New Ways to Compete as a Team %u2013 Hockey is a sport that comes to life in a competitive team-based gameplay experience. Whether it%u2019s through speed, skill, or physicality, every player makes an impact on the ice no matter what position they play or their role on the team. So grab some friends and jump into 6 v. 6 Online Team Play or Online Couch Co-op before joining a team in the reimagined EA SPORTS Hockey League that features specialized player classes resulting in a balanced competitive experience out on the ice.
A Way to Play For Every Hockey Fan - Whether you%u2019re an armchair GM, want to live out your NHL pro fantasy, or build your ultimate dream team, NHL 16 will deliver a single-player game mode for every type of hockey fan. Player Morale adds a new element to Be a GM where you now have to manage player personalities that directly effect on-ice performance. In Be a Pro, your on-ice actions now dictate the type of player you become with an all-new progression system. Finally, the most played mode in the NHL series gets even better with Hockey Ultimate Team: Single Player Seasons.
Complete Control From Every Position %u2013 Whether you play as a forward, defenseman or goalie, NHL 16 delivers a balanced gameplay experience that makes every position on the ice meaningful to team success. With gameplay innovation on offense and defense, players have new tools to not only score goals, but to prevent them as well. Precision Skating allows you to make refined movements with your skater in any situation in the offensive or defensive zone and Seamless Pick Pickups give you the ability to quickly control a pass or corral a loose puck giving you more time and control to make your next move.
Unrivaled Game Day Authenticity %u2013 NHL 16 brings the game to life with Distinct Team Arena Atmospheres, the most realistic players yet complete with Playoff Beards, and a Story Driven Commentary package to pull you into the energy of the game like never before.