DirecTV, Madden 25 To Offer NFL Sunday Ticket For $99 On Tablets, Computers

I just saw a pretty cool deal I thought I would pass along to you all. I am in no way affiliated with DirecTV or EA Sports. I am a subscriber to DirecTV and quite enjoy it but this post isn’t an advertorial or anything like that.

Just one Chiefs fan passing along a pretty good deal to others.

Apparently Amazon, DirecTV and EA Sports teamed up to do a special offer around the release of the next Madden game, Madden 25.

If you buy a special $99 Anniversary Edition (it is called Madden 25 because this is the 25th anniversary of the game) you can qualify for a special deal that will enable you to get NFL Sunday Ticket on your tablet or computer for free for the entire 2013 season.

I know there are a lot of Chiefs fans scattered around the country that aren’t able to see the game (like myself) so I wanted to share.

Here are the details, from the Amazon website:


Madden NFL 25 — Unlock the power, precision, and creativity of the NFL ballcarrier. Whether you’re a slashing running-back, dual-threat QB, or ball-hawking safety, unleash 30 new moves and string together devastating combos with the all-new precision modifier.

Madden Ultimate Team Subscription — Starting Week 1 of the NFL season and continuing through Week 17, receive one pack a week for use in Madden Ultimate Team. The Madden NFL 25 Anniversary Edition packs feature 2 rare players, 4 silver players and 4 bronze players.

Exclusive Offers From DirecTV

For fans who are not currently DirecTV subscribers but are able to receive DirecTV service, they will receive a promo code entitling them to $10 off per month for their first year of service and one year of NFL Sunday Ticket Max at no additional charge.

For fans who are already DirecTV and NFL Sunday Ticket Max subscribers, you can access NFL Sunday Ticket on your computer, tablet, and mobile devices using your current DirecTV username and password.

For fans unable to receive DirecTV service, each Madden NFL 25 Anniversary Edition will include a unique code to access the 2013 regular season (17 weeks) trial of NFL Sunday Ticket on computers, tablets, and mobile devices- including access to the award-winning Red Zone Channel.

Clearly the last option is ideal because you don’t have to commit to a subscription to DirecTV if you don’t want to. So you essentially get Madden 25, which usually costs $60 and NFL Sunday Ticket, which now costs $200, I think, for $99. Essentially, you get Sunday Ticket for $40. If you have solid internet speeds, you can probably hook your computer up to your TV to watch the games, depending on the resolution they offer.

I am sure there is some more fine print for you to read so be careful. I am not sure how DirecTV determines whether or not you are eligible to receive it. Some folks might be in an area that has DirecTV service but may live in an apartment building that doesn’t allow dishes. I’d do some research before committing but if you can find a way to make it work, it is a pretty solid deal.

As for me, I will probably be re-upping my DirecTV account this summer. I’ve been happy with my two years of service. Anything is better than the hell that was Time Warner Cable.

Here is a link to the deal. If anyone gets it, let me know how it turns out.

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  • steve james

    I can get direct TV but don’t want it. Full ticket however would be nice. Interesting.

  • Christ On Ice

    Alright, could never get directv & the package because of the price, this seems like a great opportunity.

  • Stacy D. Smith

    Interesting offer.

  • Calchiefsfan

    Is the 3rd option of the Madden deal available only to those who CAN’T, (unable), receive Directv? Meaning if you are in an area where Directv is available then you wouldn’t qualify for option 3. I’ve dealt with these guys for a long time and know how they operate. This promotion is designed to build their customer base.

  • BoiseChiefPotato

    I always say, “I’m not getting the nfl package this year.” Or “I’m not getting madden ever again.” But I always break down anyways. Might as well just buy the gamr and get pissed at how they made it worse and get the ticket cheap as balls.

  • Jason Taylor

    Will have answers as soon as Im back for vacation. Will post em up for you guys. I am employed by DTV. And no, I don’t work in the call centers. (Shudder)

  • TexasChiefFan

    According to FAQ’s section on the website, all anniversary edition madden 25 games will come with a code that will allow you to unlock sunday ticket for a pc, phone, or tablet. It does not matter if direct tv is offered in your area.

  • Billie Cabral

    I got excited to see this deal until I seen it’s not for current subscribers. What kind of crap is that!!! I’ve been with directv for several years now and was going to get Madden 25 with this deal but I guess I’m S.O.L. Did anyone hear that stupid rumor that Microsoft bought the EA franchise. I haven’t researched it to see if it is true but if it is I will be pissed. F- Xbox and Microsoft.

    • Patrick Allen

      Looks like there is an option for current subscribers but that it doesn’t count toward the entire cost of Sunday Ticket. Obviously the point is to get new subscribers. Still, I think it may be a bit of a discount to get it on your tablets and stuff for only $40. That is to say, if you were ging to buy Madden anyway.

    • Darkwolf1414

      Why do you have a problem with Microsoft? Is it because you’re a Mac person? If that’s the case, I would first of all like to say, “I’m sorry”. Beyond that, but still in the vein of your possible Apple fandom, Microsoft and Apple have not competed in FOREVER. In fact, back in 1997 Apple was on the verge of going under. If it had not been for a $150 million investment from Bill Gates and Microsoft; there would be no iPod, iPhone, etc.

  • Billie Cabral

    Directv is great until you get a thunderstorm during a game and can’t watch it!

    • Patrick Allen

      I have only had satellite issues due to weather a handful of times in the two years I have been a subscriber. I am sure this mostly has to do with varying factors. For instance, during both hurricanes that have hit NYC, I never lost my signal.

    • Darkwolf1414

      I’ve been a subscriber for 10 years and never lost my signal. Even during extremely bad storms.

  • Jason

    I got access to NFL Gamepass last year for free through a VPN connection and an IP address from the Netherlands. I can write up some instructions if anyone wants to post it.

    • James Murray

      Jason, can you please share how you did this?

  • Suzi Conger

    Thanx for the tip Patrick :-)