Patriots’ party man Rob Gronkoswki joins the elite group of cover athletes to hit the cover of one of sports longest gaming franchise. Announced on ESPN Sportscenter along with some detail of the new game, Gronkowski went on to talk about his honored he is and called this a dream come true.

EA updates Franchise mode to be even deeper than ever as well as focusing on all three major points of the game – offense, defense and special teams. Presentation is also getting an overhaul to be as realistic as ever and EA is introducing Madden 365 which will be an all year round experience of football.

Madden NFL 17 launches August 23rd for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.