NHL 22 is an ice hockey sports simulation video game from the developer studio, EA Vancouver, and publisher, EA Sports. The game is the 31st installment in the popular NHL video game series. It is the first game in the series that uses a new game engine, this time the game uses the proprietary Frostbite Engine. The game is coming on various platforms such as PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and also on Xbox Series X/S in October 2021.
X-Factor Edition of NHL 22
The game is launching in the form of different editions. Likewise, with the NHL 22 X-Factor Edition for Xbox Series X|S or PlayStation 5, players will also be able to play it on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, respectively. The Standard Edition of NHL 22 does not include this Dual Entitlement feature on any other platform. Players who start playing the game on a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One will be able to transfer their HUT Team value and progress to the game on the PlayStation 5 or on Xbox Series X|S.
New Features in the Game Modes in NHL 22
Hockey Ultimate Team:
Players can now unlock and choose synergies for upgrading players’ attributes and increasing the ultimate team’s performance.
World of CHEL:
Customize Player Classes: Better and more comprehensive tools for customization.
Revamp to World of CHEL Hub: Better accessibility to game modes, player customization, clubs, rewards, challenges, and stats in a completely new hub.
New Party Flow:
Invite friends and hang out anywhere in the World of CHEL hub.
EASHL Club Arenas:
Player’s EASHL Club custom arena is a home base in the World of CHEL hub.
Be a Pro: Brand new multi-season storylines and challenges that offer long-term goals like building a player’s dynasty.
Franchise Mode: Players can now have an expansion draft for the 33rd NHL team.
Coming to the main topic of this article, many fans are wondering if multiplayer is coming to the upcoming NHL 22.
Multiplayer in NHL 22
The upcoming NHL 22 features both single-player and multiplayer game modes. Likewise, the multiplayer mode features different variations such as:
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