Enhancing the NHL 24 Gaming Experience: Roster Update and Gameplay Tuner

Hockey enthusiasts, brace yourselves! Available Now, a wave of excitement is sweeping through the gaming community as a new Roster Update, and Gameplay Tuner for NHL 24 is set to hit the virtual ice. This update is promised to reflect the dynamic changes in various leagues and address and fine-tune gameplay elements based on valuable community feedback.

Gameplay Tuner Highlights:

December Adjustments:

  1. Reduced CPU Teammate Penalties:
    One common frustration echoed by the gaming community was the excessive penalties incurred by CPU teammates. In response, the default setting of the CPU Teammate Penalty slider has been adjusted from 15 to 5, alleviating the sense of helplessness for players.
  2. Refined Charging Penalties:
    Charging penalties, particularly on Shoulder Checks, were occurring too frequently. The update now introduces a nuanced approach, requiring skaters to travel in a straight line for an extended period before a Shoulder Check is considered for a Charging Penalty, offering a more realistic gameplay experience.
  3. Improved Defensive Play:
    Defenders not actively attempting to intercept hard passes has been a concern. The update addresses this by significantly enhancing the base pass intercept reaction time for skaters, empowering defenders to thwart charge passes and preventing clocross-creasease goals.
  4. Enhanced Flip Dump Maneuver:
    Responding to feedback about the Flip Dump maneuver, the charging time for executing this action has been reduced by 20%, making it more effective and responsive, especially in high-pressure situations or during forechecking.
  5. Puck-Carrier Speed Adjustment:
    To refine the balance between skaters with different speed attributes, the Puck-Carrier speed has been increased by 2%. This adjustment ensures that skaters with higher speed attributes maintain a more realistic speed advantage.

X-Factor Zone Ability Boosts:

  1. Wheels X-Factor:
    Skaters with the Wheels X-Factor Zone Ability now enjoy a 30% bonus, allowing them to reach maximum speed more efficiently.
  2. In Reverse X-Factor:
    The In Reverse X-Factor Zone Ability bonus has been increased, enabling skaters with this ability to pivot faster, adding a strategic edge to gameplay.

Additional Fixes:

  • Pass Bobbling Issue:
    A notable bug concerning passes while the team is offside has been addressed and fixed, ensuring a smoother gaming experience and reducing unintended turnovers.


With the release of the Roster Update and Gameplay Tuner, NHL 24 reflects real-world hockey's ever-evolving dynamics and provides an immersive and responsive gaming experience. The adjustment in response to community feedback demonstrates a commitment to refining the gameplay and ensuring that players can fully enjoy the excitement of virtual ice hockey. Lace up your virtual skates, hockey fans, and prepare for an enhanced NHL 24 experience!