The Only Complete Game: Madden NFL 2005 is the only pro football video game that lets you play both sides of the ball. New Hit Stick: Change the momentum of a game by using the right analog stick to make a huge hit or force a turnover. New Defensive Playmaker Control: You are now in complete control on "D". Modify pre-snap assignments, including double teams and player-specific match ups, for any defensive player on the field. New Storyline Central: Now your games are impacted by the stories that surround your team. New Fan Presentation: Your team's crowd is now customizable with new Create-a-Fan. New EA SPORTS Online: Take on the best Madden players online. Improved EA SPORTS Fair Play keeps the playing field level.
Madden NFL 2005 sold more than 1.35 million copies within the first week Biggest First Week in 15-Year Franchise History