Madden 23 Game Modes: All known features for Franchise, Career Mode, Ultimate Team & more

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Madden 23 is just a few short weeks away, and we've already learned about the various game modes players will be able to enjoy.

Here's everything we know so far about all the Madden 23 game modes and new features set to arrive this year.

Madden 23 Game Modes & New Features

All the spotlight this year has been trained on FieldSENSE, and this upgraded gameplay engine is massive for Madden 23.

However, the highlight comes with fine print as players that aren't on PS5 or Xbox Series X|S won't get to take advantage of this major improvement.

FieldSENSE completely revamps the gameplay system with new animations and branching systems that affect every aspect of Madden 23.

We got to put FieldSENSE to the test during the closed Madden 23 beta, and our first impressions were all very positive about how the changes help.

Madden 23 game modes
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More reveals going in-depth for each game mode are expected before launch, but here's what we've learned so far about each in the buildup to Madden 23.

Franchise Mode

While gameplay did shine, the beta brought less encouraging news about Franchise Mode with the new features really lacking compared to what many had hoped to see.

Franchise did get a new contract system with player motivations, but the absence of Create A Team and other key features continues to be an issue.

Face of the Franchise: The League (Career Mode)

If there's a shining star of Madden 23, it's likely to be Face of the Franchise: The League, what some fans are likely to refer to as Career Mode.

They've stripped away the collegiate layers from recent years and introduced several new features like weekly side activities.

We've got more details here about how Face of the Franchise: The League impressed us during the closed beta.

Face of the Franchise: The Yard

While we didn't get to try it out in the beta, it was clear that they've officially linked The Yard into Face of the Franchise even on the main menu for Madden 23.

With that integration in place, you'll be able to progress your avatar player in Career Mode with rewards you can use to buy gear and head to The Yard for the same backyard style challenges we saw last year.

Superstar KO

We've learned very little about Superstar KO in Madden 23, but we don't expect it'll be that different than it was in Madden 22.

Players will still be able to squad up in this online co-op eliminator mode with Superstar X-Factor abilities always turned on, and fans can expect unique stadiums as well as dynamic rules this year.

Madden Ultimate Team (MUT 23)


Last but certainly not least, we have the always controversial Madden Ultimate Team game mode returning once again.

MUT 23 did seem a bit more streamlined from our brief glimpse during the beta, but overall it looks about like what fans should expect from Ultimate Team.

Except tons of content drops around launch and throughout the season, and players who want the best advantage at launch may want to secure a pre order for one of the top editions of Madden 23.

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