Madden 18 update 1.07 released with new features – Patch Notes

Madden 18 update 1.07 is now available for download on PS4 and Xbox One. According to the Madden 18 patch notes, the update adds new features as well as bug fixes and gameplay improvements. Madden 18 patch 1.07 added logic to all Game Styles so kick blocks no longer occur on “Perfect Kicks”. Also adjusted pass blockers being hurdled too frequently by defenders

In addition, the new title update adjusted the game to decrease block shedding in run blocking on All-Madden Simulation Game style. Check out full details below.

Madden 18 patch 1.07
Madden 18 patch 1.07

Madden 18 update 1.07 Patch Notes

Gameplay

  • Madden 18 patch 1.07 added logic on all game styles so kick blocks no longer occur on “Perfect Kicks” – to get a perfect kick, Kick Power must be at 100% and the Accuracy Meter must be stopped within the kicker’s accuracy window, and perfect text appears on screen when you get 100% Kick Power and there will be a blue flicker that will trigger on the kicker’s player icon after the kick that indicates you met the “Perfect” criteria
  • According to the Madden 18 patch notes, the update removed Pump Fake functionality from Right Stick so users don’t accidently execute a Pump Fake when trying to throw the ball away – users can still Pump Fake while in the pocket by clicking Left Stick
  • Madden 18 patch 1.07 adjusted some logic around the QB Contain assignment:
    • Tuning to QB Contain so that wider slot corners will not become Contain players when rushing
    • Added functionality to pass blocking to better handle target switching for QB Contain defenders
  • Cut block fixes that reduce both cut block attempts and defensive hurdles over blockers in Competitive Game Style
  • Addressed an animation issue that was resulting in pass blockers being hurdled too frequently by defenders
  • Addressed an issue where defenders didn’t react to scramblers on fake kick plays when in a non-kick block type defense
  • Madden 18 update 1.07 fixed some instances where TE’s would sometimes freeze at the snap in the Singleback Deuce Close formation
  • Addressed clock issues with Overtime periods
  • Addressed an issue where the QB would turn around backwardsto throw when using the Target Passing mechanic
  • According to the Madden 18 patch notes, the new update addressed issues around defensive users intentionally tripping receivers in Competitive Game Style
  • Addressed issue where offensive linemen would occasionally drop back deeper than the QB on play-action passing plays
  • Addressed an issue with the Toss animation on the Weak I Flex HB Toss Wk play in the Run ‘n Gun playbook
  • Madden 18 patch 1.07 fixed a rare issue where possession would be given to the incorrect team when kicking an onside kick out of bounds
  • Addressed a ball spotting issue around blocked punts going out of the back of the end zone
  • Addressed ball-spotting issues around turnovers that have been challenged or booth-reviewed
  • Madden 18 version 1.07 added additional thresholds for QB Accuracy on Competitive Game style so that short, medium, and deep passes each have separate thresholds, with short pass having the lowest threshold to achieve accurate passes
  • Tuned to improve the play of AI-controlled QB’s, specifically around scrambling and recognizing pressure
  • Madden 18 update 1.07 tuned to improve tackling ball-carriers during broken tackle animations
  • Tuned to decrease defensive coverage ‘break-on-ball’ reactions in All-Madden Simulation Game style
  • Madden 18 1.07 tuned to decrease block shedding in run blocking in All-Madden Simulation Game Style
  • According to the Madden 18 patch notes, the update tuned to decrease” nearby player penalty” for defensive players attempting to catch interceptions
Madden 18 1.07
Madden 18 1.07

Franchise

  • Made stability fixes
  • Fixed an issue that removed the VICIS helmets from offline CFM
  • Madden 18 patch 1.07 has fixed multiple issues with depth chart logic with injured players
  • Improved stability in the Weekly Training drills in Franchise mode

MUT

  • Set Repeatable Limits – We can now set the amount of times you can complete a set
  • Set Timers – Timer displays on the Set that will tell you how much longer it will be available
  • Improved the look and feel of chemistry in the lineup screen and back of items

Misc: 

  • General Stability Fixes
  • Madden 18 patch 1.07 added Patriots white color rush pants

The game developers are aware of an issue in Franchise mode where users may experience lag during play call on PS4. The issue will be fixed in upcoming updates.

Check your game update and download latest Madden 18 update 1.07 on your PS4 and Xbox One.

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