Madden Training Camp – How To Intercept Passes – Ballhawk 101
Ballhawk in Madden NFL 13 means that anytime you hold Y (Xbox) or Triangle (PS3) your defender will try and make the best play possible on the ball.
BallHawk Madden 13 TipsIn Madden NFL 12, holding Y would just let you make a catch, but you still had to get into position with the left stick. Now the game will help you get to the spot of the ball as well, very similar to the defensive assist that you get by holding A (Xbox) or X (PS3).
The best way to intercept the ball last year was to strafe and get to the front of the catch circle as seen in our video on the EA Sports Blog
This season you want to be trailing the WR and you will leap up and snag the ball using ballhawk. Interceptions will be more prevalent than last season and it should make it easy for newer players to pick passes and go to the house!