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EA is there anyway we can get Refs back on field in next update I mean how hard can it be ???????

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  • Seriously, why?
  • Seriously, why?
    What you mean why Refs belong on the field it’s part of the game I rather not have coaches on the sideline then not having Refs on the field it’s makes no sense smh.
    This is the dumbest thing EA has done yet to this game
  • yeah this game is missing key elements to football and the NFL I play ever sports game the refs are on the court, pitch and ice this is the only game that has no life
  • I kind of let out a big sigh every time someone says "how hard can it be" or "it's the little" things and stuff like that.

    I'm sure it is pretty easy to add the refs back in the game. But we also want the scoreboard in the Madden game to be precisely the same as the scoreboard of our favorite team down to the pixel. We also want the watch that the coaches wear to be on the correct wrist because left handed people wear their watches on their right hand. We also want the shoe laces of our favorite player to be tied the same way in the game. They gave you all sorts of gloves, sleeves, and helmets to choose from.

    There are 5 million little things they can do in the game and you probably got about 500,000 but it will forever be an issue when the one little thing that YOU want is not addressed.

    Yeah, I would love refs on the field. I would love to design my own chain gang. There should be more variation of the ball boys. Not all medical carts look the same and EA is pretty lazy with giving us the same one for the past 12 years. Why must all headsets be the same? But you know what? Not one of those things have anything to do with the fact I cannot double team receivers. That my DL cannot stunt. Or things that actually affect the outcome of the game.

    Ok. I'm done. Good night.
  • kennylc76 wrote: »
    I kind of let out a big sigh every time someone says "how hard can it be" or "it's the little" things and stuff like that.

    I'm sure it is pretty easy to add the refs back in the game. But we also want the scoreboard in the Madden game to be precisely the same as the scoreboard of our favorite team down to the pixel. We also want the watch that the coaches wear to be on the correct wrist because left handed people wear their watches on their right hand. We also want the shoe laces of our favorite player to be tied the same way in the game. They gave you all sorts of gloves, sleeves, and helmets to choose from.

    There are 5 million little things they can do in the game and you probably got about 500,000 but it will forever be an issue when the one little thing that YOU want is not addressed.

    Yeah, I would love refs on the field. I would love to design my own chain gang. There should be more variation of the ball boys. Not all medical carts look the same and EA is pretty lazy with giving us the same one for the past 12 years. Why must all headsets be the same? But you know what? Not one of those things have anything to do with the fact I cannot double team receivers. That my DL cannot stunt. Or things that actually affect the outcome of the game.

    Ok. I'm done. Good night.
    I understand it’s a video game and of course it’s going to be perfect I’m not asking for a perfect football game cause it’s not possible and NFL 2K5 was not perfect either but I’m just asking for a simple fix to add refs back on field but what **** me off when EA said that remove Refs off the field cause they didn’t look good was total **** too me I mean I went back and played Madden 19 and the Refs look just fine too me so what was the issue I mean you not even focus in on them during gameplay so why remove them it’s makes no sense and I know for a face it’s another reason why they removed them other then they say they don’t look good.
    I mean with all this advanced technology you can’t tell me the only reason they remove the refs is cause of poor detail.
    Smh
  • tattoo100 wrote: »
    kennylc76 wrote: »
    I kind of let out a big sigh every time someone says "how hard can it be" or "it's the little" things and stuff like that.

    I'm sure it is pretty easy to add the refs back in the game. But we also want the scoreboard in the Madden game to be precisely the same as the scoreboard of our favorite team down to the pixel. We also want the watch that the coaches wear to be on the correct wrist because left handed people wear their watches on their right hand. We also want the shoe laces of our favorite player to be tied the same way in the game. They gave you all sorts of gloves, sleeves, and helmets to choose from.

    There are 5 million little things they can do in the game and you probably got about 500,000 but it will forever be an issue when the one little thing that YOU want is not addressed.

    Yeah, I would love refs on the field. I would love to design my own chain gang. There should be more variation of the ball boys. Not all medical carts look the same and EA is pretty lazy with giving us the same one for the past 12 years. Why must all headsets be the same? But you know what? Not one of those things have anything to do with the fact I cannot double team receivers. That my DL cannot stunt. Or things that actually affect the outcome of the game.

    Ok. I'm done. Good night.
    I understand it’s a video game and of course it’s not going to be perfect I’m not asking for a perfect football game cause it’s not possible and NFL 2K5 was not perfect either but I’m just asking for a simple fix to add refs back on field but what **** me off when EA said that remove Refs off the field cause they didn’t look good was total **** too me I mean I went back and played Madden 19 and the Refs look just fine too me so what was the issue I mean you not even focus in on them during gameplay so why remove them it’s makes no sense and I know for a face it’s another reason why they removed them other then they say they don’t look good.
    I mean with all this advanced technology you can’t tell me the only reason they remove the refs is cause of poor detail.
    Smh

  • kennylc76 wrote: »
    I kind of let out a big sigh every time someone says "how hard can it be" or "it's the little" things and stuff like that.

    I'm sure it is pretty easy to add the refs back in the game. But we also want the scoreboard in the Madden game to be precisely the same as the scoreboard of our favorite team down to the pixel. We also want the watch that the coaches wear to be on the correct wrist because left handed people wear their watches on their right hand. We also want the shoe laces of our favorite player to be tied the same way in the game. They gave you all sorts of gloves, sleeves, and helmets to choose from.

    There are 5 million little things they can do in the game and you probably got about 500,000 but it will forever be an issue when the one little thing that YOU want is not addressed.

    Yeah, I would love refs on the field. I would love to design my own chain gang. There should be more variation of the ball boys. Not all medical carts look the same and EA is pretty lazy with giving us the same one for the past 12 years. Why must all headsets be the same? But you know what? Not one of those things have anything to do with the fact I cannot double team receivers. That my DL cannot stunt. Or things that actually affect the outcome of the game.

