Video game drop: Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football 2020 hits the digital field

Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football 2020 released digitally today on Xbox One and PS4.

The indie team of Canuck Play and Spear Interactive have dedicated themselves to providing a video game for simulation football fans that is driven by community feedback. The 2020 game features numerous improvements, upgrades, and new features.

● Unity partnership – Unity experts enhanced the core infrastructure of the game, featuring improvements to the following areas: game performance (frame rate), lighting system, player movement, object avoidance, and custom receiver animations.

Photo courtesy: Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football

● Overhauled Gameplay Experience – New audio throughout the game, improved linemen interaction, open field running, tackle physics, defensive back coverages, QB animation speed, more tipped passes, faster handoffs, expanded artificial intelligence (AI), in-game stat overlays, new broadcast and gameplay camera angles.

Photo courtesy: Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football

● Play Designer – For the first time in over 10 years, a full football play designer returns to consoles. Gamers can design both offensive and defensive plays. Implement standard playbook strategies with receiver route trees, read progressions, play action, run types, man and zone coverage, blitz packages, QB spy, and even set player motion.

Photo courtesy: Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football

● Dynasty Mode 2.0 – Conference championships, player transfers, juniors leaving for the draft, new Bowl games, updated depth chart screen, faster simulation engine, diverse play-calling which gives each team a new identity, enhanced accuracy in recruit generation including height and weight, detailed recruit commitments and player suspensions, and more.

● Unrivaled Customization – Brand new “Customization Hub” to manage all your custom leagues, teams, and players. Choose from over 300 stock logos or create your own with our logo editor. All leagues are now available in Play Now and Season Mode including a new 32 team league structure.

● Play as legendary quarterback Doug Flutie – throw a Hail Mary in Play Now, win a championship in Season Mode, or even design plays for Flutie in the brand new play designer.

● Custom Controls – Map your own buttons. Customize your on-field game controls to get a familiar feel or a brand new one.

● Multiple Rule Sets and Field Sizes – Still the only game to feature multiple football rule sets. Choose from US Pro, Canadian or College Football rule sets. Field size and game ball will update according to your selection.

Photo courtesy: Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football

Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football 2020 is now available on the PlayStation and Microsoft digital stores for $29.99 USD.

“While building this year’s game, we focused on improving our core infrastructure to provide the best simulation football experience for gamers,” Dave Winter, founder and lead developer at Canuck Play, said. “We are excited for everybody to see this year’s new additions and improvements. Thank-you for your continued support.”

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Based in Madison, WI and Southern Ontario, Canada, Maximum Football is developed by Canuck Play, digitally published by Spear Interactive. Maximum Football was initially released on the PC in 2005 and the series was relaunched on Xbox One and PS4 with the release of Maximum Football 2018. Doug Flutie joined the company as a brand ambassador in November 2018 and the game was rebranded to Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football.

Editor’s note: Doug Flutie’s Maximum Football is a sponsor of 3DownNation.

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