EA has announced that this years iteration of Madden will not be called Madden 14, instead it will be Madden 25 to commemorate the series’ 25 year history.

“There’s no better way to celebrate and mark the culmination of 25 years of innovation than by naming this year’s game Madden NFL 25,” said Cam Weber of EA Sports. “This year’s game will push the boundaries with gameplay and feature innovations that will lay a very strong foundation for the next 25 years of this storied franchise.”

A playoff style series will be held to crown the cover athlete for Madden 25 and will be across all ESPN media, with “32 all-time NFL greats will go head-to-head against one another, as will 32 modern NFL superstars,” the two left will face off in the final bracket.

Madden 25 will be out for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and a hell of an amount of other platforms on August 27th.

Source: VG247