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NHL 24 Release Time & Date: When Does NHL 24 Come Out?

This year’s installment of the long-running ice hockey video game franchise, NHL 24, has a release time that’s almost here! If you’re wondering exactly what time you can rock the rink, this NHL 24 guide will tell you everything you need to know and more.

When Does NHL 24 Release?

What is the NHL 24 release time?

The standard edition of NHL 24 releases on the 6th of October in a simultaneous global unlock for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Here are some localized times for major regions:

  • Eastern Time: Oct. 6, 12 PM EDT
  • Central Time: Oct. 6, 11 AM CDT
  • Mountain Time: Oct. 6, 10 AM MDT
  • Pacific Time: Oct. 6, 9 AM PDT

NHL 24 will not be released on PC or the Nintendo Switch.

Does NHL 24 Have Early Access?

Yes, if you own the NHL 24 X-Factor Edition, which retails for $99.99, you can play the game now, ahead of the later release date & time. Subscribers to EA Play can get a 10% discount on that, bringing the price down to $89.99. Even better, as an EA Play subscriber you don’t even have to buy the game, since you have access to a 10-hour trial that also begins on October 3rd.

What Is The Pre-Order Bonus For NHL 24?

NHL 24 Standard Edition owners receive just two pre-order bonuses:

  • 5x WOC Battle Pass XP Modifier
  • HUT Power Up Icon choice pack

NHL 24 X-Factor Edition owners receive five pre-order bonuses:

  • 5x WOC Battle Pass XP Modifier
  • HUT Power Up Icon Choice Pack
  • 4600 NHL Points
  • Exclusive Player Item, Stanley Cup Champion Cale Makar, who is the cover athlete this year
  • Dual Entitlement, which lets you play the game on both the last generation and current generation of your preferred console family

That’s everything there is to know about the NHL 24 release time & date. Check out our release guide on another upcoming release: Assassin’s Creed Mirage.