However, his three games may not have been Mut 22 coins possible without the virtual celebrity status he garnered in 1989's Tecmo Bowl, the first console game to receive an authorization of the NFL to show players' name, picture and likeness. Today, Jackson in Tecmo Bowl and 1991's Tecmo Super Bowl is considered one of the greatest video game avatars. The same is true for Michael Vick from Madden NFL 2004.
Madden was released for the first time by Microsoft PC in 1988 during Jackson's second season in the NFL. However, due licensing issues and a hip injury during the 90 NFL season, which forced his premature retirement from football, Jackson never appeared in Madden during his playing years. It wasn't until 2014 that Jackson first made his Madden debut as a special edition athlete playing in"the Ultimate Team game mode.
On Wednesday, EA Sports announced that not only will Jackson return to the game as he hasn't played after Madden NFL 15 however, Jackson will also have the privilege of being a Madden cover player. About 35 years after his NFL career started around 1987 Jackson is set to grace the cover featuring a digital version of Madden NFL 22. On Friday, players will be playing with him in virtual reality. EA Sports also teamed up with Nike to revive the famous sportswear brand's Bo Knows ad campaign by including a digitally rendered rendition of his iconic shoe which is which is the Nike Air Bo Turf to the gaming.
Jackson was the 7th running back named as a Madden cover athlete. He is followed by Eddie George (Madden 2001), Marshall Faulk (Madden 2003), Shaun Alexander (Madden 2007), Peyton Hillis (Madden 12), Adrian Peterson and cheap Madden nfl 22 coins Barry Sanders (both Madden 25).