Free Madden 16 PS4/Xbox One Update Makes Players Look More Lifelike

Eric Weddle finally gets his beard thanks to player likeness update on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


EA Sports has released a free player likeness update for Madden NFL 16, changing the looks of more than 180 players in the pro football game. The update actually arrived yesterday, September 10, to coincide with the NFL season-opener between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers.

The patch, available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One (there was no mention of Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3), updates players' faces to look more true-to-life. In the case of San Diego Chargers free safety Eric Weddle, the changes are dramatic, as he now has the epic beard he sports in real life.

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Click through the images in the gallery above to see some comparison shots for a dozen players. The full list of 188 players whose likenesses have changed is available here.

The player likeness update is available through the download links below.

Madden NFL 16 welcomed its first major title update this week. It makes various improvements and tweaks, and also fixes some general gameplay bugs and more. Get the full patch notes here.

GameSpot's Madden NFL 16 review scored the game 8/10. For more on the game's critical reception, check out this roundup of review scores and editor opinions.

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