NHL 22 is all set for a big debut on PS4

NHL 22 is on the verge of release and the EA Play trial is finally live.

The NHL 22 reveal trailer gave us an early look at new features and gave us a lot to look forward to when the game finally releases this month.

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It's true that the title is growing on next-gen platforms, but here's everything you need to know about NHL 22 on PS4.

UPDATED - EA Play Trial is Live

The 10-hour trial for NHL 22 is now live for EA Play subscribers! You can head into your digital store, head to the game's page and download the trial from there!

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NHL Cover Athlete revealed!

There was plenty of speculation surrounding who might end up as the cover athlete but we didn't expect this selection.

Our NHL 22 cover athlete is a Center for the Toronto Maple Leafs that was recently featured on NHL 20!

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BACK AGAIN: Auston Matthews will grace the NHL 22 cover

The great news is along with the NHL cover athlete announcement, we also got to see a reveal trailer for NHL 22. The release date is currently set for October 15, 2021, and will launch on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, and PS5 that day.

To read more on the trailer reveals along with some pre order details, follow this link!

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Check out the NHL 22 reveal trailer!

Players that have been anxiously waiting for more NHL 22 news will be happy to hear that the reveal trailer is finally here!

Announced earlier this week via a tweet by @EASPORTSNHL, the trailer debuted on Thursday, August 19th, 2021.

Although it's just a reveal trailer, we get a good glimpse as to what the game might look like on the Frostbite-powered engine.

Although we didn't get any gameplay with this reveal, we should definitely see a gameplay trailer in the future, perhaps even a next gen exclusive trailer.

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Release Date on PS4

The release date for NHL 22 is set for October 15, 2021.

Players that are looking to pre order can now do so and there are two editions to choose from. One is the NHL 22 Standard Edition and the other is the NHL 22 X-Factor Edition.

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DYNAMIC: NHL 22 will perform beautifully on current gen consoles

Regardless of what you choose you'll get rewards that will be valuable when the game releases. To read more surrounding the pre order rewards and how you can reserve your copy, head here!

Price on PS4

With next gen versions of the title boasting improved graphics and enticing new features, current gen will remain at its typical price.

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USUAL COST: NHL 22 will stay at its standard price for current gen users.

NHL 22 will cost $69.99 on next gen for the Standard Edition, but the price will be at the usual $59.99 for current gen players.

NHL 22 on PS4 will also cost more for the X-Factor Edition of the game. If you're looking to purchase the X-Factor Edition it will cost you between $89.99 and $99.99, depending on if you have EA Play.

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NHL 22 Pre Order

NHL 22 on PS4 is available to be pre ordered NOW and you can do so by heading here!

Now that the NHL 22 cover athlete and the two editions have been announced, players can begin placing their pre orders. If you'd like to read more on what rewards will be available when you place a pre order, follow this link!

As we near the release date, more information and hopefully a look at the gameplay will be revealed, stay tuned for everything surrounding NHL 22.