‘Madden NFL 23’ Launch Time, Download Size and Pre-Order Bonuses
A new season of Madden NFL is almost there. It is perhaps easy to assume that Madden NFL 23 is just the same game with a different number, but it’s different this year. It’s supposed to be a total refresh for the series.
Heck, John Madden is on the cover of the game for the first time in 20 years. He is even available as a trainer in the game. Reverse previously wrote about how shots, passes and rushes have improved with new Fieldsense features. Now it’s up to the public to judge for themselves. Here’s what you need to know about the Madden NFL 23 launch.
When is the Madden NFL 23 release time?
Madden NFL 23 launching globally at 12 p.m. local time on August 19.
We haven’t confirmed a way to preload on PC or PlayStation. According RealSport101, you can preload on Xbox using the mobile app without even preordering. Just make sure your console allows you to download from the mobile app and click “Download to Console” in the Xbox Store to preload the game. It should be ready to play at midnight on launch day.
What is the Madden NFL 23 file size?
Madden NFL 23 has a file size of around 50 GB across all of its platforms.
Steam recommends at least 50 GB of free space to download the game for PC. Meanwhile, Xbox believes that Madden NFL 23 will need 46.16 GB for its consoles. It is optimized for the Xbox Series X|S but also available for its last generation counterpart.
Madden NFL 23 is also available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. However, PlayStation does not list its file size on its website. It will probably be around 50 GB depending on PC and Xbox sizes.
Do Madden NFL 23 do you have any pre-order bonuses?
Yes! All Madden NFL 23 pre-orders come with these bonuses:
- Choice of 2 elite players (1 offensive and 1 defensive)
- All Madden Equipment
- Madden Policy Object
You can also purchase the more expensive All-Madden Edition for early access. Those who pre-ordered the Madden NFL 23 All-Madden Edition can play since August 16. If you decide you absolutely need mad now you can always pre-order before the release date and play today.
If you have Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or EA Play, you also get early access to Madden NFL 23 as a 10 hour free trial. It’s not a launch title, but hey, at least you can still play.
Madden NFL 23 is available for PC, PlayStation and Xbox consoles on August 19, 2022.