|In its 14th season, Madden NFL Football remains the undisputed leader in authentic NFL football simulation. This year, make adjustments after the snap and create championship caliber plays with revolutionary Playmaker Control. No other football video game offers you more in-depth features like free online gameplay, new Quick Match play, League play, tournaments, and more career stats. The new Owner mode lets you control every aspect of your team, from designing a new stadium to setting ticket prices. Madden NFL 2004 is the most complete, authentic sports video game ever, making it The Ultimate Judge™ for sports gamers.
- New Playmaker Control—Make pre-snap adjustments to your receiver routes, direct receiver routes during a scramble, direct blocking down field during a run, read and react to the offense to deliver a crushing tackle, or snatch the ball out of the air for an interception.
- Enhanced EA SPORTS™ Online—Create and join online leagues and tournaments. Track stats and league leaders for each tournament or use the EA SPORTS™ online messaging system to quickly find your friends on all EA SPORTS online titles.
- New Owner Mode—Hire your own staff and build your own stadium with millions of possible combinations including various luxury boxes, scoreboards, tunnel entrances, and premium seating locations. Boost player attributes by participating in the all-new Training Camp mode.
- Custom Play Editor—Design your own plays from scratch or take existing plays and change them to fit your offensive and defensive strategies. Try your new plays in-game using your Custom Playbook.
- All-New Game Presentation—Now you will never leave the playing field. Keep your players on the field during the play-calling screen. Watch all the highlights in split-screen replay and revel in new player accuracy details like dreadlocks, tattoo replicas, and four new helmet styles.
- Most Realistic NFL Playbooks Ever!—The deepest NFL playbooks from all 32 officially licensed Coaches Club Head Coaches and NFLCA licensed Assistant Coaches.
- New Specialty Animations and Game Enhancements—Including new QB scramble transitions to improve throwing on the run, stumbles, bone-crushing open field blocks, whirlwind defensive reaction moves, sideline wrap tackles, and out of bound pushes. Change your personnel at the play-calling screen to create match-ups in your favor in any offensive formation.
- EA SPORTS™ Trax Jukebox—Select menu music from a list of over 15 cutting-edge rock bands and hot new hip-hop artists or import your own songs and create a custom playlist.