Updates:

  • Fixed an issue allowing punts to frequently get blocked by an AI-controlled rusher when lined up inside the 5-yard line. 
    • Dev Note: To address this issue, we tuned the logic of the rusher that was blocking the kick. The AI was timing the Dive perfectly and not in a situation where the player rushing the punter would layout and dive due to the blocker between him and the punter.
  • Fixed an issue causing the QB to freeze after flipping Gun Split Close Play Action plays while also hot routing the HB.
  • Fixed an issue causing some QB’s to repeat their pre-play walk-to-line, getting set in the formation animation twice.
  • Fixed an issue preventing some abilities from being equipped for players on the Pro Bowl roster.
  • Fixed an issue with Hit Sticks not tracking properly for Abilities using Hit Stick accumulation for In the Zone criteria (e.g. Avalanche)

This is it for the latest March 2021 Title update for the Madden NFL 21. We do not see any other change or addition in the game other than the ones mentioned above in the patch notes. If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section.

[via EA Sports]

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