EA Trax Returns To Madden NFL 16
June 4, 2015 at 2:06 PM (PT)
EA SPORTS has announced that MADDEN NFL 16 will mark the return of its EA TRAX soundtrack, featuring a multi-genre roster of breakthrough artists and superstar acts, with the full list to be revealed this summer.
“Our MADDEN NFL soundtracks have changed the cultures of both gaming and music,” said EA Worldwide Executive Of Music & Marketing STEVE SCHNUR. “They’ve given unparalleled exposure to new artists, and brought platinum acts to all-new levels. EA TRAX is proud to be delivering a new soundtrack complete with national announcement events, and we look forward to once again moving music forward for millions of gamers and fans.”
Among the acts the MADDEN NFL soundtrack helped launch include GOOD CHARLOTTE, FALL OUT BOY, TYGA, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, OK GO, FRANZ FERDINAND, YELLOWCARD, DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL, JET, SWIZZ BEATS, K'NAAN, OZOMATLI and 30 SECONDS TO MARS. The impact of the soundtracks has led fans, gamers and the music industry to enthusiastically label the annual collections, "MADDEN Music."
In addition to the new soundtrack, EA SPORTS is teaming up with SPOTIFY to offer a new MADDEN NFL channel on the streaming music network, launching today. When MADDEN NFL 16 come out on AUGUST 25th, the SPOTIFY playlist will be updated with the full game soundtrack, and throughout the NFL season music-lovers can come back every week on “MADDEN Music MONDAYS” for fresh songs and artists, as well as special themed playlists.
As a GAMESTOP pre-order exclusive, MADDEN NFL 16 is joining with LIVE NATION to give fans $15 worth of LIVE NATION CONCERT CASH, which can be used toward tickets for select concerts in the U.S. or artist merchandise from the MUSICTODAY online store.