    Ok. I'm done. Good night.

    Is laziness the reason why all of these elements are missing ? refs chain gang sellout game at losing team stadiums one broadcast team..

    Why can't you press y/triangle to make a cover adjustment to assign one of your players to man cover to the WR you wanna double, I think you can do that..

    night bud 😴

  • tattoo100 wrote: »
    EA is there anyway we can get Refs back on field in next update I mean how hard can it be ???????

    As entertained as I am with the responses to your request for refs... LMAO... I'm not going to jump down your throat about it. Refs are important. Kinda... The reason the refs were taken out... Drum roll...

    When Clint took over after Rex left, he wasn't happy with the way the refs were implemented on the game. He wanted to have them, in his words, "Done right," but they didn't have the resources available to do them "right" so the decision was made to pull them altogether. They will probably be back in Madden NFL 21. To answer your question, refs are NOT an easy thing to add in... Nothing is, unless it's already been built and modular.

    Think of anything you want in Madden same as you would adding a bathroom to your house... it's not as simple as putting up 4 walls and putting a toilet in. There's plans, permits, demolition, plumbing, construction, trash hauling, etc... What seems simple, never is.

    In Madden, they motion capture in one place, develop in another, and every action you want motion captured must be ordered specifically. It takes a few weeks for an animation to go from someone saying "we need this" to it being ready to add in. God forbid they forget to order something!

    Later
  • tattoo100 wrote: »
    EA is there anyway we can get Refs back on field in next update I mean how hard can it be ???????

    As entertained as I am with the responses to your request for refs... LMAO... I'm not going to jump down your throat about it. Refs are important. Kinda... The reason the refs were taken out... Drum roll...

    When Clint took over after Rex left, he wasn't happy with the way the refs were implemented on the game. He wanted to have them, in his words, "Done right," but they didn't have the resources available to do them "right" so the decision was made to pull them altogether. They will probably be back in Madden NFL 21. To answer your question, refs are NOT an easy thing to add in... Nothing is, unless it's already been built and modular.

    Think of anything you want in Madden same as you would adding a bathroom to your house... it's not as simple as putting up 4 walls and putting a toilet in. There's plans, permits, demolition, plumbing, construction, trash hauling, etc... What seems simple, never is.

    In Madden, they motion capture in one place, develop in another, and every action you want motion captured must be ordered specifically. It takes a few weeks for an animation to go from someone saying "we need this" to it being ready to add in. God forbid they forget to order something!

    Later
    They took refs out cause they didn’t look right on field but you leave those crappy paper doll looking players on the sideline that look like straight garbage why not remove them from the sidelines too?
    As a matter of fact why even have people in the stands I mean **** no refs on the field it’s like friggin practice football smh
    EA you have to come better for 21 else I won’t buy Madden next year and I’m one of the biggest fans of the game EA had Madden 18 damn near a excellent football game then messed up with 19 and really messed up with 20 they always take one step forward and friggin 2 steps back smh
    Shame on them!!!!!!
  • tattoo100 wrote: »
    They took refs out cause they didn’t look right on field but you leave those crappy paper doll looking players on the sideline that look like straight garbage why not remove them from the sidelines too?
    As a matter of fact why even have people in the stands I mean **** no refs on the field it’s like friggin practice football smh
    EA you have to come better for 21 else I won’t buy Madden next year and I’m one of the biggest fans of the game EA had Madden 18 damn near a excellent football game then messed up with 19 and really messed up with 20 they always take one step forward and friggin 2 steps back smh
    Shame on them!!!!!!

    I'm not sure if it was merely the look of the refs, or if it was more than that... I play online H2H, which is set to Competitive, so I probably wouldn't have seen the refs anyway, but don't blame the developers. Those guys work REALLY hard to bring us the best game they can. Many of the decisions we HATE MOST come from above the developer's heads. Word is, they hate some of the decisions too - but the refs came from the dev team.

    Regarding the paper dolls on the sidelines... Can't say I pay attention to them. I''m too worried about what's going on between the lines.

    Later
  • 0ldPizza wrote: »
    kennylc76 wrote: »
    I kind of let out a big sigh every time someone says "how hard can it be" or "it's the little" things and stuff like that.

    I'm sure it is pretty easy to add the refs back in the game. But we also want the scoreboard in the Madden game to be precisely the same as the scoreboard of our favorite team down to the pixel. We also want the watch that the coaches wear to be on the correct wrist because left handed people wear their watches on their right hand. We also want the shoe laces of our favorite player to be tied the same way in the game. They gave you all sorts of gloves, sleeves, and helmets to choose from.

    There are 5 million little things they can do in the game and you probably got about 500,000 but it will forever be an issue when the one little thing that YOU want is not addressed.

    Yeah, I would love refs on the field. I would love to design my own chain gang. There should be more variation of the ball boys. Not all medical carts look the same and EA is pretty lazy with giving us the same one for the past 12 years. Why must all headsets be the same? But you know what? Not one of those things have anything to do with the fact I cannot double team receivers. That my DL cannot stunt. Or things that actually affect the outcome of the game.

    Ok. I'm done. Good night.

    Is laziness the reason why all of these elements are missing ? refs chain gang sellout game at losing team stadiums one broadcast team..

    Why can't you press y/triangle to make a cover adjustment to assign one of your players to man cover to the WR you wanna double, I think you can do that..

    night bud 😴

    I really cannot say anything that's going to make you feel better about no refs on the field. I don't think EA can tell you anything that's going to make you feel better. Honestly, it's one of those things where all you can do is just get mad.

    When you get done being mad, don't forget to preorder Madden 21 this March.

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