Madden 22 Closed Beta - How to Get Invite and What's Included in the Playtest?

You need to follow some social channels to get an invitation code.

By Mehrdad Khayyat

June 18, 2021

If you have received an invitation code EA’s upcoming NFL title, but don’t know how to get Madden 22 beta, we are glad to help you.

Madden 22, as expected, will be launched later in Summer this year, and Electronic Arts are currently running a closed beta for the game.

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In order to enter the community playtest, you have to have an invitation code. Let’s see how you can get the code and what’s included in the closed beta session.

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How to Participate in Madden 22 Community Playtest?

Right now, you can only receive invitation codes for the community playtest by following the official Madden 22 Twitter account, and waiting for the extra playtest code giveaways in the coming days.

The original way to participate in the playtest was to sign up for it previously. Currently, there is no sign-up available. So, your best chance is to be lucky enough to get one of the giveaway codes.

When Does the Community Playtest Begin?

The community playtest is now live for those who have already received an invitation code. It will be still available until July 1st.

Please note that if you are invited to the playtest, you won’t be able to share any footage or screenshot from the game. Also, keep in mind that the community playtest is only available on consoles.

How to Get the Madden 22 Beta

If you have an invitation code, here is the way to redeem the code and download it based on your platform:


  • Use your existing Sony Entertainment Network account on PSN.
  • Select the PlayStation Store icon on the system home screen.
  • Select Redeem Codes at the bottom of the menu on the PlayStation Store.
  • Enter the code and get ready to play.


  • Go to Games under Store.
  • Select Use a Code. Or say with Kinect, “Xbox, use code.”
  • Sign in if prompted.
  • Select or enter the 25-character code and get ready to play.

What’s Included in the Playtest?

Here is the list of available game modes during the Madden 22 closed beta:

  • Play Now
  • Completely new and improved Franchise
  • Madden Ultimate Team
    • Strategy Cards
    • Solo Battles
    • Weekend League
    • Squads
  • Superstar KO*
  • The Yard*

*Available only during Week 2 of Playtest

Madden 22 will be out on August 20, 2021, for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PC. The PC version of the game will be based on last-gen console versions.

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Mehrdad Khayyat

Mehrdad is a Senior Staff Writer at DualShockers. He started writing about video games since he was a high-school student. He's probably one of those rare Rainbow Six Siege fans that have the game installed and updated on every available platform.

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