NHL 16 simulates the highest level of professional ice hockey in North America. Attributes of each player now have a major impact on the overall performance of a team. While controlling only one or a few players, human users are encouraged to build strong bonds with CPU teammates. All
in NHL 16 are influenced by realistic features of the best venues in the United States and Canada. Subtle details such as seating and rooftops are portrayed in this game. Additionally, each arena
has its own unique atmosphere that is influenced by local crowds and culture. The mechanics in NHL 16 have been polished up to accurately simulate skating and shooting techniques. Additionally, puck trajectories in the game follow paths that are inspired by real physics.