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14 New Formations and 300 New Plays Added To Madden 22

13 new offensive formations and 1 new defensive formation will be in Madden 22. Those that had a chance to participate in the Madden 22 beta noted that even with these new additions, playbooks still felt really stale.

That being said, new plays and formations are always a welcome addition to any Madden game.

Here’s a quick look at them:

  • Gun Bunch Y-Flex (TE aligned in a tight split opposite the bunch receivers)
  • Gun Empty Quads
  • Gun Normal Y Off
  • Gun Normal Y Off Close
  • Gun Normal Y Off Wk
  • Gun Open Flex Wk
  • Gun Tight Y Off
  • Gun Tight Y Off Wk
  • Gun Wing HB Wk
  • Pistol Open Flex Close
  • Singleback Deuce Y-Flex (Makes a return to the game)
  • Singleback Bunch X Nasty
  • Strong Jumbo (Goal line look with the Fullback aligned strong in the backfield)
  • Nickel 1-5-5 Double A Gap

Some of the formations with the most early potential are Gun Bunch Y-Flex, Gun Empty Quads, Gun Normal Y Off Close, Gun Tight Y Off, and Singleback Deuce Y-Flex.

Which formation are you most excited to try out in Madden 22? Sound off in the comments!

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2 years ago

Finally Normal Y Off is in a playbook outside of spread. Sad there’s not more new formations, but we’ll take it!

Last edited 2 years ago by Troy
Monquence Goodwin
Monquence Goodwin
2 years ago

We need more near and far sets speaded out. More trips te spreader out. Defensively, we need more Nickle 3-3-5 Normal. And a defense called QB Trap in the Quarters Normal from earlier versions of Madden.