EA NHL 21 Update 1.40 January 28 Slides Out for a Load of Fixes

EA NHL 21 Update 1.40 January 28

EA Vancouver has released the first patch for EA NHL 21 for 2021! The EA NHL 21 update 1.40 January 28 patch brings a host of gameplay fixes, technical fixes and more to the game, and should be live now.

EA NHL 21 Update 1.40 January 28 Patch Notes:


– Fixed a rare crash that would sometimes occur when loading into a Threes Eliminator game

– Fixed an issue where using the Report Content option during a game would sometimes cause the World Of Chel main menu to show up over top of gameplay

– Fixed an issue where PlayStation®5 consoles were sometimes receiving an Unexpected Error

– Fixed an issue where Private Games were not showing the 3 stars in the post-game flow

– Fixed an issue where Private games were hiding Opponent info while Club Finals was active

– Fixed an issue where users were receiving an unexpected error at puck drop in EASHL games

– Fixed a timing issue for when the EASHL wipe was being shown during the intermission highlights

– Fixed a rare issue where a Threes Eliminator game would hang when allowing the “Next Game” timer to reach 0

– Fixed an overlapping Russian text issue in the My Career Stats leaderboard

– Fixed a rare Club Finals issue where users would crash when readying up after matchmaking

– Fixed an issue where it was possible to cause the Network Performance screen to overlap the end of game menu




The following uniforms have been added or updated in NHL 21


– Arizona Coyotes Home

– San Jose Sharks Alternate

– Washington Capitals Home and Away


– Lehigh Valley Phantoms Home

– Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Alternate


– Adirondack Thunder Alternate

– Allen Americans Alternate

– Indy Fuel Home and Alternate

– Newfoundland Growlers Home and Away

– Reading Royals Home and Away

– South Carolina Stingrays Away

– Utah Grizzlies Alternate

Canadian Hockey League


– Erie Otters Alternate

– Hamilton Bulldogs Alternate

– Niagara Icedogs Away and Alternate

– Owen Sound Attack Away

– Sarnia Sting Away and Alternate


– Halifax Mooseheads Alternate


– Brandon Wheat Kings Home and Away

– Prince Albert Raiders Alternate


– Updated Ball Arena (home of the Colorado Avalanche) center ice art and scoreboard

– Updated Saskatoon Blades Goalie Mask

– Updated Chicago Blackhawks Goalie mask

– Fixed issue with logo on Chicago Blackhawks Reverse Retro

– Fixed issue with logo on New York Rangers Reverse Retro

– Fixed issue where the blue on the Vancouver Canucks Reverse Retro was not dark enough

World of CHEL

– Added additional content into WoC for upcoming Chel Challenges. Check back often to collect the latest cool new content

Once EA releases a new patch for EA NHL 21, we’ll let our readers know.

Source: EA forums

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