Yet his trio of games probably wouldn't have been possible without the virtual fame achieved by him in 1989's Tecmo Bowl, the first console game to Mut 22 coins get an official license from the NFL to feature players by name, image and similarity. Today, Jackson in Tecmo Bowl and 1991's Tecmo Super Bowl is considered to be one of the greatest video game avatars, along with Michael Vick from Madden NFL 2004.
Madden was released for the first time for PC in 1988 during Jackson's second season in the NFL. However, due to licensing issues as well as a hip injury that occurred during the 1990 NFL season, which forced him to take an early retirement from football, Jackson did not appear in Madden in the course of his career. The year 2014 was the first time Jackson became a part of the Madden appearance as a special-edition athlete with"the Ultimate Team game mode.
The news was announced on Wednesday. EA Sports announced that not only will Jackson return to the game for the first time since Madden NFL 15, but Jackson will also get the distinction of being a Madden cover player. After nearly 35 years since his NFL career started with the 1987 season, Jackson appears on a unique digital cover of Madden NFL 22. Beginning on Friday, players are once more able to play with him in virtual reality. EA Sports also teamed up with Nike to re-create the sportswear company's famous Bo Knows ad campaign by creating a digitally rendered version of his signature shoe, which is the Nike Air Bo Turf and incorporating it into the game.
Jackson has become the seventh 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 buy Madden 22 coins Barry Sanders (both Madden 25).