How to Pre-Order NHL 22 on PlayStation and Xbox

EA Sports has just announced pre-orders for NHL 22 which will be available on the PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One. The game will be available for pre-order in two distinct editions and we’ve listed down the differences between both and how you can pre-order the game.

With graphical improvements, updated teams and rosters, and improvements to the overall gameplay, NHL 22 seems to be quite promising! The developers will also be providing us with more information about the game as we inch towards the release date!

How to Pre-Order NHL 22

Pre-ordering NHL 22 is as easy as ever! Plus, you get a lot of perks for pre-ordering this time. Currently, there are two editions available for pre-order.

  • Standard Edition
  • X-Factor Edition

You can take a look at the difference between both these editions down below.

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Pre-Order Benefits

  • Dual entitlement (upgrade to GEN5 console version for free)
  • 3-days early access
  • Up to 10 HUT Diamond player choice packs
  • HUT X-Factor player choice packs
  • Up to 4 HUT X-Factor power-up packs
  • 5 World of CHEL X-Factor zone ability unlocks
  • x5 Unlocked hockey bags
  • Be a pro X-Factor slot unlocks (2). XP boost and bonus trait points
  • Up to x10 Loyalty Pack for owning all of the last 3 NHL titles

How to Pre-Order on Xbox Series X | S / Xbox One

Pre-ordering the game on Xbox Series X | S / Xbox One is relatively simple. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Open the Microsoft Store link for the game.
  • Select the edition you want to purchase. (You can take a look at the differences between both of them down below.)
  • The game will be available for you to play on October 12, 2021.

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How To Pre-Order on PlayStation 4 / PlayStation 5

To pre-order NHL 22 on a PS4 or PS5, here are the steps you need to follow:

  • Open the PlayStation Store
  • Select the edition of the game you wish to buy. (You can find the difference between both below.)
  • The game will be available for you to play 3 days earlier on October 12, 2021.

What is the Release Date for NHL 22

NHL 22 will be available on the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5 & PS4 on October 15 2021.

However, players who pre-order will be able to play the game 3 days earlier on October 12, 2021.

What is the Difference Between the Standard and X-Factor Edition?

The Standard and X-Factor Edition have a few differences that more than make up for the price difference.

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 Unlockks
  • 2 Be A Pro X-Factor Slot Unlocks, XP Boost, and Bonus Trait Points
  • 5 Unlocked Hockey Bags
  • NHL 22 for PlayStation 5 & PlayStation 4
  • 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)

Is NHL 22 Available on the PC?

Sadly, there seems to be no PC version of the game available for the game as of yet. NHL 22 is currently available Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5 & PS4.

Who is the Cover Athlete for NHL 22?

Auston Matthews from the Toronto Maple Leafs is the Cover Athlete for NHL 22.


Are you excited for NHL 22? What version will you pre-order? Let us know in the comments section down below!

You can learn more about what’s new in the game here!

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