Here's Your Guide to Some of the Modes and Features in EA Sports College Football 25

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Last week, Electronic Arts gave us a peek into what to expect when EA Sports College Football 25 official comes out. In particular, we got to take a look at some of the modes and features that players get to experience. Today we're going to discuss some of those.

College Gameplay

One of the things that players can look forward to in the game is CampusIQ. This is a suite of features which brings to life the true depth of college football across the wide open and fast-paced gameplay across all 134 FBS schools in all areas of the game. There's a range of player ratings that fluctuate throughout each game, team tiers, and in-game passing mechanics that's sure to bring a unique feel to the gameplay of college football.

Here are some of the key features of CampusIQ:

  • Wear & Tear System
    • As the hits add up, players wear down with the Wear & Tear System.
    • Manage the health of the players, limit their fatigue, assess the risk of injury, and avoid on-field mistakes.
      • Use strategic substitutions to make sure that the players are at their best when it counts the most.
  • Pre-Snap Recognition
    • Pre-Snap Recognition ensures that the decision behind each snap matter more.
    • Would you trust the high-skill seniors or risk the game and make use of the untested freshman?
      • Read the game and then read the players to make the right decision when the game is on the line.
  • Homefield Advantage
    • The homefield advantages are sure rattle rivals in college football's toughest places to play.
    • Test the squad's road game composure and confidence levels as they play through distractions like screen shaking, missing pre-play icons, and moving play art.

Iconic Atmospheres

Players can also expect to be immersed into the most iconic settings, stadiums and traditions of college football. Everything that makes up college football game days across all the 134 FBS universities, bowl games and the College Football Playoff come to life with this title. These include:

  • Pageantry & Traditions
    • Revel in the storied traditions that electrify college football stadiums every Saturday.
    • There's the unique team run-outs, rivalry rituals, synchronized crowd-chants, and loudness meters.
    • Experience as well as real game-day audio, fight songs and, mascots.
  • Commentary & Broadcast
    • Listen to the iconic voices of Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit as they call marquee matchups.
      • Rece Davis, Jesse Palmer, and David Pollack meanwhile take the mic for all other games.
    • Take in the sights and sounds around the stadium between plays with a dynamic picture-in-picture play-call system.

College Greatness

The game also sets a new standard when it comes to college football greatness. Whether players build their dream team of college football stars and legends, recruiting a winning roster, or even developing a coaching staff. Features include:

  • Dynasty
    • Create a coach and take control of a college football program.
    • Establish the coaching staff, then work to recruit the best talent either straight from high school or direct from the transfer portal.
    • Coaching archetypes and skill trees empower players to run the program their own way.
      • Vie for a spot in the new 12-team College Football Playoff
      • Create a college football program with customization tools on the Team Builder website.
  • Road To Glory
    • Live the life of a student-athlete with the created player and take home the Heisman as players build an unforgettable college football legacy.
    • Manage the weekly schedule, GPA, and even the image.
    • Earn Coach Trust to get more playing time or use the transfer portal to get the time and the glory you deserve.
  • Road to the College Football Playoff
    • Experience a new way to play competitively across consoles in the Road to the College Football Playoff.
    • Earn rank by upsetting the toughest opponents and securing the votes you need to progress and level up divisions.
    • Play all the way into the playoffs and battle for the National Championship.
  • College Football Ultimate Team
    • Build the dream team of college football stars and legends.
    • Play Solo Challenges or H2H Seasons to upgrade the squad and take on the toughest contests.
    • Players can test their skills across consoles in more competitive formats like College Football Ultimate Team Champs and Champs Gauntlet.

Pre-order of the game is now open, and you can learn more about it here. You can also learn who's going to be on the cover here.

EA Sports College Football 25 is launching on July 19. The game has players experience the explosive gameplay variety across the 134 FBS schools and be able to immerse themselves in the iconic atmospheres of college football. It's going to be available for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.

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