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NHL 13 makes changes to Hockey Ultimate Team

Sep 2, 2012, 2:14 PM EDT

The next game in the long-running EA Sports’ NHL series is coming out in mere weeks (Sept. 11 if you live in North America) and NHL 13 will include a redesigned Hockey Ultimate Team mode.

Among the most noteworthy changes being announced are the removal of salary cap and career length restricts, which should give players more flexibility when building their team. In addition to that, team chemistry will play a bigger role in your on-ice success or failure. You’ll also have the ability to take on top HUT teams, even when the owner is offline.

EA has a video to provide a rundown of the changes being made to HUT:

  1. alexb64 - Sep 2, 2012 at 2:19 PM

    I think the Ultimate Team mode in NHL or Madden is something I’d have been pretty into when I was 8, but as an adult I don’t see the appeal. Like, fantasy draft mode but with virtual trading cards? Umm, okay…

    • anonymouslyanonymouscommentor - Sep 2, 2012 at 7:37 PM

      Ultimate team is around more because it makes them a lot of money than any other reason.

  2. muttbolts - Sep 2, 2012 at 2:30 PM

    Yeah fix Otp. Vote to kick people

  3. muttbolts - Sep 2, 2012 at 2:30 PM

    And line changes in club. How hard would that be?

  4. sonofsuzycreamcheese - Sep 2, 2012 at 2:57 PM

    Don’t buy it until we know there won’t be a lockout!!!

    • scionofflame - Sep 2, 2012 at 3:30 PM

      …Yes. Because that makes sense. Deprive a game developer of money when the NHL and NHLPA only get a small cut of what comes from the game.

      Don’t be a tool.

  5. phillyphann83 - Sep 2, 2012 at 8:53 PM

    HUT is lame

    • farvefromover - Sep 3, 2012 at 10:24 PM

      spelling fan with a “ph” is lame

  6. sonofsuzycreamcheese - Sep 2, 2012 at 10:23 PM

    Sarcasm homie

  7. Doesnotmatter - Sep 3, 2012 at 8:15 AM

    There won’t be a lockout. Its going to be a strike. Same result though. No hockey. Only virtual hockey……..

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