Madden 17’s cover athlete leaks ahead of announcement (updated)

by Joshua Russo

Editor-In-Chief

 

At 3PM PST/6PM EST today the cover athlete for Madden 17 will be announced on ESPN. A leak on the Xbox Store has shown that New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski will grace the cover this year.


Electronic Arts commented on the leaked images saying they were not the game’s cover, but did not explicitly deny the Gronkowski was the cover athlete.

A Standard, Deluxe and Super Deluxe Editions were also seen on the store with descriptions of each editions extra features.

Super Deluxe Edition ($99.99)

Pre-order the Madden NFL 17 Super Deluxe Edition today and receive a one month EA Access trial as well as additional value including 30 Madden NFL Ranked tickets and up to 30 Madden NFL Ultimate Team All Pro Packs.*

*CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. SEE https://www.easports.com/madden-nfl/game-disclaimers FOR DETAILS. For a limited time pre-order Madden NFL 17 and receive a code for one month of EA Access*. The code for EA Access will be delivered to your Xbox message center in 7-10 days. This offer is available for a limited time only and you must redeem your EA Access code by September 9, 2016. You can redeem the code on your console or at xbox.com/redeemcode.

Deluxe Edition ($79.99)

Pre-order the Madden NFL 17 Deluxe Edition today and receive a one month EA Access trial as well as additional value including 30 Madden NFL Ranked tickets and up to 10 Madden NFL Ultimate Team All Pro Packs.*

*CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. SEE https://www.easports.com/madden-nfl/game-disclaimers FOR DETAILS. For a limited time pre-order Madden NFL 17 and receive a code for one month of EA Access*. The code for EA Access will be delivered to your Xbox message center in 7-10 days. This offer is available for a limited time only and you must redeem your EA Access code by September 9, 2016. You can redeem the code on your console or at xbox.com/redeemcode.

Standard Edition ($59.99)

Pre-order your copy today and receive a 1 month EA Access Trial as well as bonus content including nine Madden NFL Ranked tickets and up to seven Madden NFL Ultimate Team Pro Packs.*

*CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS APPLY. SEE https://www.easports.com/madden-nfl/game-disclaimers FOR DETAILS. For a limited time pre-order Madden NFL 17 and receive a code for one month of EA Access*. The code for EA Access will be delivered to your Xbox message center in 7-10 days. This offer is available for a limited time only and you must redeem your EA Access code by September 9, 2016. You can redeem the code on your console or at xbox.com/redeemcode.

Madden 17 will release August 23rd for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
UPDATE: The star of Madden 17 is Rob Gronkowski, officially announced during Sportscenter

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