The National Hockey League recently revealed that it has teamed up with Roblox, a global immersive platform, to launch it NHL explosion. This experience aims to connect the hockey community around the world through their shared passion for the sport, while attracting new fans with regular content updates. The game is designed to be easily accessible to audiences of all ages and locations.
NHL Blast, developed by metaverse development studio The Gang, transforms the traditional hockey game. In this reimagined version, teams of five players face off against each other, striving to score points in fantasy environments riddled with obstacles. One of these places is inspired by the NHL STREET initiative. The game includes creative skating and shooting mechanics, allowing players to mimic the movements of actual NHL players on the Roblox platform.
Users can express their fan base and personalize their experience through a variety of options. For example, players can wear the jerseys of any NHL club, complete with their Roblox username and custom number. In addition, users can design their own goalie masks and view the results of NHL games in real time on a suspended jumbotron. The Upper Deck Selfie Station allows players to snap photos of their digital avatar striking classic hockey poses, reminiscent of NHL trading cards.
Players can earn a free avatar item by playing the game and completing the next challenge. If you play other games on the platform, you can find freebies for all trials on the Roblox game codes page.
David Lehansky, NHL Executive Vice President, Business Development and Innovation, Share his excitement about partnering“As the world gathers to watch the Stanley Cup Playoffs – the ultimate in sports post-season – we’re excited to launch NHL Blast on Roblox and continue to celebrate and connect with fans in new and innovative ways.” He added that Roblox’s over-the-top nature is perfectly in line with the NHL’s commitment to expanding the game’s reach by introducing new fans to hockey in a captivating way.
Markus Holmstrom, CEO of The Gang, He expressed his pride in working with the NHL For creating NHL Blast on Roblox: “We especially appreciate NHL’s focus and daring to embrace fun and innovative gameplay and reward users with great customization options that make them feel like professional NHL players.”
NHL Blast promises to be an ever-evolving experience, with updates in line with major NHL events. Starting with the 2023 Stanley Cup Final, a 3D reconstruction of goals using NHL EDGE data (tracking pucks and players) will be shown. Fans can access the NHL Blast Roblox experience on PC and mobile devices starting today.