2021 NFL Pro Bowl fan voting opens today; game to go virtual in'Madden NFL 21'. Today, the National Football League and Electronic Arts announced plans to change the 2021 NFL Pro Bowl introduced by Verizon by heading virtual in Madden NFL 21. The opening of the Pro Bowl Fan Vote presented by Verizon also kicks-off now, together with the unveiling of historical particulars of an all-new American Professional Bowl experience within Madden NFL 21.
Following the announcement that the Pro Bowl game won't be played Allegiant Stadium in 2021, the NFL will incorporate several additional elements which will ultimately comprise this new virtual Pro Bowl encounter.
EA SPORTS and the NFL will create a week-long series of matchups featuring actors, NFL Legends, current players, and streamers playing as the official Pro Bowl rosters at Madden NFL 21. All these matchups will culminate in an action-packed virtual Pro Bowl game played with 2021 Pro Bowl players facing within Madden NFL 21. These digital games will soon be available for fans to watch across an assortment of platforms. Additionally, for players of Madden NFL 21, EA SPORTS will probably be dropping new Pro Bowl content in-game so that gamers worldwide can play out the AFC vs. NFC matchup themselves.
"Even amidst unparalleled change across the sports industry, we're eager to transition lots of the signature elements of the Guru Bowl-which will proceed virtual in Madden NFL 21- to a new revolutionary experience for our fans and players. We remain committed to utilizing our Professional Bowl platform to empower fans to practically observe the best players in the game," explained Peter O'Reilly, NFL EVP of Club Business and Events.
"Our partners at EA SPORTS and Verizon are uniquely positioned to help the NFL make the transformation of the high profile event from live to virtual possible, and we anticipate working closely together to provide this unprecedented experience to fans."