Franchise saves are included because they can be more heavily updated without doing mods to your game.In addition, the roster file will crash in Madden 08 if you try to start a franchise, so this is a workaround and improvement!
"Madden NFL 12" is scheduled to be released in about a month, but video games are often finalized months before they hit store shelves.
Does that mean anyone who buys "Madden" will be playing with out-of-date rosters from before the lockout was even settled?
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The roster update reflecting performances through the 13th week of the season is now available to download in Madden NFL 18.
"Our ratings people and our roster guys are going to be really, really busy," he said.
"Day one, anybody with an online connection is going to have all these moves and up-to-date rosters.
Update your game, save it to your hard drive, and bring it home. " Certainly, fans who are just thrilled to have an NFL season will consider updated rosters the cherry on top.
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Thankfully, fans needn't concern themselves with such a horrible scenario (at least for another 10 years), as NFL owners and the NFL Players Association came to an agreement to end a months-long standoff that might have canceled the 2011-2012 season.