Feel the intensity of hockey with all new gameplay features that dial up the pressure, physicality, and control of authentic on-ice action in NHL 24.
A complete revamp of the Chel gameplay experience that rewards extended offensive events and attack zone time, adding a dynamic new layer of authenticity and excitement to the game.
Sustained Pressure System
The offensive team can now earn a serious new advantage with the Sustained Pressure System. If players can keep the pressure on in the attack zone, they’ll trigger the Sustained Pressure perk, which lowers their opponent’s attributes for a limited time and opens up more room for them to move and sеt up plays.
Goalie Fatigue System
Thanks to the new Goalie Fatigue System, the longer you can keep up the pressure, the more tired your opponent’s goalie will get. Fatigue affects the netminder’s ability to react to shots as they get worn down over time, and upwards of 75 new goalie animations help bring this in-game storyline to life.
Overhauled physics and animations revolutionize physical contact and deliver realistic body checks like never before. New rag-doll and animation-based reactions create big moments at any point in the game. Plus, bigger checks open up more turnover opportunities, but if you don’t connect, you’ll be left out of position, adding a new layer of risk-reward gameplay. And yes, for those that like to get physical, you can now break the glass and send your opponent into the bench.
TOTAL CONTROL SKILL MOVES
A complete refresh of the control sеtup makes using highlight-reel moves more intuitive and accessible. Plus, we’ve added a new ability to fake, pass, or deke out of every move, opening up a whole new level of creativity and strategy for players.
VISION PASSING SYSTEM
A re-mapping of face buttons to your teammates, along with new visual iconography above pass receivers, allows for more direct passing and the ability to pass anywhere at