The 2016 World Cup of Hockey gets going on Sept. 17 and, how about that, NHL 17 hits consoles four days prior. EA Sports' hockey franchise features a World Cup mode, with all of the teams, and this Gamescom 2016 trailer showcases its features.
All eight teams in the tournament — Canada, the Czech Republic, Team Europe, Finland, Team North America, Russia, Sweden and the United States — are represented in NHL 17.
After a stumble following the game's debut on the new console generation, and a year spent recovering its footing, NHL 17 looks to restore the prestige that made the series one of sports video gaming's Big Four for more than a decade. For more, see our in-depth preview of what's coming in September.