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NHL 18 Update 1.06 Adds New HUT Champions Mode, Performs Roster Update and Numerous Bug Fixes

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EA Sports‘ ice hockey sports franchise’s latest entry, NHL 18, just got a pretty huge update.

NHL 18 update 1.06 is currently live on all platforms. The update performs a significant roster update, adds the new HUT Champions mode and performs several performance and general bug fixes. The first Weekend Season takes place on February 23rd, and all the information needed on qualification and tier rewards is in the patch notes below.

Roster Update
We will be doing a roster update on Friday Feb 16th. This update will be for the NHL, AHL, ECHL, WHL, OHL, QMJHL, NLA, DEL, LIIGA, SHL and EXTRALIGA.

HUT
Added new HUT Champions Mode.

Inaugural HUT Champions Season 

The first HUT Champions Weekend Season runs from February 23 to February 25. Qualifiers for the first Weekend Season will begin February 16, 2018 and continue on the following dates:

Qualifier 1: Friday, February 16 to Sunday February 18

  • Top 1,250 players qualify

Qualifier 2: Monday, February 19 – Tuesday, February 20

  • Top 1,250 players qualify

Qualifier 3: Wednesday, February 21 – Thursday, February 22

  • Top 1,250 players qualify

Future HUT Champion Seasons will have the following cadence (rewards and qualifying number of players may vary).

NHL 18 HUT Champions Competitive Season Rewards

*Rewards are subject to change.

Rank 1:

  • 99 OVR Card
  • 5x Ultimate Packs (Each pack includes 40 Gold Rare Player Items)
  • 250,000 Coins
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 2:

  • 98 OVR Card
  • 5x Ultimate Packs
  • 200,000 Coins
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 3:

  • 97 OVR Card
  • 5x Ultimate Packs
  • 150,000 Coin
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 4:

  • 96 OVR Card
  • 5x Ultimate Packs
  • 100,000 Coins
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 5:

  • 96 OVR Card
  • 5x Ultimate Packs
  • 50,000 Coins
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 6 – 10:

  • Choice Pack with a choice of 2 of 10 90+ EVO Players
  • 4x Ultimate Packs
  • 25,000 Coins
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 11 – 20:

  • Choice Pack with a choice of 2 of 10 90+ EVO Players
  • 3 Ultimate Packs
  • 25,000 Coins
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 21 – 50:

  • Choice Pack with a choice of 1 of 10 90+ EVO Players
  • 2x Ultimate Packs
  • 1 Rare Players Plus Pack (Each Rare Plus Pack contains 20 Gold Rare Player items)
  • 25,000 Coins
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 51 – 100:

  • Choice Pack with a choice of 1 of 10 90+ EVO Players
  • 2 Ultimate Packs
  • 25,000 Coins
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 101 – 250:

  • Choice Pack with a choice of 1 of 10 90+ OVR Players
  • 1 Ultimate Pack
  • 1 Rare Players Plus Pack
  • Qualification Collectible for next week’s HUT Champions

Rank 251 – 500:

  • Choice Pack with a choice of 1 of 10 90+ OVR Players
  • 1 Ultimate Pack

Rank 501+:

  • 1 Ultimate Pack

* Please note, any player ranked 251+ will need to qualify for the following week’s HUT Champions Weekend Season via another qualification method.

Uniforms
• Gatineau Olympiques Alternate
• Hamilton Bulldogs Alternate
• Edmonton Oil Kings Alternate
• Portland Winterhawks Black Alternate
• Regina Pats Alternate
• Victoria Royals Alternate

Equipment
• Verbero Cypress Pro V1000 Player Gloves
• Verbero Dextra Pro III Player Gloves
• Verbero Mercury HG80 Player Gloves

Tell us your rank once you finish playing your games next weekend.

GR

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