The first game of the NFL regular season kicks off tonight with the Cowboys taking on the defending Super Bowl Champion Buccaneers! To celebrate the upcoming season, EA has released the Ultimate Kickoff Program, featuring LTD Julio Jones, Offensive Champion Calvin Johnson, Defensive Champion Sean Taylor, and 32x 88 OVR Heroes (one for each team). Check out everything you need to know about the Ultimate Kickoff Program below:
NCAT - Non-Collectable/Auctionable/Tradable (Quicksell for Training)
- 92 OVR UK LTD Julio in packs for 48 hours
- 91 OVR UK Champions Calvin Johnson and Sean Taylor earned through Sets
- 32x 88 OVR UK Heroes available through Sets
- 32x 70-85 OVR UK Players released into packs
- Complete the entire UK Objective list to earn your pick of 1 of 3 88 OVR UK Heroes
- Complete UK Challenges to earn 2x 88 OVR NCAT UK Hero Fantasy Packs
- Complete 4 objectives in The Yard to earn an 88 OVR UK Hero Fantasy Pack (must acquire UK Blue Jersey from the Gear Store first)
88 Desmond Trufant | CB | Bears, Falcons, Lions
88 Mike Hilton | CB | Bengals, Steelers
88 Emmanuel Sanders | WR | Bills, Steelers, Broncos, 49ers, Saints
88 Kyle Fuller | CB | Broncos, Bears
88 Jadeveon Clowney | LE | Browns, Texans, Seahawks, Titans
88 Giovani Bernard | HB | Buccaneers, Bengals
88 Malcolm Butler | CB | Cardinals, Patriots, Titans
88 Corey Linsley | C | Chargers, Packers
88 Joe Thuney | LG | Chiefs, Patriots
88 Eric Fisher | LT | Colts, Chiefs
88 Keanu Neal | SS | Cowboys, Falcons
88 Will Fuller V | WR | Dolphins, Texans
88 Anthony Harris | FS | Eagles, Vikings
88 Mike Davis | HB | Falcons, 49ers, Seahawks, Bears, Panthers
88 Alex Mack | C | 49ers, Browns, Falcons
88 Kenny Golladay | WR | Giants, Lions
88 Marvin Jones Jr. | WR | Jaguars, Bengals, Lions
88 Carl Lawson | RE | Jets, Bengals
88 Michael Brockers | DT | Lions, Rams
88 Adrian Amos | SS | Packers, Bears
88 David Moore | WR | Panthers, Seahawks
88 Hunter Henry | TE | Patriots, Chargers
88 Casey Hayward Jr | CB | Raiders, Packers, Chargers
88 Matthew Stafford | QB | Rams, Lions
88 Kevin Zeitler | RG | Ravens, Bengals, Browns, Giants
88 Payton Turner | RE | Saints
88 Gerald Everett | TE | Seahawks, Rams
88 Melvin Ingram III | RE | Steelers, Chargers
88 Desmond King II | CB | Texans, Chargers, Titans
88 Bud Dupree | LOLB | Titans, Steelers
88 Dalvin Tomlinson | DT | Vikings, Giants
88 Curtis Samuel | WR | Washington, Panthers
*There are 32x additional UK Players rated between 70-85 OVR. To view them all in our database, Click Here.
Ultimate Kickoff Objectives
Complete all of these objectives to earn your pick of 1 of 3 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Heroes, 35k XP, and 20k Coins. These objectives are available until 9/24 at 10 am ET.
-Earn 50 Stars in Ultimate Kickoff Challenges
-Earn 100 Stars in Ultimate Kickoff Challenges
-Complete 1 Ultimate Kickoff Set
-Win 15 games with at least 15 rushing attempts each game
-Rush for 1,000 Yards
-Rush for 2,000 Yards
-Force 25 Fumbles
-Win 25 games with 200+ passing yards
-Complete Ultimate Kickoff Sets 5 times
-Score 21 Points in a single game
-Win 10 games, completing 2x 2-pt conversions
-Win 10 Solo Battle or H2H Games
-Rush for 10 TDs in H2H Games
-Pass for 20 TDs in H2H Games
-Win 25 H2H Games
The Yard Objectives
Complete the objectives below in The Yard while wearing the Ultimate Kickoff Blue Jersey to earn an 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Hero Fantasy Pack. The UK Blue Jersey is found in the Gear Store located on the main Madden menu and costs 50,000 Cred (that blue currency you've been accumulating) or 1,000 Madden Points. In order for the objectives to count, you must get these stats with your created player in the Calvin Limited-Time Event in The Yard.
