To celebrate the start of the NHL season, NHL 20 is available now through Free Play Days for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members this weekend! With more customization, new modes, and gameplay innovation, you can experience even more ways to demonstrate your skills.
You can find and install the game here on Xbox.com. In the Microsoft Store, you must be signed in to see the option to install with your Xbox Live Gold membership. To download on console, click on the Gold member area on the home dashboard on your Xbox One.
If you like what you’ve played and want to keep the fun going, you can purchase the game and continue playing while keeping your Gamerscore and achievements earned in-game during the event.
Before you lace ‘em up, here are five new things to look for in NHL 20:
- Signature Shots: Real Player Motion (RPM) tech-powered gameplay introduces Signature Shots that replicate your favorite NHL players’ real-world shot styles. Over 45 new shot animations make every attack a threat, and new passing and puck pick-ups create faster, fluid gameplay executed at full speed.
- All-New Eliminator Mode: A new mode in the World of Chel introduces winner-take-all competition. Take it on solo, until you’re the last player standing, or jump in with friends and compete to be the best in the barn.
- Ones Now: Play the fan favorite Ones mode offline and on-the-couch with friends, allowing you to compete up close and personal for head-to-head bragging rights.
- Squad Battles: For the first time ever, compete offline against squads assembled by the Hockey Ultimate Team community. Or, challenge the Featured Squad, which rotates each week and is assembled by NHL players, hot musical artists, hockey influencers, and superstar athletes from other major sports.
- Alumni Teams: Feeling nostalgic? Jump in with one of the games alumni teams, featuring players from the past.
- *Bonus*: Gritty!
Don’t miss out on this exciting Free Play Days for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members! Learn more about Free Play Days here and stay tuned to Xbox Wire to find out about future Free Play Days and all the latest Xbox gaming news.