Electronic Arts Inc. announced on March 27th that Madden NFL ‘09 will be available in stores across North America on August 12. Additionally, a special collector's edition will be released that bundles both Madden NFL ‘09 and the all-new NFL Head Coach ’09 together which will cost $89.99 retail.
"The Madden NFL franchise has a rich history, and we're proud to be celebrating it with this definitive video game package," says Peter Moore, president of EA SPORTS. "Featuring two deep and innovative new standalone games, as well as a host of exclusive bonus content, the Madden NFL ‘09 20th Anniversary Collector's Edition is the ultimate interactive offering for both long-time Madden NFL fans and anyone who enjoys football on Sundays. I can't think of a better way to get your NFL fix than to enjoy everything that's unique about both Madden NFL ‘09 and NFL Head Coach ‘09, and then connecting and sharing content from both." Check out the NFL Head Coach ’09 details from the press release:
NFL Head Coach ‘09 provides the complete NFL coaching experience, offering a variety of different ways to control an NFL franchise, on and off the field, in-season and off-season. With strategic game-planning features, NFL Head Coach ‘09 places gamers in the coach's seat by allowing gamers to comprehensively scout the opponent, build custom playbooks, and develop a team that will adapt to the philosophy and system of an NFL franchise.
EA Gives Official Release Date for Madden '09