To be sure, the game plays just fine, and all told, it's a solid game of football.
For one thing, the latest version is required for setting up a franchise or playing online.
Madden NFL 08 is an American football video game based on the NFL that was published by EA Sports and developed by EA Tiburon.
It was the 19th installment in the Madden NFL video game franchise.
Features of the new animation system include mid-air collisions, big-time, one-handed catches, hurdles, sideline catches and gang tackling.
Madden 08 brings back some features for its online play; for example, there will be a return of Season Mode and tournaments held online.