Bo Jackson, a former NFL running back for Mut 22 coins the Los Angeles Raiders and Major League outfielder is the sole player in the world to have been named a Pro Bowler in football as well as an All-Star at baseball. So, in 1990 American toy manufacturer Tiger Electronics released a handheld game allowing users to play with Jackson on both football and baseball fields. The next year, Nintendo brought Bo Jackson's Hit and Run for Game Boy and Bo Jackson Baseball for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
But his string of games would not have been possible without the virtual celebrity status that he earned in 1989's Tecmo Bowl, the first console game that earned an authorization from the NFL to feature players by name, picture and likeness. Today, Jackson in Tecmo Bowl and 1991's Tecmo Super Bowl is considered to be among the best video game avatars, alongside Michael Vick from Madden NFL 2004.
Madden was first released in the form of a PC in 1988 during Jackson's second season of the NFL. However, due to licensing issues and a hip injury during the 1990 NFL season that forced his premature retirement from football, Jackson never appeared in Madden during his playing years. It wasn't until 2014 that Jackson played his Madden debut as a special-edition gamer with the Ultimate Team game mode.
On Wednesday, EA Sports announced that not only will Jackson make a return for the first time following Madden NFL 15 however, Jackson will also be given the honor of becoming a Madden cover player. After nearly 35 years since his NFL career began in 1987, Jackson will grace a special digital cover of Madden NFL 22. Beginning on Friday, players are once more in a position to play alongside him virtually. EA Sports also teamed up with Nike to re-create the company's iconic Bo Knows ad campaign by using a digitally rendered image of his signature shoe which is called the Nike Air Bo Turf in buy Madden nfl 22 coins the gameplay.