Madden NFL 22 Jan 14 Title Update: Gameplay Tweaks and Bug Fixes

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Madden NFL 22 just got slightly better with a new Title Update, released a couple of days ago. Several bugs related to Franchise mode were squashed. The patch also made tweaks to gameplay, especially on Run Commit and RPO Peek Plays. Check out the patch details below.

PATCH NOTES (Xbox Series X|S and PS5)

Key Highlights:
  • Gameplay tuning around Run Commit and RPO Peek Plays
  • Various Franchise issues addressed
Gameplay Updates:
  • Addressed an issue when using Run Commit with 3 or fewer rushers on defense
  • Updated functionality of RPO Peek plays so the ball will be handed off automatically when the QB does not throw the ball within the provided window.
    • DEV NOTE: RPO Peek plays will now function like every other type of RPO play call, where the ball will be automatically handed off if the ball isn't thrown. Players will be unable to scramble with the QB now unless they call RPO Read plays.
  • Fixed a "Spike" Touchdown Celebration animation where the ball would be in the wrong hand, and the scoring player would do the spike with an empty hand.
  • Addressed an issue with the Film Study Ability where the opponent’s play art was not being displayed in online games after meeting the requirements
Franchise Updates:
  • Fixed an issue where scenarios were incorrectly awards a development trait upgrade even though they failed reaching the goal when simming
  • Fixed an issue where some scenarios were not tracking properly due to a bug with the stat type
  • Fixed an issue where users would rarely hit a soft lock in the Training Recap screen
  • Fixed an issue where users would occasionally soft-lock when exiting Franchise before the draft
  • Fixed an issue where users would soft lock after exiting a game
Madden ID Updates:
  • Minor Stability Updates

The patch notes for current and older platforms differ slightly. You can read both patch notes from the official site.

So what do you think? Are you interested in any of these changes? Have you been playing Madden NFL 22 recently? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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