Skimbo is the winner of the Madden 17 Championship. He survived a late redzone attack by Problem to win the final 24-20. Skimbo wins $150,000 as the champion in addition to winning the championship belt.
Problem almost did not make the championship game. He found himself down six with 1:38 left in his semifinal matchup. With the help of Deion Sanders, Problem returned a kickoff for a touchdown. He would go on to have a defensive stand to close out an improbable victory to punch his ticket to the championship. Here’s a highlight of the game-winning return:
Speaking of championship, here’s a look at the Madden 17 championship belt and a bracket showing how each gamer reached the final.
Follow Problem and Skimbo on Twitter for an inside look at the tournament. In other Madden news, EA Sports released the Madden 18 cover and trailer on Friday. In addition to learning Tom Brady is on the cover, fans learned the new Madden will have a Story Mode.
All this combined with the Frostbite engine giving the game a visual face-lift leads to a highly anticipated Madden 18.