I commend your efforts in posting this support drive for implementation of spoken menus into Madden 18. However, I'd like to clear up a couple of important misconceptions:
1. Narrator is not what would speak the menus.
Microsoft have developed and made available, as part of the XDK, an element called Microsoft Speech Synthesis API. This hooks into the same systems that power Narrator, but is not actually the Narrator system itself. The code works by passing strings from the game through the MSSA system with a combination of variables and allows for not just menus to be labeled but for UI elements to be spoken as well, as far as I understand it, though currently no commercial game has worked with any of these techniques as of yet.
2. MSSA depends on engine-level support
I am not a developer so do not have access to the documentation, but, from what I understand, the system that would be needed requires the engine the game runs on to also support it. This means that if Madden or any other EA game's engine doesn't support the feature, it cannot be added in.
3. There are a number of other obstacles that prevent players picking up Madden 18, not just the aforementioned lack of support (though I'll admit that's likely a large percentage of the reason why there are players who haven't purchased the game). Other reasons include its user unfriendliness towards newcomers to not only the game, but the sport as well. This could technically be said for many games of differing genres, however with American Football being so engrained as a cultural element, I also understand that this can be subjective but believe it's worth highlighting.
4. There are other possibilities to resolve these issues
The general practice of EA games using large and complex menu structures is what's really at fault here, I believe (battlefront 2 and UFC3 are both indicative of this trend). If that changes, do you reckon that this might alter the discussion in any way? Personally, I believe it would given there'd be less steps to remember and less elements that could go awry if steps are misremembered.
Again, I am not dismissing your effort at all, just thought I'd clear up a few things that it might be easy to miss. I do not claim to be an authority on the above information and if I, in turn, have made any mistakes in the provided content, please feel free to clarify the potential issues with said content.
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