In Madden 22, some of the top football players will not only have the highest rating but will also be armed with Superstar X-Factors, which will have a direct impact on the game’s outcome.
The NFL, arguably North America’s most popular sport, has grown in popularity over the years as the game continues to develop top-notch players from all over the world.
Madden, the video game adaption, is the best bet at simulating the on-field action we see every weekend, and some of the league’s best players are virtual cheat codes.
The Superstar X-Factors feature is one of the elements returning in Madden 22, and it will allow noteworthy players like Patrick Mahomes to have unique characteristics that set him apart from other quarterbacks.
Here are all of the current Superstar X-Factors in Madden 22!
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What are Superstar X-Factors in Madden 22?
These skills are reserved for the best of the best in each Madden game, and they’re designed to mimic some of the out-of-this-world moves that players like Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Donald pull off on a weekly basis.
They’re divided into offensive and defensive parts, and there used to be a lot of them to go around for NFL players. A Superstar X-Factor is usually found on one to two players on each team.
However, the Kansas City Chiefs have players like Mahomes, Hill, and Kelce who will all have these qualities.
What are Offensive Superstar X-Factors in Madden 22?
While EA is currently releasing the list of players one by one, we already know a good number of players who will receive Superstar X-Factors in Madden 22.
We’ll go through all of the confirmed ones we have for now, and we’ll make sure to keep this page updated when more are revealed!
List of all players with Superstar X-Factors in Madden 22
|What it does
|Max throwing distance increased (83 yards total) when in the zone
|Highlights extra blitzers
|Faster passes that can’t be picked off by AI defenders
|Highlights the first open target and ignores pressure
|Can’t fumble when in the zone
|Increased fakeout rates on skill moves following the catch.
|Wins aggressive catches versus single coverage.
|Travis Kelce, Davante Adams, DeAndre Hopkins, Julio Jones, Mike Evans
|First One Free
|High fake-out rate on next juke, spin, or hurdle
|Saquon Barkley and Dalvin Cook
|Increased chance to break the next tackle attempt
|Derrick Henry and Ezekiel Elliott
|High success rate on possession catches
|Amari Cooper, Michael Thomas, Keenan Allen
|Wins RAC catches versus single coverage.
|Stefon Diggs and Tyreek Hill
|Wins RAC & possession catches vs. single coverage
|High success rate on next three trucks or stiff-arms
|Increased chance to break the first post-catch tackle
|George Kittle and Darren Waller
Defensive Superstar X-Factors
EA has yet to disclose any defensive player talents for Madden 22, but we may expect to learn more in the coming days.
Meanwhile, check our Madden 22 guides.