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No NCAA Football 13 Draft Class Import in Madden 13

One of the little pieces of information that is causing uproar within parts of the Madden community is that there will not be a way of importing draft classes from this year’s college football game, NCAA Football 13 to Madden NFL 13.  This mean’s players like Matt Barkley, Montee Ball, and The Honeybadger will not be playable in Madden 13.  Also you will not be able to import and continue the career of your Road to Glory player in Madden 13.

You will instead be forced to play with the cpu generated random rookie draft classes.  It appears that since this is the first year of connected careers mode, there is some sort of incompatibility between the newest game mode and importing players from NCAA Football 13.  Hopefully this feature comes back for Madden 14.

What do you think?  Is this something you feel strongly about or do you not care too much?  Let us know in the comments section below or in our forum.

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  1. You have to be kidding me…
    I thought this was it. I thought this would be the Madden that would re-establish the beauty in a football game. Guess I was wrong… I have to stop getting my hopes up when EA makes games.
    That was the only reason I played Franchise mode. Because it brought the reality in a virtual game. It made me look foward to the offseason.
    Can’t wait to play against Jim LillyPad and Harold Strokesnuts. -.-

  2. Well i Was gonna buy it but now imnot because i was looking forward to continuing my NCAA13 RTG into the pro realm

    1. I know how you feel all the hours spent in you road to glory and all the great achievements you’ve made will just go to waste this is such bullshit man

    2. This is bullshit! I have loved that feature for years. If I would’ve known this I would’ve never bought college13. Why would they take that away? Makes no sense.

  3. For every step forward that ea’s football games to take forward they always take one or two back with dropped features ( that were previously in) like this:

    in game save feature (for long real games like the nba2k series), create play feature, there always has to be an update for field degradation, keeping the same play but doing a formation audible, easily/quickly changing individual corners/safeties shading/responsibilities etc, more time for adjustments at the line, and there are some other things.

    Thank goodness after buying madden since like ’91 for the revelation of Gamefly for me 2011 so I haven’t bought either game since 2010 yet, i have played them all. I feel that’s what the game is worth. And thanks for the recent court ruling. Let’s hope to see some new competitors like we used to have. That’s where all the best ideas and growth come from.

  4. This is the stupidest thing they could have done…dis one reason everybody bought both ncaa and madden ea probably will lose out on a lot of fans/money because of this stupidity

    1. yes they will. I just finished my RTG on NCAA 13 expecting to go on w/ madden 13. I just found out that I cant

      1. if i had known this there is NO WAY i would have bought BOTH…. probably would not have bought EITHER… BIG…. no wait GIGANTIC TITANIC MISTAKE EA… WOW!! i was actually FINALLY EXCITED to play xbox again (after a good year or two layoff!!)

        AGAIN JUST WOW…… WOW… THAT DIFFICULT AY??!??!!!???!!!

        1. i also think i may have spent my Microsoft points differently if i had known this but i was just browsing through and saw a complaint on a search preview…. sigh

          i know there are truly terrible problems in the world.. this is not one of them… but for an escape every couple days for a couple hours (for me, i know others vary) this is just ridiculous.. i usually try to be accurate with records etc the first season of the game and then continue… just sad

  5. I wish I would have known this B4 I spent my HARD EARNED $60 on NCAA Football 13!!! & I’m seriously am think’n about saying f*ck Madden 13 as well. If I don’t buy Madden I won’t be buying either 1 ever again till Imported Draft Classes Return!!!

    1. I bought both and just found out… WHAT THE HELL!! Is what I’m sayin

    2. Me 2 as soon as I found out I sold my copy of NCAA Football 13 on ebay and I will not buy it again until they bring back imported draft classes

  6. That is complete bullshit!!!!!! Fuck EA sports ill never buy another madden again. Stick to madden 12 and NCAA 12/13 i guess. What a fucking Joke

  7. Well thanx for that info cuz now I wont be buying madden 13. That was really the real reason I bought both games. Now its only NCAA that ill buy. U drpped the ball EA….

    1. Wow- i was going to buy it too. not now- thank god i read this

  8. The Imported Draft Class is the best feature of Madden which is the main reasons I played NCAA or Madden. I personally think the NCAA games are way better than Madden so I will continue to play them but I hope EA realizes they will be losing a lot of fans & money from Madden 13. Very stupid idea to get rid of Importing Draft Classes or RTG. People love to see where their draft class players pan out in the NFL. Makes franchise mode more exciting.

  9. This some bogerdashhhh! Well i guess it ll be a online only year! Since they cant put individual probowl helmets on the game it just gives me another reason not to run a season. I ve never seen a game go in reverse like madden??? Wtf

  10. Man, this is very disappointing, I created like 15 players, friends, family, and fictional just to see where they get drafted in Madden, makes the experience that much more enjoyable, especially since Madden’s game play blows year after year,,, bring back nfl2k ur a joke EA sports! Suck it!