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NHL 22 gameplay trailer shows off Frostbite, improvements

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A new NHL 22 gameplay trailer has shown off improvements as a result of both Frostbite and the current-gen technology of Xbox Series S & X and PS5.

The video below is narrated by EA Vancouver staffers including Sean Ramjagsingh and details changes coming to the franchise as part of the Frostbite Game Engine and the inclusion of Superstar X-Factors alongise a look at enhancd stick physics and a new augmented reality-boosted broadcast.

“For the first time ever, the legendary Frostbite engine comes to EA Sports NHL 22, bringing massive visual upgrades to both current and next generation console games alike,” EA Vancouver said alongside the video.

We’ve done a huge deep dive on NHL 22 ourselves: read more about Frostbite here, and more about X-Factors right here.

NHL 22 heads to Xbox One, Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, PS4 and PS5 on 15 October 2021. Its special X-Factor Edition will provide three days of early access from 12 October 2021. A technical test is expected later in August.



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