Though “NHL 18” won’t officially release until September, the first opportunity to play the upcoming video game began June 25 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
An online beta featuring three different modes of play is now underway with a scheduled end date of August 1. Registration to participate was available from mid-June through mid-July but is currently closed. Those who did sign up are sent a download code through email and two bonus codes that can be given away. In the past, publisher EA Sports has gone on to open up betas to all within a few days and that will likely happen once again.
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