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Madden 20 Superstar X-Factor Abilities Explained

EA Sports announced more details around Superstar X-Factor in Madden 20 earlier today.

Adding in these special capabilities is a bold strategy that could either work out really well but could also risk fan backlash.

The main purpose of “Superstar X-Factor” is to make stars feel like stars in game. The “X-Factor” group will be comprised of 50 players that are the absolute best in the league. The “Superstar” group will have more players in it and will be fluid throughout the year.

These abilities will be available throughout all game modes including Ultimate Team, Franchise and Regs.

One good example of how this will all be implemented is, Madden 20 cover star Patrick Mahomes. This is what his attributes will look like.

Zone Ability

  • Bazooka – When in the zone, increase maximum pass distance
    • Objective: Complete a TBD-number of passes over 30-yards
    • Knock-Out: Interception or sack

Superstar Abilities

  • No Look Deadeye – Perfect passing accuracy on cross-body throws
  • Escape Artist – Elite speed and agility when scrambling on passing plays
  • Dashing Deadeye – Perfect passing accuracy when throwing on the run
  • Red Zone Deadeye – Perfect passing accuracy when throwing inside the red zone

Are you excited about superstar abilities in Madden 20? Let us know in the comments below.

Next up: Learn how playbooks will be overhauled in Madden 20!

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5 years ago

Looks like some more EA nonsense

5 years ago

Hopefully someone here can answer this question because i’ve seen alot of conflicting information. There was a mention either in an EA stream or on one of their blogs that said basically “players are allowed to choose 3 players on offense and 3 players on defense to have active abilities”…. is that strictly for the “x-factor” abilities, or does that also include the “superstar” abilities. It would make absolutely 100% sense that x-factor abilities were to be limited, but it would be some BS if superstar abilities were also limited.

4 years ago

Does anyone know why we can’t have all our x-factors in the game to get activated? I got 8 on my team but only 6 of them may get activated in the game…What about the others? Would like to use more than my 6.

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