Best Graphics Settings for Madden NFL 23

Are you fed up with lag stuttering and FPS drops for Madden NFL 23 ? Well, this guide will help you achieve a balance between visuals and performance for the game.

Best Graphics Settings for Madden NFL 23

Madden NFL 23 is finally out on all platforms and the game is looking fantastic. The all-new FieldSENSE Gameplay System in Madden NFL 23 equips players with more control at every position in every mode and is a new foundation for consistent, ultra-realistic gameplay.

Even though the system requirements for the game is the same as last year the graphics this year shows a lot of improvement over the previous installment. Not only that, the sad part for PC users would be the fact that they would be getting the last gen version of the game yet again.

Anyways, with that being said we are here to make sure you could run the game smoothly enough to enjoy the gameplay as well as retaining its visual depth to give you that realistic feel.

When we are talking about Graphics Settings we are focusing on the average PCs and not the super high end gaming machines. It is very obvious that users with a high end rig would easily be able to run the game at maximum potential.

Which is why we will first discuss the System Requirements for Madden NFL 23 :

Minimum Requirements

  • OS : 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU (AMD): Athlon X4 880K @4GHz or Equivalent
  • CPU (Intel): Core i3-6100 3.7GHz or Equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • GPU (AMD): Radeon RX 460 or Equivalent
  • GPU (NVIDIA): GeForce GTX 660 or Equivalent
  • DirectX: 11 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • Hard-drive space: 50GB

Recommended Requirements

  • OS : 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU (AMD): FX 8150 3.6GHz or Equivalent
  • CPU (Intel): Core i5-3350 3.40GHz or Equivalent
  • Memory: 12 GB
  • GPU (AMD): Radeon R9 270x or Equivalent
  • GPU (NVIDIA): GeForce GTX 680 or Equivalent
  • DirectX: 11 Compatible video card or equivalent
  • Hard-drive space: 50 GB

If you are anywhere in between the minimum and the recommended this guide is especially for you. In case you are below the minimum requirements then you might have to get a hardware upgrade in order to actually run the game smoothly.

Graphics Setting for Madden NFL 23 :

Go over to Settings and then select Graphics :

  • Fullscreen Resolution : Native Monitor Resolution
  • Window Mode : Fullscreen
  • Anti Aliasing : FXAA
  • Frame Rate : No Limit on FPS (no point capping FPS when you want more of it in the first place)
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) : Off
  • Vsync : Off (Vsync in Sports games leads to input delay which you do not want)
  • Triple Buffering : Off
  • Direct X Version : 12
  • Rendering Quality : Custom
  • 3D Grass : Off (Keep it off for more performance)
  • Bloom : On
  • SSAO : On
  • Depth Fog : On
  • Lens Flares : On
  • High Res Circular DOF : On
  • Mesh Quality : High (I have seen that Mesh quality does not really bring down performance by a lot. Maybe a 2-3% of FPS loss when you go higher from Low.) 
  • Shadow Quality : Medium (Do not go higher than medium)
  • Crowd Quality : Medium (You could experiment with Medium and High and see what works best for you)

Well, there you go, the best Graphics Settings for Madden NFL 23 which would give you good enough  frames and as well as good visuals. Keeping in mind this setup is for average PCs. At the end of the day a lot of these settings come down to personal preference.

So go ahead and feel free to experiment with the settings and see what works the best for you.


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