EA shows how the Superstar X-Factors will work in the different NHL modes 22

EA SPORTS has released new information on how Superstar X-Factors will work across all different modes of NHL 22, bringing you more ways to elevate the best NHL players to stardom when the game launches on October 15th.

We will be sharing some information and visuals over the next two days about Be a Pro, Franchise, World of Chel, and Hockey Ultimate Team modes via the EA SPORTS NHL website and our social media, but here are some important details about the NHL modes 22:


  • Superstar X-Factors nos modos:

    • Hockey Ultimate Team: Power-up items make players start with an X-Factor skill and unlock new skills as they progress;

    • World of CHEL: Play in any World of Chel mode to unlock X-Factor abilities and assign to your custom player;

    • Be a Pro: Gain and equip X-Factor skills to shape players and advance their professional careers;

    • Franchise: The new X-Factor reports allow the recognition of professional and amateur X-Factors. X-Factors contribute to field chemistry, influence players’ trading values, and are integrated into Fog of War.


  • New Mode Features:

    • Hockey Ultimate Team: Featuring customizable synergies – unlock and choose synergies for players to maximize ultimate team performance.

    • World of CHEL:

      • Customize Player Classes: More tools to fit your playstyle, making it possible to adjust stat points and complete it with powerful X-Factor abilities;

      • Revamped World of CHEL Hub: Access game modes, player customization, clubs, rewards, challenges, and stats faster than ever in an all-new hub;

      • New Stream of Party Games: Invite friends and spend time anywhere in the World of CHEL hub. Switch from one game mode to another without having to form another group;

      • EASHL Club Arenas: If someone’s EASHL Club has a custom arena, it will be their base in the World of CHEL hub.

    • Be a Pro: New challenges and multi-season storylines offer long-term goals, like building a dynasty early in a player’s career, like Sidney Crosby, or winning consecutive Cups on different teams, like Patrick Maroon.

    • Franchise: Celebrating the arrival of the Seattle Kraken, players and players can now have an expansion draft for the 33rd NHL team.

Also, keep an eye out for the NHL 22 In-Depth content series on October 4th and 6th, where we’ll delve into Be a Pro, Franchise, and Hockey Ultimate Team modes. In case you missed it, check out the World of Chel content series video here.


EA Play subscribers can enjoy more than NHL 22 with early access. For more information about EA Play,

NHL 22 will be available on October 15, 2021, on PlayStation®5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation®4, and Xbox One. For more information about EA SPORTS NHL, visit 

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