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How To Join Madden 23 Early Access Period - EA Play

Madden season is officially set to kick off and players can now jump into all the action! Here's how to join the Madden 23 Early Access period.
How To Join Madden 23 Early Access Period - EA Play

We're inching closer and closer to the highly anticipated Summer release of Madden 23, and players around the world are buzzing with excitement. This year's title will mark the first game in the iconic football series since the death of the legend, John Madden, and many fans are hopeful that developers EA Sports will pull out all the stops to make this a top-tier title.

The release date is only days away, but there's a chance for select players to jump into all the action ahead of the official release date. If you're a Madden-head searching for a pre-run of the new title, follow along with our guide here detailing how to join the Madden 23 Early Access period.

Madden 23 - All Madden Edition and Early Access

Madden 23 All Madden Edition Pre Order
Pre-ordering the Madden 23 All Madden Edition will unlock a host of in-game content to jumpstart your gridiron experience. (Picture: EA Sports)

Madden 23 will be available in two separate editions, which are priced differently and provide various unlocks accordingly. For players looking to get a head start in Ultimate Team or any other game mode, you'll want to check out the All Madden Edition as it provides Madden Points, Ultimate Team packs, and more upon purchase.

In addition to in-game rewards for a leg up on the competition, the Madden 23 All Madden edition provides players with entry to the Early Access period, in which they will be able to play Madden 23 up to 3 days ahead of its official release.

How to get Early Access to Madden 23 - EA Play

Madden 23 Derrick Henry Stiff Arm
Start running over your opponents ahead of schedule with the Madden 23 Early Access period. (Picture: EA Sports)

In order to unlock Early Access for Madden 23, players will need an active EA Play subscription. EA Play is the game developers' subscription service that offers a host of titles available for download with frequent updates and changes to the library.

EA Play costs $4.99/month for a subscription, but first-time subscribers are usually offered a free-trial period, which can later be canceled before the first payment.

Here are the steps to follow to get Early Access to Madden 23:

  1. Subscribe/Sign Up for an EA Play Subscription.
  2. Open the store for your gaming platform of choice.
  3. Search for Madden 23 and select the All Madden Edition.
  4. Purchase the All Madden Edition and begin your download.
  5. When your game is ready to play, you will be prompted to enter your Early Access trial period, enjoy!

Do note that the Early Access period only provides 10 hours of gameplay ahead of the official release date on 19th August.

That's everything you'll need to know regarding how to get Early Access to Madden 23.

Make sure to check out the rest of our Madden section for all the best game guides, roster update information, and much more.

 

Featured image courtesy of EA Sports.