NHL 24 update 1.1.0 patch notes: Gameplay & game mode changes, bug fixes, more

Franco Diaz
Seattle Kraken player NHL 24

Along with the official release of NHL 24, EA Sports announced the arrival of a new game update with some gameplay adjustments and many error corrections.

EA Sports officially opened the doors to the new NHL 24 by introducing the 1.1.0 update, which the developers have been working on based on community feedback during the early access period.

In addition, NHL 24‘s devs released the patch notes, and now we know what this new update is about. While they focused mainly on bug fixes, EA Sports also made changes to the NHL 24 gameplay and announced that they are working on two topics to improve the gaming experience in future updates.

Check out the patch notes with all the changes introduced in the 1.1.0 update of NHL 24.

NHL 24 update 1.1.0 patch notes

EA Sports anticipated the arrival of the Hybrid Controls and Goalie Controls to NHL 24 in late October. However, they also announced that they are working on significant adjustments to the Lacrosse move, as well as increasing the margin of error in skill moves executed with the stick.

NHL 24 referee beginning a match
Pay attention and take note of all these new NHL 24 adjustments.


  • Puck Possession Tuned Down 30%: They have lowered the impact that possessing the puck has in the offensive zone with regard to building sustained pressure. The value of possessing the puck has been lowered by 30%. Shots on net and big hits in the offensive zone are now strengthened as the best way to build sustained pressure.

Franchise mode

  • Fixed a crash that happened when a generated player born after 2008 was edited.
  • Fixed an issue where a non-functional button would be displayed when a user tried to hire staff during the offseason

Be a Pro

  • Fixed a rare crash when on a loading screen going into gameplay
  • Fixed an issue where smoke effects could be seen during a coach conversation after losing a game in overtime.

World of Chel

World of Chel in NHL 24
Dominate opponents on NHL 24 World of Chel mode.
  • Fixed a rare crash when customizing your casual player
  • Fixed an issue where users would sometimes lose the ability to back out of the World of CHEL Store.
  • Fixed an issue where in Ones Eliminator the mute functionality was not present in the post-game menu screens
  • Fixed an issue where if a user goalie quit during a drop in match the game would end for all players
  • Fixed a crash that would happen if a user created a club and then entered free skate prior to Club Creation Zone appearing
  • Fixed a crash when entering into Club Customization or Dressing Room screens
  • Fixed an issue where some drop-in users weren’t able to match up in World of CHEL

Hockey Ultimate Team

  • Fixed a crash that would happen when selecting Squad Battle Teams
  • Fixed a rare crash that would happen at the end of HUT Rush games

Those were all the changes that EA Sports introduced in the new NHL 24 update. For more about the new EA Sports installment, check out our other related guides.

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