Updating madden 09 roster
On September 15, 2008, EA made available a cover shot specifically for the Wii that had Brett Favre as a Jet.
Favre was a playable character in every version of Madden NFL 09.
The game's soundtrack features 26 songs from various artists such as Shinedown, Disturbed, Innerpartysystem, The Offspring, Trivium, Wale, Kardinal Offishal, Linkin Park, K'naan, Gym Class Heroes and Busta Rhymes.
IGN gave the Mobile phone version a score of 7.9 out of 10 and stated, "We're a little deep in the season right now, but if you still need to surround yourself with football, this mobile game is a good way to fill those down moments." According to the NPD Group, Gf K Chart-Track, and Enterbrain, the game has sold 2.958 million copies in the United States, 35,000 in the United Kingdom, and 1,000 in Japan, respectively, for a total of 2.994 million copies as of October 1, 2008.
Although disputed, Favre was available on the Nintendo DS version.
A Spanish-language version of the game was released on September 17, 2008 for the Play Station 3 and Xbox 360 platforms, featuring ESPN Deportes announcer Álvaro Martín.Madden guides the player on advice and other things to help raise his or her Madden IQ.Madden also appears in Mii form in the Wii version of the game, suggesting plays to run in the game's "Madden's Pick" feature, with a specific reason so new players can learn to call their own plays.The game was released for the Nintendo DS, Play Station 2, Play Station 3, Play Station Portable, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360, and mobile phone.It was the last video game for the Xbox produced and released in North America Unlike previous versions, the game was not released for the PC.
Players could transfer Favre to the free agent roster pool, and pick him up on any of the 32 NFL teams for the 2008 season.