Here are a few of the most interesting Madden Football stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

  • Madden Football headquarters: New York, NY
  • Madden Football creators: John Madden, Trip Hawkins, Joe Ybarra, Robin Antonick
  • Platform that Madden Football made its debut on: Apple II

Madden Football Stats

Number of Madden NFL players all time:

75 million players

Last updated 8/24/17

Number of copies of Madden Football that have been sold  all time:

130 million copies

Last updated 8/15/18

Number of times Madden games have been installed on mobile devices:

73 million

Last updated 8/15/18

Amount that the Madden franchise has generated in sales:

$3 billion

Average number of copies of Madden Football sold each week:

2 million

Reported amount that John Madden earns annually for his Madden Football endorsement:

$2 million to $3 million

Number of Madden NFL releases to date:

34 games

Last updated 8/24/17

Amount of the 2017 Madden NFL Championship purse:

$1.15 million

Madden NFL 19 was the best selling video game of August 2018.

Madden NFL 19 sold an estimated 788,000 copies in its first week.

Percentage of Madden NFL 19 first week sales that were made in the US:


Percentage of Madden NFL 19 first week sales that were PlayStation 4 copies:


Percentage of Madden NFL 19 first week sales that were Xbox One copies:


Number of people that viewed the Madden NFL 19 Bowl:

2.5 million

List of Players on the Madden Cover Through the Years:

  • Madden 99 – Garrison Hearst
  • Madden 2000 – Barry Sanders
  • Madden 2001 – Eddie George
  • Madden 2002 – Daunte Culpepper
  • Madden 2003 – Marshall Faulk
  • Madden 2004 – Michael Vick
  • Madden 2005 – Ray Lewis
  • Madden 06 – Donovan McNabb
  • Madden 07 – Shaun Alexander
  • Madden 08 – Vince Young
  • Madden 09 – Brett Favre
  • Madden 10 – Troy Polamalu and Larry Fitzgerald
  • Madden 11 – Drew Brees
  • Madden 12 – Peyton Hillis
  • Madden 13 – Calvin Johnson
  • Madden 25 – Adrian Peterson
  • Madden 15 – Richard Sherman
  • Madden 16 – Odell Beckham Jr
  • Madden 17 – Rob Gronkowski
  • Madden 18 – Tom Brady
  • Madden 19 – Antonio Brown
  • Madden 20 – Pat Mahomes

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