EA Sports activities introduced they’re eradicating the CPR landing celebration from Madden NFL 23, out of respect for NFL Buffalo Payments participant Damar Hamlin.
Earlier this month, Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest throughout a sport in opposition to the Cincinnati Bengals.
CPR was carried out on the sector and Hamlin was surrounded by fellow gamers with the intention to forestall the incident from changing into a spectacle.
“EA Sports activities is taking steps to take away the celebration from Madden NFL 23 by way of an replace within the coming days,” an EA Sports activities spokesperson instructed CBS Sports activities.
It’s not simply EA Sports activities who’s reacting to the landing taunting.
Final Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith apologized for doing it in an actual NFL match – an act which some spectators thought-about insensitive.
The corporate hasn’t stated when the taunt will probably be faraway from the sport, solely that it is going to be in an upcoming replace. Previous variations of Madden are speculatively unaffected.
Madden NFL 23 is offered now on Home windows PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and the Xbox Collection X/S.