First update for NHL 15 brings new mode and improvements

NHL 15 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One was released two weeks ago and many fans were very disappointed with the delivered product. EA Sports has promised to add new modes and improvement to the game over the coming months and today, the first update is now available.

This update brings the Playoff Mode, add the 3 stars of the game as well as improvements to Be a Pro and Ultimate Team mode. Other updates adding content should follow in the coming months.

You can see below some screenshots of this update.


Play an offline bracket tournament with up to 16 teams. Use the teams from the NHL or create your own tournament tree by selecting teams from up to 12 different leagues. Play or simulate each game and track player and team stats throughout the tournament.


After each shift you will get the coach’s feedback while you are on the bench. The coach will give you tips on how to stay on top of your game and grade you on your game play. Score high grades on Position, Team Play, and Stats to work yourself up the teams depth chart.


At the end of the game, see the three stars and their stats.


  • Updated layouts and improved navigation for HUT menus.
  • New animations for player items.
  • Improved edit lines screen that better identifies players that are injured or require contract extensions.