Madden NFL 20 is an based on the (NFL), developed by and published by . The latest installment in the long-running series, the game was released for , , and on August 2, 2019. It features quarterback as the cover athlete. Mahomes became the second player after to win a Super Bowl the same season they were on the Madden cover.
Madden NFL 20 features a new “personalized career campaign” known as QB 1, following the journey of a player-created college quarterback from their participation in the , to being drafted by an NFL team. Ten licensed college teams (, , , , , , , , , and ) from the , , , and , are available in this mode. The mode acts as an updated version of the “Superstar Mode”, where the player would take their custom player and control them throughout a career, which was featured from until its removal in .
In September 2019, introduced another mode called Superstar KO, as part of the game’s first “season”. In each round, each team plays a drive from their own 25-yard line to score a touchdown and a two-point conversion. If teams draw, the round is decided over a “tug-of-war”, where each team does three plays, and the team that advances furthest wins the round. After each round, the winner can draft a player from the rival’s team.