It may be the middle of summer, but some of the hottest action to be had right now is on a sheet of ice. Starting today and running through August 1, the NHL 18 beta is your first chance to check out EA Sports’ latest hockey game. The beta includes three ways to play – 3v3 EASHL, online versus, and the new NHL Threes mode. This fast-paced, hard hitting arcade experience opens up the ice to give skill players a chance to dazzle with their impossible dekes.

Game Informer has 3,000 codes for both Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and we’re giving them out on a first-come, first-serve basis until we run out. We're handing out keys in groups of three so you can get two friends into the beta to play alongside you across the three available modes. 

You can enter to win PlayStation 4 keys here{we are all out}. For Xbox One owners, you can enter to win here{we are all out}. The codes are going out in batches, with the first coming at 3:00 pm CST. 

NHL 18 releases worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 15.