NHL 21 Release Date Announced, Cover Athlete Revealed

Electronic Arts right this moment introduced that NHL 21, the newest and best iteration of its hockey game franchise, will formally launch for the PlayStation four and Xbox One on October 16th. The video game had previously been delayed from its typical September launch window to October, and the next-gen variations for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X nonetheless seem to not be taking place in the mean time. It was additionally introduced right this moment that Stanley Cup winner Alex Ovechkin will function as the duvet athlete for the second time.

““It’s a huge honor to be on the cover of NHL 21 for the second cover in my career,” stated Ovechkin as a part of the announcement. “More importantly, I’m glad I’m looking just as good on the cover this year as I did in 2007!!!” You can take a look at the duvet for NHL 21 under:

NHL 21 additionally features a reworked Be A Pro mode, amongst different options, that permits gamers to expertise the game on and off the ice. Specifically talked about is the power to “impress the entrance workplace, go early on draft day, and chase greatness as gamers earn a spot on the primary line, compete for the Stanley Cup, and turn into the league’s subsequent greatest.”

As famous above, NHL 21 is ready to launch for the PlayStation four and Xbox One on October 16th. EA Play members might be “among the many first to work together with new options” the week prior on October ninth. You can take a look at all of our previous coverage of NHL 21 right here.

What do you concentrate on what we’ve heard about NHL 21 to this point? Are you bummed that there presently seems to be no plans for an Xbox Series X or PS5 model? Let us know within the feedback, or hit me up immediately on Twitter at @rollinbishop to speak all issues gaming!


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