While Madden NFL used to be the mainstay of Nintendo platforms, the series has not been available on its consoles for the past decade. According to a recent job listing at EA, however, that may finally be changing.
EA's football simulation series is selling well, despite criticism from a huge section of its players. The most recent edition, Madden NFL 21, drew heavy complaints from players, and earned the game an egregiously low Metacritic score. The title's glitched physics, numerous bugs with gameplay, and a general lack of polish at launch led it to be listed as one of the most disappointing games of 2020. fans at one point getting the hashtag NFLDropEA to become a popular topic on Twitter.
Doctre81 on YouTube found out that the Madden NFL franchise is returning to Nintendo. He came across the job description for "Online Software Engineer (C++ -- Madden" that runs up to November of 2020. On further investigation there is a section of the job description requires two years' experience working with "Microsoft, Sony or Nintendo game consoles." Although this might not be too much to go off of, past similar job advertisements at EA haven't mentioned Nintendo in the criteria. Madden NFL 13 on Wii U was the last time that the series was present on any Nintendo platform. In the year 2018, madden 22 mut coins has stated they don't have plans to bring the series to the Nintendo Switch but the company giant is now changing its position with the hybrid system.