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NHL 17 Public Beta

Posted July 27th at 7:00pm.

Starting July 28 until August 4, the NHL 17 beta will be available to play on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 for players who have registered. This will be your only chance to experience NHL 17 before the game hits stores September 13, 2016. 

*NHL Insiders who have registered for the beta will get 24 hours of exclusive beta access starting July 27th, follow the steps below to get beta access.   


  • If you have registered for the NHL 17 Beta log into your email that is associated with your EA Account to see if you’ve received an NHL 17 Beta code. To help make your experience even more enjoyable, your beta email will also include two (2) additional codes that you can share with friends who may have missed the beta registration date. 
  • Enter the beta code in the ‘redeem code’ section located in the PlayStation Store or Xbox Marketplace and start the download.  
  • Once the beta finishes downloading, click the NHL 17 tile and start playing!

*Must be 18+. Internet connection, EA Account, and Xbox One or PlayStation 4 Console required to participate.



Build. Collect. Compete. The most played mode in EA SPORTS NHL gets even better! Introducing HUT Synergy, an all-new “Team Building” system designed to challenge the way you build and play as your Ultimate Team. Pair player strengths together to create synergy in your roster and grant perks across your lineups. The all-new HUT Dynamic Sets mechanic takes collecting to a new level that replicates the biggest real-world hockey moments. Collect sets to unlock rewards, including new thematic sets, to constantly build and improve your team.  With Dynamic HUT Sets, if it happens hockey, it happens in NHL 17.


Take your EA SPORTS Hockey League team to the next level and build your brand by completing games, and leveling up your player and team to unlock customization items. Give your uniform a unique look or use the all-new Arena Creator to build the home ice you’ve always wanted. Check out the EASHL trailer below to see what you can experience in the NHL 17 Beta:


Play NHL 17 online in a one vs. one environment. Own Every Zone with more end-to-end control with authentic goalies featuring positional awareness and Reactionary Save Intelligence, all-new Net Battles for offensive and defensive zone play, and dozens of thrilling new goal celebrations. Check out the Gameplay Series: Control the Ice Trailer below to see what else is new in NHL 17 gameplay:


The purpose of this beta is to gather data and opinions from the people who love the EA SPORTS NHL franchise. If you take part in the beta, come back here and let us know what you think! Positive or negative - it's important that the community comes together to let the developers know what you like and dislike so we can provide the best experience possible when the game launches.

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NHL 17 is in stores September 13, 2016 - pre-order your copy today!

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