EA Sports Details NHL 17's October Update

by Michael Leri on Oct 18, 2016 at 08:40 AM

Just in time for the new season, NHL 17 has detailed its October update, out now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. While it contains a few bug fixes, some of the update is based on player feedback.



  • Improved functionality to stick lifts in the open ice and during net battles. 

EA SPORTS Hockey League

  • Addressed issue with EASHL Drop-in’s where captains on the Class Select screen couldn’t change player class or jersey selection.
  • Added a roster download check on entry into EASHL to fix an issue where Creation Zone in EASHL wouldn’t load newly added jerseys or equipment.
  • Resolution to a jersey issue seen by some users after they switched from custom uniforms to stock.
  • Resolved issue where some EASHL teams were not able to match up in regular season games after winning an EASHL Playoff Championship.

Hockey Ultimate Team

  • Reduce the chances of the HUT Infinite load issue from occurring.
  • Added the ability to add a timeout value via Tuner Set for the HUT infinite loading issue some users are experiencing.
  • Added additional telemetry logging to help us gather more information about the HUT infinite load issue.


  • Improved game stability online and offline based on some crash issues seen by the community.

For more on NHL 17, check out our review here.

[Source: EA Sports' Website]


Our Take
Supporting games past their release is always a good sign, especially when it is based on player feedback. If only EA Sports could listen to my feedback and patch in the ability that lets the real-life San Jose Sharks win the Stanley Cup.