Patch Notes

Madden 21 Update 1.24 Patch Notes for PS4 and Xbox One


A new Madden 21 update 1.24 is now available for download on PS4 and Xbox One. The official Madden 21 1.24 patch notes are also released. the latest update addressed issues related to MUT, Franchise, and gameplay. Additionally, Madden NFL 21 version 1.24 also includes general gameplay optimizations.

Previously, an update added various quality of life fixes. Unfortunately, since the last patch, players are experiencing several issues with the game. Today’s Madden 21 patch 1.24 will fix a few of these issues.

Read more details here.


Madden 21 1.24 Patch Notes

Key Highlights:

  • In Competitive only, only players with the ‘Reach For It’ ability will trigger certain reaches
  • Fixed blitz’s with Nickel Corners in Contain
  • Fine-tuned deep-zone defenders in Cover 3
  • Tuned the distance-based receiver abilities vs. Man-Coverage
  • Addressed Man-Coverage issues with RPOs and Receiver motion
  • Fixed frequency of defenders doing QB Slide avoidance

Gameplay Updates:

  • Fixed an issue causing the tight end to stay in his 3-point stance after being motioned to the slot on running plays out of the Gun Doubles formation.

Fixed a visual issue allowing the in-game indicators to remain visible during the entire play when using the ‘Blitz Radar’ and ‘Threat Detector’ abilities.

Fixed an issue causing the QB’s arm to get caught on the pulling guard when throwing the ball early on I-Form Slot Flex Power Alert Smoke.

Tuning to the distance-based receiver abilities so the Receivers to increase the receiver’s win-chance on the cut vs. man-coverage defenders without a counter-ability, as long the cut is performed in the designated area of the field.


Fixed an issue sometimes causing cornerbacks to instantly rush the passer when playing man-coverage on RPO Screen plays.

Tuning to outside deep-zone defenders in Cover 3 to improve the timing of the drop to get to the appropriate coverage depth when aligned over an outside receiver running a short route (Drag, Smoke Screen, etc.). This adjustment will allow them to get deeper and play any deep routes coming from the slot.

Fixed an exploit allowing the offensive user to manipulate a man-coverage defender by using motion directly after a hot-route.


Fixed an issue causing defenders to trigger avoidance animations any time any ball carrier would dive.

  • Fixed an issue allowing an exploit blitz with nickel corners in the contain assignment. New logic and movement has been implemented for pass blockers to better react to this exploit blitz which is most commonly run out of formations like Dime 1-4-6.
  • Tuning to pass-blocking logic to improve ‘blocking handoffs’ for left tackles when facing two rushers in the outside gap.
  • Addressed an issue related to broken stiff-arm tackles.
  • Fixed audio related issues
  • Fixed an issue related to star rewards.
  • Various UI improvements to increase legibility of text
  • General online stability improvements
  • Addressed various bugs and added tuning for Audio Stadium SFX.
  • Updated Helmet placement on multiple players.

Download free Madden 21 update 1.24 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.