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22 Sep 2020

NHL 21 Ultimate Team: HUT RUSH reveal, features, pre-order rewards & more

NHL 21 Ultimate Team: HUT RUSH reveal, features, pre-order
rewards & more

EA is coming with an all new approach to Ultimate Team gameplay in the newest NHL game.

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NHL 21 HUT RUSH

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HUT Pre-Order Bonuses

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HUT Veteran Bonus

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Official Reveal Trailer

EA have given us a feature reveal roadmap for NHL 21, and shown us some important things like impending gameplay changes.

For NHL 21 HUT, we also got a brand new feature that will shake things up - HUT RUSH.

NHL 21 HUT RUSH

HUT in NHL 21 will be getting some new features, all led by HUT RUSH.

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WHERE LEGENDS ARE MADE: Fill your locker room with greats to take over HUT in NHL 21

We got some reveals around HUT RUSH earlier in the year, but we've just gotten our first look at the game mode, and a list of all of its changes.

READ MORE: NHL 21 Demo: Beta, Release Date, Features, Gameplay & more

HUT RUSH will shake up NHL 21 Ultimate Team gameplay from the ground up by speeding up the matchmaking process, and rewarding creative plays that make for huge moments.

READ MORE: NHL 21 Gameplay: New features revealed

It will include the following:

  • Playable mascots
  • Style-based point system
  • New game types (3v3, 5v5 and more) with rankings
  • Outdoor arenas

HUT Pre-Order Bonuses

NHL 21 will give quite a few different HUT-based pre-order rewards for NHL 21.

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For the Great Eight Edition of NHL 21 - players will receive 10 HUT Diamond Player Choice Packs, HUT Synergy Veteran Choice Pack, and a HUT Cover Athlete Choice Pack.

READ MORE: NHL 21 Release Date: Launch date leaked? Early Access, EA Play & more

These will be huge boosts to your squad, so you won't want to miss them! But these aren't the only rewards players can get for HUT by pre-ordering.

HUT Veteran Bonus

On top of the regular NHL 21 pre-order bonuses for HUT, players who have owned the last three EA NHL games will receive an additional Veteran Bonus.

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ON THE GRIND: Veterans of the game are getting rewarded in NHL 21

The Veteran Bonus includes up to 10 HUT Loyalty Reward Packs.

READ MORE: NHL 21 Editions: Standard, Ultimate, Great Eight, bonus content & more

This is an awesome thing to see from EA, and gives players who have been on the NHL game grind a greater chance to start strong in NHL 21.

Official Reveal Trailer

Hyped about NHL 21? Look no further than the newly released Official Reveal Trailer to see some of the action!

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about NHL 21