The Nationwide Soccer League’s annual Professional Bowl, the exhibition sport that celebrates and acknowledges the league’s finest gamers, goes digital this 12 months. The NFL and Digital Arts introduced plans to transition the 2021 NFL Professional Bowl introduced by Verizon to a digital setting by enjoying the sport as a simulation utilizing Madden NFL 21. And identical to the dwell real-world occasion, followers can vote to have their favourite gamers chosen to play.
Allegiant Stadium, dwelling of the Las Vegas Raiders, was set to host the annual professional bowl occasion, however well being considerations and issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic pressured the league to cancel the occasion.
In response to EA SPORTS and the NFL, the 2 will “create a week-long sequence of matchups that includes celebrities, NFL Legends, present gamers, and streamers enjoying because the official Professional Bowl rosters in Madden NFL 21.” The finale will see the Professional Bowl being performed with 2021 Professional Bowl gamers dealing with off inside Madden NFL 21. Moreover, followers and gamers of the online game franchise will see some new Professional Bowl content material within the sport that can give everybody the chance to “play out the AFC vs. NFC matchup themselves.”
Followers can select their favourite gamers by voting for his or her inclusion into the 2021 Professional Bowl staff rosters. Alongside the voting, the NFL will showcase its gamers’ athletic accomplishments and aggressive nature by creating content material to be proven throughout its social media platforms as nicely.
In one of many extra distinctive facets of the Professional Bowl Voting course of, Madden NFL gamers will see Professional Bowl voting content material and bulletins in-game all through the period of the voting interval.
Voting ends on Dec. 17 with followers with the ability to vote instantly on Twitter throughout the ultimate two weeks by tweeting the primary and final identify of the participant, tagging the participant’s official Twitter deal with, or making a hashtag together with the participant’s first and final identify. All three of those strategies should embrace the hashtag: #ProBowlVote.
The NFL gamers and coaches will forged their votes on Dec. 18, with participant picks being decided by the consensus votes of followers, gamers, and coaches, with every group’s vote counting as one-third towards figuring out the All-Star gamers who will probably be chosen to this 12 months’s Digital Professional Bowl.