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Learn about the different control types you can use on your PlayStation® 4 for NHL®20, and choose the one that suits you best.

If you’re new to the PlayStation®4, visit Sony’s PlayStation support site to learn about the buttons, sticks, and touchpad controls on the DUALSHOCK™4 wireless controller.

If you haven’t played an NHL® game before, the idea of choosing between three different sets of controls can be intimidating.

We’ve broken down how each control set works to make it easier for you to decide which one works best for you.

If you want to change your controls, you can do it anytime by going into Settings.

Choose your control type below.

Hybrid Skill stick NHL 94

These controls are best for beginners.

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Offense

Offense controls for NHL 20 hybrid mode

Defense

Defense controls for NHL 20 hybrid mode

Fighting

Fighting controls for NHL 20 hybrid mode

Net Battles (Back player)

Net battles (back player) controls for NHL 20 hybrid mode

Net Battles (Front player)

Net battles (front player) controls for NHL 20 hybrid mode

Goalie

Goalie controls for NHL 20 hybrid mode

Goalie alternative controls

Goalie alternative controls for NHL 20 hybrid mode

These controls have more precise gameplay and advanced moves. If you know hockey and want a true-to-life experience, this setup is for you.

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Offense

Offense controls for NHL 20 skill stick mode

Offense controls for NHL 20 skill stick mode continued

Passing

Skill Stick controls let you choose the power of your passes.

  • Tap the R2 button for an easy pass.
  • Hold the R2 button longer to send the puck farther across the ice.
  • The longer you hold R2, the more power behind your pass.

Defense

Defense controls for NHL 20 skill stick mode

Defense controls for NHL 20 skill stick mode continued

Fighting

Fighting controls for NHL 20 skill stick mode

Net Battles (Back player)

Net battles (back player) controls for NHL 20 skill stick mode

Net Battles (Front player)

Net battles (front player) controls for NHL 20 skill stick mode

Goalie

Goalie controls for NHL 20 skill stick mode

Goalie alternative controls

Goalie alternative controls for NHL 20 skill stick mode

These controls will take you back to the original NHL™ 94.

Expand to see the different controls. 

Offense

Offense controls for NHL 20 NHL 94 mode

Defense

Defense controls for NHL 20 NHL 94 mode

Fighting

Fighting controls for NHL 20 NHL 94 mode

Goalie

Goalie controls for NHL 20 NHL 94 mode

Goalie alternative controls

Goalie alternative controls for NHL 20 NHL 94 mode

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