Madden Suspected To Be Returning To Nintendo Hardware After Near Decade-long Hiatus In Recent Job Posting


Posted on March 24, 2021 by Nick Moreno

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For the general market that you expect to play EA Sports’ Madden NFL on, its mainstay consoles like Xbox & PlayStation that users anticipate to pick up the next game on. But if you remember in the back of your head that the football video game franchise was on Nintendo products before – you are not wrong. In actuality, it was not until 2012 that Electronic Arts decided to pull from Nintendo systems with the release of Madden NFL 13.

However, it is presumed that perhaps Electronic Arts is looking to fancy in bringing the series back to Nintendo with its latest success, Nintendo Switch. Last year, Electronic Arts pledged that the company would deliver on bringing major releases to Nintendo Switch, however, left out what the namely titles will be. But, we did witness the addition of Apex Legends this month, so there’s a sign.

But in a discovery from YouTuber Doctre81, he indicates that Electronic Arts is again showing interest in pursuing Nintendo with its latest job listing. For Madden specifically, the job posting asks for a candidate that is familiar with the general basis systems alongside Nintendo Switch.

“2+ years of experience working on Microsoft, Sony or Nintendo game consoles or other embedded systems,” one requirement for the Online Software Engineer job posting asks for. Atop of the most eye-opening, the posting also requires the possible hire that efficiency in C++ is a need alongside proficiency with network protocols and other related tools.

While it is presumed that this is potentially in preparation for the next Madden game – Madden NFL 22 – it is currently difficult to determine if that is likely or not. Perhaps, this plan will also apply to the recently established deal with the CLC to revive the college football video game series later on. You can read the full report by heading here.

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Source: Electronic Arts

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