Archive for the ‘NHL’ Category
  • First feature details for NHL 20
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    Posted June 20th, 2019 at 7:15 am No Comments
    EA Sports waited until after EA Play and E3 this year to make the initial reveal for the upcoming NHL release. The announcement of Auston Matthews as cover athlete last night at the NHL Awards was accompanied by an overview of features and improvements for NHL 20. Those include a new presentation package with a new commentary team, the introduction of signature shots, and a new battle royale-inspired mode. (more…)...
  • NHL 19 free to those with XBL Gold
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    Posted June 4th, 2019 at 8:00 am No Comments
    NHL 19 has been essentially free to EA Access subscribers on Xbox one since early April. When the service launches on PS4 in July it'll be among the many games offered in the Vault there as well. Now though everyone with a Gold subscription on Xbox One can get a digital copy of the game for free and have it for as long as the sub remains active. Xbox One's Games with Gold program for the month of June includes NHL 19. It's available to grab through the end of the month. Sports games ha...
  • NHL 19 added to the EA Access Vault
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    Posted April 8th, 2019 at 2:15 pm No Comments
    The fourth EA Sports game from 2018 has reached the Vault in EA Access. NHL 19 was added today making it available in full to all subscribers just in time for the playoffs to begin. EA Access is currently exclusive to Xbox One with Sony having declined to offer the service on PS4 despite its remarkable value. Indications are that will finally change later this year. For $30 a year or $5 month-to-month, members get unlimited access to the back library of EA games on the console which in...
  • NHL 19 gameplay updated based on recent feedback from rollback
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    Posted January 25th, 2019 at 6:00 am No Comments
    Earlier this month EA Sports made a radical decision to turn back all the gameplay changes that had been made post-release in NHL 19, starting fresh from where the game began following its pre-release beta. After collecting consumer feedback for weeks based on that much earlier gameplay the developers have finalized adjustments that have been delivered through a tuner update that went live this morning. (more…)...
  • 10 hour trial for NHL 19 now available through EA Access on Xbox One
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    Posted September 5th, 2018 at 5:00 pm No Comments
    NHL 19 can now be downloaded as a timed trial with EA Access on Xbox One. Subscribers to the service will get 10 hours of playtime after which it will expire. The timer is ticking down whenever the game is loaded regardless of whether it is being played, menus are being navigated through, or if there is any activity taking place at all. Because of that make sure to exit out and close the application from the Xbox One home screen when not in use. The 10 hours are there to play immediately ...
  • Major scouting improvements for NHL 19
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    Posted August 18th, 2018 at 3:45 pm No Comments
    The first news on Franchise Mode for NHL 19 has arrived, with the focus at least for the initial reveal entirely on the scouting element of the mode. That'll now involve putting together teams of up to 20 scouts for the pro and amateur ranks, along with the option to hide some attributes that are only revealed by having actual scouts in attendance for players' games.  (more…)...
  • NHL 19 Open Beta Begins Today
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    Posted July 26th, 2018 at 9:45 am No Comments
    For the fourth straight year EA Sports is holding an open beta for the NHL series. What began with NHL 16 being limited to EASHL has since expanded to include several different modes and features. The beta for NHL 19 will begin today and run for a full week, through August 2nd. Download Beta: PlayStation 4 - Xbox One The beta on PS4/Xbox One includes character creation for use in the new NHL ONES, Threes Drop-In, Pro-Am and EA Sports Hockey League.  (more…)...
  • The focus on collision physics in NHL 19
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    Posted July 20th, 2018 at 2:15 pm No Comments
    EA Sports laid out the features for NHL 19 a month ago now, including the debut of the Real Player Motion animation system, a 1v1v1 mode called NHL ONES, and outdoor rinks. Today the publisher offered additional details on work done to gameplay, specifically that of the improvements that have been made to the collision physics.  (more…)...