In EA SPORTS™ NHL Ⓡ 20 , your favorite NHL stars now look and feel more authentic with new
Signature Shots and over 45 new shot types that make every attack a threat. A new broadcast
package celebrates your biggest plays as you take on all-new game modes, including the new
winner-take-all Eliminator mode where you play solo or team up with friends to take down the
Speed and Shooting Fueled by RPM Tech
NHL 20 introduces the next major innovation in RPM Tech -powered gameplay with Superstar
Signature Shots. Your favorite NHL stars now look and feel truly authentic with the trademark
shooting-styles you recognize from the real world. Additionally, over 45 new contextual shot
animations make shooting more lifelike as players use new tools to get the puck on net.
RPM Tech also more speed to gameplay through revamped animation blending that allows
players to execute shots, passes, and puck pickups without slowing a skater’s pace; creating
faster, more skilled and more fluid plays up and down the ice.
Finally, new goaltender A.I. includes full offensive threat analysis, allowing goalies to read the
positioning and threat level of every attack before actively controlling rebounds and redirecting
pucks away from danger.
A New Generation of Hockey Broadcasting
A revamped broadcast package delivers fresh new play-by-play and color commentary to NHL
20 , paired with overhauled scoreboards, overlays and motion graphics; all built to put you at the
center of the game’s biggest moments. See your most memorable plays come to life in new
Play Of The Game highlights designed to put your best skills on a pedestal for your teammates
and your opponents.
New Mode and Icons in Hockey Ultimate Team
Hockey Ultimate Team introduces a new way to play in Squad Battles, the fan-favorite mode
from EA SPORTS FIFA that allows you to compete and earn big rewards in offline battles. New
opponents are refreshed every day, including weekly Featured Squads assembled by NHL
players, hot musical artists, hockey influencers, and superstar athletes from other major sports.
Squad Battles introduces a brand new way to compete, earn and collect your dream team as
you take on the best teams assembled by the biggest names in sports and entertainment.
Hockey Ultimate Team also welcomes a new roster of playable hockey Icons, bringing the total
number of collectible and playable Icons to over 400.
New Ways to Play With Friends
NHL 20 adds an all-new competitive game mode: Eliminator . Inspired by the winner-take-all
competition in battle royale, Eliminator is a new way to compete in NHL ONES and NHL
THREES that pits 81 players against each other in a survival tournament bracket to be crowned
the ultimate winner. Compete solo in ONES Eliminator , or squad up with friends in THREES
Eliminator as you attempt to win four back-to-back elimination rounds against increasingly
competitive opponents for ultimate bragging rights.
Also new to NHL 20 , last year’s fan-favorite outdoor free-for-all mode, ONES , is now available to
play in local multiplayer. You and two friends can select from an elite roster of your favorite NHL
players, each with a unique class-based playstyle, and compete on eight outdoor ponds from
the comfort of your couch in the ultimate party mode.
An Ever-Expanding World of CHEL
New to World of CHEL are CHEL Challenges , weekly in-game events across all of your favorite
modes that unlock unique customization rewards, character XP and more. Adding to the robust
character customization options introduced in NHL 19 , World of CHEL now offers over 2,000
unique customization items to craft your look and your playstyle - from gear and equipment, to
lifestyle apparel from hockey’s biggest brands. Four new outdoor locations bring the game to
never-before-seen ponds in remote wilderness and city landmarks inspired by iconic locations."