Madden 22 Thinks My Name Is Profanity, Wait What?

Your last name contains a profane word. Please enter a different last name and try again - How about no?

Madden 22 Thinks My Name Is Profanity
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A strange and mysterious error message has been popping up on Madden 22 ‘Your last name contains a profane word. Please enter a different last name and try again’. Why oh why does Madden 22 think my name is profanity you ask? Well, it isn’t just you, loads of players are getting the same message after inputting common last names but why?

In what looks like a strange move from EA, the reason seems to be down to agreements with various schools and EA’s commitment to preventing the use of current college player’s names/images/likenesses. This makes little sense to me but fair enough.

Madden 22 Thinks My Name Is Profanity – Is There Anything We Can Do?

A lot of Madden 22 fans love to put a bit of role-playing into their in-game career and the fact that many won’t be able to emulate this with their last name on the back of the shirt is going to ruin the experience for a few. It is not necessarily a big deal but it has never been an issue in the past. Hopefully, it is a bug and not the reason discussed above, meaning a new patch could fix this peculiar issue in the coming months.

The best thing to do at the moment is raise a support ticket with EA, the more players that let them know there is an issue, the quicker they will likely sort it out.

If you are running out of patience and are considering a refund, check out this how-to guide.

What PC Do I Need To Run Madden 22?

Madden 22 Minimum

  • CPU : Athlon X4 880K @4GHz / Core i3-6100 @3.7GHz or better
  • RAM : 8GB RAM
  • GPU / Video Card : Radeon RX 460 / NVIDIA GTX 660 or equivalent
  • Storage : 50GB HDD
  • Operating System : Windows 10 (64-bit OS required)

Madden 22 Recommended

  • CPU : FX 8150 @3.6GHz / Core i5-3350 @3.40GHz or better
  • RAM : 12GB RAM
  • GPU / Video Card : Radeon R9 270x / GeForce GTX 680 or equivalent
  • Storage : 50GB SSD
  • Operating System : Windows 10 (64-bit OS required)