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Madden 20 update 1.26 patch notes: it's all about Salary Cap mode

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With the season over, Madden 20 patch 1.26 - AKA the Madden 20 March title update - is the most specific yet. It's fully focussed on Salary Cap mode in Ultimate Team. With Last Chance Qualifiers for the Madden 20 Championship Series currently taking place, EA has adjusted the number of Salary Cap points that each X-Factor ability costs when added to your competitive roster. As such, these Madden 20 patch notes are presented in list form. Normal service will be resumed next month, with a title update expected around 6 March. For even more intel, dip into the official Madden NFL 20 Gridiron Notes

Madden 20 update 1.22: Increased Superstar Ability Caps

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- Inside Stuff increased from 8 cap to 15 cap
- No Outsiders increased from 10 cap to 15 cap
- Run Stopper increased from 15 cap to 16 cap
- Finesse Specialist increased from 35 cap to 45 cap
- Power Specialist increased from 35 cap to 45 cap
- Edge Threat increased from 35 cap to 40 cap
- Edge Threat Elite increased from 40 cap to 50 cap
- Pass Rush Elite increased from 40 cap to 50 cap
- Matchup Nightmare increased from 20 cap to 25 cap
- Arm Bar increased from 35 cap to 40 cap
- Juke Box increased from 40 cap to 45 cap
- Fastbreak increased from 60 cap to 85 cap

Madden 20 update 1.22: Decreased Superstar Ability Caps

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- In Specialist decreased from 3 cap to 2 cap
- Pocket Lead decreased from 5 cap to 2 cap
- Set Feet Lead decreased from 5 cap to 2 cap
- Pass Lead Elite decreased from 10 cap to 4 cap
- In Out Elite decreased from 6 cap to 4 cap
- Curl Comeback Elite decreased from 10 cap to 7 cap
- Pocket Deadeye decreased from 10 cap to 8 cap
- Cross Specialist decreased from 15 cap to 10 cap
- Route Technician decreased from 15 cap to 10 cap
- Outside Apprentice decreased from 18 cap to 10 cap
- Post Specialist decreased from 15 cap to 11 cap
- Out Corner Elite decreased from 15 cap to 12 cap
- In Post Elite decreased from 16 cap to 12 cap
- Conductor decreased from 15 cap to 12 cap
- All Day decreased from 18 cap to 15 cap
- Secure Protector decreased from 18 cap to 15 cap
- Red Zone Threat decreased from 18 cap to 15 cap
- Edge Protector decreased from 20 cap to 16 cap
- Gun Slinger decreased from 20 cap to 18 cap
- TE Apprentice decreased from 25 cap to 20 cap
- RB Apprentice decreased from 25 cap to 20 cap
- Pass Block Elite decreased from 28 cap to 25 cap
- Backfield Master decreased from 35 cap to 30 cap
- Protected decreased from 40 cap to 30 cap
- Man Up decreased from 25 cap to 22 cap
- Zoned Out decreased from 28 cap to 25 cap

Madden 20 patch 1.22: Decreased X-Factor Ability Caps

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- Pro Reads decreased from 10 cap to 1 cap
- Fearless decreased from 10 cap to 1 cap
- Bazooka decreased from 15 cap to 5 cap
- Max Security decreased from 20 cap to 5 cap
- RAC’em Up decreased from 20 cap to 5 cap
- Satellite decreased from 25 cap to 10 cap
- Brick Wall decreased from 15 cap to 10 cap
- Wrecking Ball decreased from 25 cap to 15 cap
- First One Free decreased from 25 cap to 15 cap
- Freight Train decreased from 25 cap to 15 cap
- Blitz Radar decreased from 20 cap to 15 cap
- Run & Gun decreased from 35 cap to 15 cap
- Gambler decreased from 40 cap to 20 cap
- Double Me decreased from 30 cap to 25 cap
- Run Stuffer decreased from 15 cap to 5 cap
- Fearmonger decreased from 15 cap to 10 cap
- Reinforcement decreased from 20 cap to 10 cap
- Shutdown decreased from 25 cap to 10 cap
- Zone Hawk decreased from 25 cap to 10 cap
- Unstoppable Force decreased from 30 cap to 20 cap

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