NHL 22 Beta Release Date – Can You Still Play The Beta?

NHL Closed technical testing began on the 30th of August

NHL 22 Release Date And Early Access
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The official release date for NHL 22 is October 15th, with the closed beta recently starting at the end of August. Some of those who signed up were lucky enough to get invited to play the NHL 22 beta. The beta’s main purpose is to stress test the online servers, while also collecting feedback from the gamers. Can you still play the NHL Beta now we have gone beyond the release date? Let’s take a look.

NHL 22 Beta Release Date

Registration for the closed beta began in early August and while most of the invites have already gone out, there could be a few still yet to receive theirs. Interestingly, NHL fans have been asking EA if any more beta codes are coming out to which EA stated ‘if you follow their social channels on Twitter, there might be opportunities to receive an extra giveaway code to participate in the test’.

The file size could be as big as 30 GB, so make sure you’ve got ample room just in case you get the invite.

What Does The NHL 22 Beta Include?

  • Pro-Am
  • Ones Eliminator
  • Threes Eliminator
  • EASHL Drop-in (3v3 and 6v6)
  • EASHL Clubs (3v3 and 6v6)

Participants in this closed beta must refrain from recording, streaming, or basically capturing any portion of the test. Failure to do so could see you get removed from the test entirely and possibly receive EA bans.

NHL 22 Pre Order

Preorders for NHL 22 are live and there are a few additional extras that might tickle your fancy.

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NHL 22 Pre Order Bonus

Standard Edition

  • Up to 2 HUT Diamond player choice packs (1 per month for 2 months)
  • 5 World of Chel X-factor zone ability unlocks
  • 2 be a pro X-factor slot unlocks, XP boost, and bonus trait points
  • 1 unlocked hockey bag

X-Factor Edition

  • Up to 10 HUT Diamond player choice packs (2 per month for 5 months)
  • 5 World of Chel X-factor zone ability unlocks
  • 2 be a pro X-factor slot unlocks, XP boost, and bonus trait points
  • 5 unlocked hockey bag
  • NHL 22 for next-gen & current-gen consoles
  • 3-days early access
  • HUT X-factor player choice pack (2 of 25)
  • HUT X-factor power-up starter pack
  • Up to 4 HUT X-factor power-up packs (1 per month for 4 months, starting in November 2021)

Pre order NHL 22 here