On January 31, football fans will see Kyler Murray, Deshaun Watson, Jamal Adams and Derrick Henry as the real-life participants spearheading the AFC and NFC in the virtual Pro Bowl using Madden NFL 21. The lineup includes Hip Hop icon Snoop Dogg and NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace.
“We’ll be taking the Pro Bowl to the virtual world of Madden this weekend and I can’t wait to do it big with football fans in my favorite game, I’m a Madden NFL star. So, Kyler [Murray] and Marshawn better watch out – my team is comin’ in to win that championship title for the AFC.” – said Snoop.
“EA SPORTS’ commitment to help fans experience sport in new ways is realized perfectly by the transformation of this year’s Pro Bowl to the virtual field of Madden NFL, We’re further blurring the lines between reality and the virtual worlds of our games, creating new opportunities to connect fans through the sport they love.” – said David Tinson – CMO, Electronic Arts.
NFL Network will also broadcast the virtual Pro Bowl game at 8 p.m. Sunday and 12:30 a.m. Monday.