Madden 23's first 99 Club member has been revealed, with 49ers OT Trent Williams the first to enter the elite pool of players.
There will be plenty more to come, but Williams is the first of the new season and was understandably thrilled to become a 99 Club member.
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Williams was revealed as the first 99-rated player in Madden 23 on Twitter via Adrian Peterson, who welcomed him to the club as a former member himself.
The San Francisco 49ers Offensive Tackle is also the first-ever O-lineman in NFL history to be added to the esteemed group of players.
The likes of Pat Mahomes and Travis Kelce featured among the five 99-rated players in Madden 22, so Williams truly is in good company.
Madden 23 99 Club
Mahomes is expected back in the club this year, although Kelce may miss out.
Rams pair Cooper Kupp and Aaron Donald could feature having dominated last season.
Steelers LB TJ Watt and Browns' DE Myles Garrett could complete a strong list in Madden 23.
With Madden 23 Ultimate Team quickly approaching, our first look at the game mode came with the latest Gridiron Notes.
Now, the paragraph on MUT 23 wasn't very long, but we did see a small portion on the MUT Champions. We'll attach the full debriefing from EA below.
Here's the full release of Madden 23 Ultimate Team from the Gridiron Notes by EA on June 2, 2022.
"Develop your dream fantasy roster of current NFL superstars, Hall of Fame legends, and more. Always have something to play for with the first-ever Field Pass challenge and reward tracker in Madden Ultimate Team™. Play to earn MUT Champions entry tokens and choose to compete at your convenience. Simplified Set building lets you navigate your content binder more effectively so you can focus on improving your Ultimate Team roster all season."
Now, one thing that will make a big difference in MUT 23 is FieldSENSE, a massive gameplay overhaul that is exclusive to next gen systems.
Madden 23 Release Date
The release date of Madden 23 is set for Friday, August 19, 2022.
The good news is that placing a pre order could get you three days of early access. However, this is only available on the All Madden Edition.
Here are the rewards for placing a pre order on the Madden 23 Standard Edition:
- Choice of 2 Elite Players (1 Offensive & 1 Defensive) in Madden 23 Ultimate Team
- All Madden Gear to use in Madden 23 Ultimate Team and The Yard
- Madden Strategy Item in Madden 23 Ultimate Team