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CHESS ULTRA now available on Xbox One X in stunning 4k and HDR

Plus free DLC coming later this month!

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7th December 2017: Ripstone Games announced today that Chess Ultra, the most breath-taking chess game ever made, is now available in stunning 4k and HDR on Xbox One X. The game launched earlier this year for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC and VR, and received overwhelmingly positive feedback from both press and gamers.

Chess Ultra features stunning 4K visuals, seamless online multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI that offers the ultimate chess experience. 

Key features of the game include…

  • Stunning environments and beautiful chess sets displayed in striking 4K
  • 10 Grandmaster approved AI levels
  • Comprehensive time controls, including Classical, Blitz and Marathon, all available online
  • Intuitive local and online multiplayer with ELO ranking system
  • Cross-platform online play between console and PC
  • Spectate and compete in Official Ripstone tournaments
  • Over 80 chess puzzles
  • Re-write the past by winning the biggest historic matches
  • In-depth tutorials
As a special festive treat for fans of Chess Ultra, Ripstone are launching the Easter Island chess set during the week before Christmas*, which will be completely free forever.

For more information on Chess Ultra take a look at the Chess Ultra press kit, or check out the game on the Xbox store

You can follow Ripstone on Twitter and watch them playing Chess Ultra, and other games, live on Twitch.

*DLC launch for Nintendo Switch will happen in 2018

 

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