Sports games are addictive and they bring gamers together to compete. The latest Madden game is close to arriving on store shelves everywhere. Madden 18 is going to offer a more diverse and fun experience. The game is set to arrive on August 25 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. However, EA members will be able to play the game earlier. There are also plenty of great games arriving next year in addition.

It will be releasing towards the end of the summer and hopefully, it will be a great game. It is going to be more unique than any other Madden game.

Tom Brady will be on the cover of this year's game and as he should be after the comeback Super Bowl victory. Age seems to not be a factor for the QB as he is still one of the greatest ever.

Ratings revealed

A little bit ago, EA Sports announced ratings for a lot of players in Madden 18. They have announced the ratings for the top players in the league at every major position. A lot of expected players are highly ranked. QB Tom Brady is listed at a 99 rating overall, while Aaron Rodgers is one point short at 98.

The highest ranked players include quarterback Tom Brady, Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, and Defensive end Aaron Donald.

At the wide-receiver position, Julio Jones is a 98 ranking, the highest out of all receivers.

Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. at 93.

At the running back position, Le'Veon Bell stands as the highest at 97. David Johnson follows behind at 94, with LeSean McCoy at 92.

New additions

This time around, the game will feature a brand new single-player mode called Longshot. It will feature prominent Oscar-winning actor Mahershala Ali.

This could be an interesting addition to the game. Madden 18 will also likely be bringing graphical enhancements and more realistic elements to the athletes.

Music Playlist

A soundtrack can make or break a sports game in some ways. Latest details have come out on the Game's soundtrack and it will have some of the biggest artists in music.

The artists include Kendrick Lamar, Action Bronson, Steve Aoki, and Calvin Harris.

The soundtrack will have unreleased songs on it from artists like rapper Travis Scott, among other artists Flosstradamus, and Spencer Ludwig. From a glance, there are a lot of rappers music on the track list. So, the brand is offering brand-new unique content to gamers and even handing out unreleased content to customers.

"Madden 18" comes out just before the NFL season starts with a shelf date of Aug. 25.