The demo features access to four different modes – Play Now, NHL Moments Live, Hockey Ultimate Team (HUT) and Free Skate
A playable demo of NHL 13 is now available for download on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network, Electronic Arts announced. This year's demo offers a brand new gameplay experience headlined by True Performance Skating and EA SPORTS Hockey I.Q. The demo will feature access to four different modes - Play Now, NHL Moments Live, Hockey Ultimate Team (HUT) and Free Skate - and the ability to earn up to three HUT Item Packs to use in the full version of NHL 13.
In Play Now, you can select either the Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings or the New Jersey Devils as you battle it out in the third period. The period will start with a randomized score each time you play. You will test out the all-new True Broadcast camera which delivers a startlingly realistic hockey broadcast presentation as the camera swivels and zooms to capture every moment
Also, the all-new NHL Moments Live mode offers you the chance to relive some of the most thrilling moments from today's NHL. In the demo, you will relive the dramatic overtime showdown of Game Five of the Western Conference Final between the Kings and Phoenix Coyotes. The moment is introduced by real-world NHL footage in the menu video showcase that draws you into the intensity of the moment before you start the moment. If you complete the moment, you'll receive a HUT Item Pack.
NHL 13 will be available on September 11, 2012 in North America and September 14, 2012 in Europe - two new videos are now locally mirrored.