female presences revealed on the ice

Here’s something new that is sure to delight any NHL fan and ice hockey fan in general: Electronic Arts has just revealed that the first playable women’s teams are on their way to NHL 22.

But there is more news! Come see what they are …

Electronic Arts recently unveiled some news for NHL 22, the game that represents this season of the competition of the same name, and which we had the opportunity to try out here.

According to the American company, NHL 22 is about to receive the first female teams in history, in a video game in the series.

Playable women’s teams will be available for the first time in the NHL (in the year 2022), along with the IIHF women’s teams and the World Championship. Players will be able to celebrate this golden age of women’s hockey by playing with their favorite teams and players. Starting in early 2022, players can hit the ice with US team icon Hilary Knight and Hockey Canada captain Marie-Philippe Poulin, among other stars.

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But more… EA SPORTS has stepped up the globalization of NHL 22 with the inclusion of content from the IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation), which is now available in-game as part of the latest game update. As a result, players can now strap on their skates and compete in the prestigious World Junior Tournament and view updated jerseys and branding for men’s teams.

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 » Introduction of IIHF content in NHL 22 marks another milestone in the franchise’s continued evolution to reflect the diversity of its fans“Said Sean Ramjagsingh, vice president and general manager of EA SPORTS.  » We are very proud to showcase this stellar talent from around the world – and international women’s teams in particular – as they buckle up their virtual skates for the first time. »

NHL 22 also introduced a number of features fans long overdue as part of this latest update: List Sharing and HUT Content Migration. With roster sharing, fans can upload rosters of other players that they have uploaded throughout the year, while HUT Content MIGRATION allows players who have just started playing with previous generation consoles. transfer their HUT team value and progress to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S.

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Here you can see more details about the December patch that NHL 22 received.

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