It’s that time of year again when the annual sports titles start coming out. One of potentially the more overlooked ones is NHL. The hockey sport will get represented once again this year as EA Sports has announced NHL 22. This year’s edition looks like it’ll be familiar for fans, but will have some pretty big changes with improved graphics, a new engine and next gen versions.
You can see the full announcement trailer below. It will feature Auston Matthews as the global cover athlete. It will feature the move to Frostbite, EA’s internal engine, and will see improved lightning, shadows, VFX and more. It will also bring the series in the new gen as both PlayStation and Xbox Series will get a version this year. The game is up for preorder now, which you can see here, and also includes an X-Factor Edition that will allow 3 days early access and various perks.
NHL 22 will release on October 15th for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One.