This edition of the game is also not available outside North America.
Roberto Garza, a guard for the Chicago Bears, is the cover athlete for the Spanish version, Madden NFL 09 en Español.
Like all other games of EA Sports' 09 season, the "All Play" version of Madden seen on the Wii features a different photograph of Favre with different graphics and artwork than the other versions of the game.
The Anniversary Collector's Edition does not feature a cover athlete - it has a larger version of the Roman numeral XX logo shown in the top-left corner of the game's standard cover.
On September 15, 2008, EA made available a cover shot specifically for the Wii that had Brett Favre as a Jet.