Madden NFL 22 feature

EA is not offering Madden NFL 22 Next-Gen on PC because it’s an afterthought

Yesterday, we informed you about the PC version of Madden NFL 22 being based on the old-gen version. And, according to EA Sports, the development team is too focused on the next-gen consoles and cannot upgrade the PC version right now.

In short, the PC version is an afterthought and nothing more. EA claims that it’s exploring the possibility of bringing the next-gen version on PC. However, its development team is currently working primarily on the next-gen consoles.

As EA Sports told SportsGamersOnline:

“It’s something being explored for the future. We’re still early in the transition to next-gen and right now the team is focused on making the best, quality experience on new consoles before looking to upgrade other platforms.”

Now keep in mind that we’re talking about one of the biggest gaming publishers. So yeah, it’s a bit ironic that the team that is working on a franchise that can generate over $4 billion cannot invest some resources in order to port the next-gen version to PC.

So, in Madden NFL 22 the dev team cannot allocate enough resources to port the next-gen version to PC. In FIFA 21, the other EA Sports team does not want to raise the game’s PC requirements.

All in all, don’t expect to be playing next-gen sports games this year on PC. And yeah, I’m almost certain that the PC version of FIFA 22 will be also the old-gen version!

John Papadopoulos

John is the founder and Editor in Chief at DSOGaming. He is a PC gaming fan and highly supports the modding and indie communities. Before creating DSOGaming, John worked on numerous gaming websites. While he is a die-hard PC gamer, his gaming roots can be found on consoles. John loved - and still does - the 16-bit consoles, and considers SNES to be one of the best consoles. Still, the PC platform won him over consoles. That was mainly due to 3DFX and its iconic dedicated 3D accelerator graphics card, Voodoo 2. John has also written a higher degree thesis on the "The Evolution of PC graphics cards." Contact: Email