- 400+ receiving yards
- Get an INT
- Catch 3 TDs in a single game
- Score 9+ TDs
The following sets can be found under "Sets" and "Ultimate Kickoff":
- Offensive Champion: Calvin Johnson - Exchange 5x 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Heroes to earn 91 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Champion Calvin Johnson, his Power Up, and your choice of 5x 88 OVR NCAT Ultimate Kickoff Heroes.
- Defensive Champion: Sean Taylor - Exchange 5x 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Heroes to earn 91 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Champion Sean Taylor, his Power Up, and your choice of 5x 88 OVR NCAT Ultimate Kickoff Heroes.
- Ultimate Kickoff Hero - All 32 Heroes have their own individual set. Exchange 2x 85 OVR and 4x 82 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Players to earn an 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Hero and their Power Up.
- 88 OVR Hero Fantasy Pack - Turn in the 4x Ultimate Kickoff Collectibles to earn an 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Hero Fantasy Pack (check The Yard Objectives under Missions in this article).
- 82-85 OVR UK Player - Exchange 2x 80-82 OVR and 4x 75-79 OVR players to get a random 82-85 OVR Ultimate Kickoff player.
- 82-85 OVR UK Player - Exchange 8x 76-79 OVR and 10x 70-73 OVR Ultimate Kickoff players to get a random 82-85 OVR Ultimate Kickoff player.
Play these UK challenges to earn up to 2x 88 OVR NCAT UK Hero Fantasy Packs and more Milestone Rewards.
- AFC - 16 Challenges, 16,000 Coins, 64 Stars possible
- NFC - 16 Challenges, 16,000 Coins, 64 Stars possible
20 Stars: 2x 76+ OVR Ultimate Kickoff Players
30 Stars: In the Trenches Strategy Item
40 Stars: 82+ OVR Elite Ultimate Kickoff Player
50 Stars: UK Offensive Skill Strategy Item
60 Stars: 2x 76+ OVR Ultimate Kickoff Players
70 Stars: UK Defensive Skill Strategy Item
80 Stars: 88 OVR NCAT Ultimate Kickoff Hero Fantasy Pack
100 Stars: 2x 76+ OVR Ultimate Kickoff Players
120 Stars: 88 OVR NCAT Ultimate Kickoff Hero Fantasy Pack
The following new items can be found in the Store with Ultimate Kickoff (cost listed first):
- Ultimate Kickoff Fantasy Pack - 500 Points. Pick 5 players from a selection of 5x 76+ OVR Gold or better Ultimate Kickoff and 4x 70+ OVR Gold or better players. Limit of 1.
- Ultimate Kickoff Pack - 30,000 Coins or 500 Points. Contains 2x 70+ OVR Gold or better Ultimate Kickoff, 2x 70+ OVR Gold or better, and 2x 62+ OVR Silver or better Players.
- 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Hero - 1,050 Points. Contains 1x 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Player. Limit of 1.
- 18x Ultimate Kickoff Bundle - 8,900 Points. Contains 18x Ultimate Kickoff Packs and 6x 82+ OVR Ultimate Kickoff Players as a topper. Limit of 5.
- 5x Ultimate Kickoff Bundle - 2,200 Points. Contains 5x Ultimate Kickoff Packs. Limit of 8.
- 70+ OVR Ultimate Kickoff Player - 240 Training. Contains 1x 70+ OVR Ultimate Kickoff Player.
- 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Player - 2,500 Training. Contains 1x 88 OVR Ultimate Kickoff Player.