No, Madden football game fans, it wasn't an early April Fool's Day joke. When Electronic Arts announced Madden '09 last week, conspicuous by its absence was any mention of the PC as a supported platform. And EA Sports president Peter Moore confirmed Wednesday that Madden NFL '09 will indeed not be released on the PC.
The title will still appear on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, DS and PSP, leaving PC Madden fans feeling a bit left out. Moore notes that Madden '09 is not the only PC title receiving the axe, and that it represents a larger decision by EA Sports to cut back on their number of PC releases. It's unknown if EA will continue to release future versions of Madden on the PC, or if this is the end of Madden on the PC altogether. Luckily, gamers can still experience the latest iteration of EA's flagship sports franchise on a plethora of platforms. Just not on the computer.
Even more sadly - this is the 20th anniversary edition. R.I.P.