Patrick Willis hits hardest in 'Madden 13'

'Madden' voters seem to have little doubt Patrick Willis is the NFL's best linebacker. Kyle Terada/US Presswire

With “Madden NFL 13” hitting stores today, you’ll notice a few ratings changes when it comes to the game’s defense. That’s because thanks to a fan vote, EA Sports is making roster updates to upgrade players in the following categories so that they are the elite star at their position:

Tackling: Patrick Willis

Hit Power: Patrick Willis

Cover Ability: Darrelle Revis

Speed: Patrick Peterson

According to EA Sports, each of these players will now receive a ratings boost to 99 in each of these categories to help you better dominate polygonal opponents.

Game on.