Will NHL 24 be on Xbox Game Pass?

NHL 24 player

NHL 24 player

The upcoming instalment of the ice hockey video game franchise is very close to releasing, with NHL 24 coming on 6 October. While NHL 23 received mixed reviews, gamers expect the improvements NHL 24 is bringing to make it one of the best games in franchise history. So, fans are asking many questions about the much-anticipated title.

One of those questions is "Will NHL 24 be on Xbox Game Pass?". Given the info we gathered up to this point, we will give you a clear but in-depth answer to this question.

We already talked about who is the NHL 24 cover athlete, and whether NHL 24 will be on PC. So, let's now see if NHL 24 will be coming to the Xbox Game Pass.

Is NHL 24 coming to Xbox Game Pass?

The short answer to this question would be NO. NHL 24 is not coming to the Xbox Game Pass, at least not at launch. However, as it happened in previous years, we can expect the game to arrive at the Xbox service around 6 months after its release.

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NHL 23 became available on Xbox Game Pass for Ultimate subscribers in April 2023. We can expect a similar scenario for NHL 24, so if you want to try out the game before that you will need to buy it.

What is Xbox Game Pass Ultimate?

First, let’s explain what is the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. If you purchase Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, you’ll get access to over 400 high-quality games from multiple different genres and developers. You'll also get an EA Play membership.

With an EA Play membership, you can get access to all EA Sports games. You can even try out new games for a 10-hour period. When that period is over, you can acquire it for a discounted price.

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Given that EA Sports is the developer behind the NHL franchise, there is a pretty strong chance gamers will get NHL 24 on Xbox Game Pass, but only a few months after its release, as mentioned above.

We hope this article answers all of your questions. For more guides and all the latest news about NHL 24, check out Realsport101.

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