The NHL 21 trial is available for EA Play (originally EA Access) subscribers on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Members will have 10 hours of trial time.
If you’re not seeing NHL 21 available to download in the EA Play app, just go to the Microsoft or PlayStation Store from your console and download it from there.
After playing a few games, make sure to post your impressions here.
It's time 🏒🎮 Play #NHL21 first trial now with EA Play 👀
— EA SPORTS NHL (@EASPORTSNHL) October 8, 2020
NHL 21 launches worldwide October 16th, pre-order NHL 21 Great Eight Edition and get it 3 days earlier, on October 13. It includes the following:
- Up to 10 HUT Diamond Player Choice Packs (2 per month for 5 months)
- HUT Synergy Veteran Choice Pack (Choice 1 of 10; +1 OVR per month until August 2021)
- HUT Cover Athlete Choice Pack (Choice of: Ovechkin, Matthews, McDavid, Pettersson, Laine, Subban)
- 3 Days Early Access
- Be A Pro XP Boost and Bonus Trait and Specialization Points
- 5 Unlocked World of Chel Hockey Bags
As for next-gen consoles, there won’t be a true PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X version, only forward compatibility.