NHL 16 Release: 9 Important Details

What you can expect from the NHL 16 release in 2015 including new NHL 16 features and key NHL 16 release date details that buyers need to know about.

EA is putting a lot of focus on the new NHL game to win back gamers to the series. From ask a developer options to a NHL 16 beta, it is clear that EA wants the new game to succeed.

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As gamers prepare to play the new hockey game, and even take part in a NHL 16 beta, we want to share what you can expect from the new game and the most important NHL 16 release details.

This topic spans new game features, a NHL 16 demo and the NHL 16 release date as well as new ways to play.

What you need to know about the NHL 16 release and NHL 16 release date.

What you need to know about the NHL 16 release and NHL 16 release date.

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NHL 16 is available on Xbox One and PS4. There is a new NHL game for the Xbox 360 and PS3, but it is NHL Legacy Edition, not the same game as NHL 16. There is no Wii U or PC option for NHL 16.

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After rough reviews for NHL 15, EA is counting on a major comeback to convince gamers that the company can make a great hockey game for Xbox One and PS4. With a variety of play modes including Online Team Play, EASHL, Hockey Ultimate Team and new training there is a lot to know about the game.

Here are the most important NHL 16 release details you need to know now.

NHL 16 Release: 9 Important Details

NHL 16 Release Date

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NHL 16 Release Date

The NHL 16 release date is the same on PS4 and Xbox One, and it is the same across the U.S. and in Canada. As expected you can get the game at the same time on disk or digitally, but expect fewer midnight release events for NHL 16 than for Madden 16 and FIFA 16.

EA Sports confirmed the NHL 16 release date as September 15th. This is about the same time that the NHL game comes out every year, so it is not a big shock, but it is good to know exactly when you can get the game.

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NHL 16 pre-orders on Xbox One and PS4 allow pre-loading the game and the game is playable at 12:01 AM Eastern.

If you pre-order NHL 16 online you can get release day delivery from most retailers free of charge. You can also count on the ability to walk into any game store on the NHL 16 release date and buy the game without a pre-order.

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