NHL 20

Rating Summary

Based on 41 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

74%

Critics Recommend

Based on 41 critic reviews
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9.5 / 10.0
Oct 14, 2019

NHL 20 returns with a revamped braodcast team and new technology, like RPM, and the number of game modes makes this a must-play for sports fans everywhere.

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9.4 / 10.0
Sep 19, 2019

If you’re a sports gamer who isn’t necessarily into hockey video games, you may be missing out on a title that has produced a rapidly improving product over the past two years. NHL 20 is my favorite edition of the series since NHL 13, and one of the best in franchise history.

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Sep 14, 2019

NHL 20 again leads the way for pro sports on PS4 and Xbox One, strengthened this year by shooting improvements and presentation upgrades.

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9 / 10
Sep 15, 2019

NHL 20's controls are fantastic, and its various modes are abundant and robust.

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Sep 15, 2019

NHL 20 doesn't try to fix what wasn't broken and instead added new modes, features, and gameplay tweaks to make one of the best sports games on the market even better.

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RobertPIngram

Top Critic

Sep 12, 2019

NHL 20 delivers an enjoyable simulation of the NHL experience, with new modes and features adding additional fun to the strong framework provided by prior years' releases.

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4.5 / 5.0
Sep 13, 2019

NHL 20 has some minor issues but plays a fun game of hockey. RPM Tech 2.0 is a revolution for the game’s controls, eliminating most of gamer’s complaints, at least on that front.

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8.8 / 10.0
Nov 5, 2018

If you’re a newcomer or someone who has been engulfed into the franchise for a while you’re going to enjoy it.

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8.6 / 10.0
Sep 13, 2019

EA Sports NHL 20 delivers a well rounded package with a pile of modes, ways to play and a greatly improved broadcast package that is miles better than anything else they had this generation.

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85 / 100
Sep 13, 2019

I’m excited about the future of the NHL series. Over the past five or six years, the series became incredibly stagnant, and desperately needed a shot of life to continue to hold players’ attention. NHL 20 is just what the doctor ordered. It’s more fun than I’ve had with the series in a very long time, and it’s plethora of modes, and unlockable gear will surely keep me busy until NHL 21.

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