In NHL 19, hockey returns to its roots by taking the game to the great outdoors. Play on outdoor rinks and journey from the pond to the pros in new and returning modes. Compete with and against over 200 of the greatest hockey legends, including Wayne Gretzky, all powered by the cutting-edge gameplay technology Real Player Motion Tech. RPM Tech delivers explosive-edge skating with faster acceleration, and more responsiveness. A new collision physics system also adds bigger, jaw-dropping hits.
Introducing World of CHEL, a brand new game hub of new and returning Create-A-Character modes united under a single reward system. Design your character and progress to earn custom gear, equipment and over 900 new apparel customization options, including lifestyle clothing like hoodies, jackets, winter knits and more. Express yourself with a unique look and personalize your game with brand new player classes and unique player traits that give you the freedom to look, feel and play the way you want.The Legends Have ArrivedNHL 19 introduces over 200 legends from multiple eras in hockeys history. Play with or against the sports greatest players, including Wayne Gretzky. NHL 19 also introduces Hero Teams that combine the best players from past and present to create the ultimate fantasy matchups between todays superstars and yesterdays legends. Available in single player and multiplayer modes, history is now at your fingertips to play, team up and compete as the best of the best.Explosive-Edge SkatingThe cutting-edge animation gameplay technology, Real Player Motion Tech, comes to EA SPORTS NHL. RPM Tech delivers explosive-edge skating, enabling more control, acceleration and responsiveness up and down the ice. RPM Tech combines with brand new physics collision technology that makes jaw-dropping hits more life-like, varied, and satisfying. NHL 19 looks better, plays better, and feels better with two all-new tech systems delivering a more complete on-ice experience.