Ripstone Games announced today that Chess Ultra, the most breath-taking chess game ever made and TIGA Awards finalist for Best Strategy Game, will be launching on Nintendo Switch on 2nd November priced at £9.99 / $12.49 / €12.49. Those excited to see the game can check out the trailer here.
Chess Ultra features stunning visuals, seamless online multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI that offers the ultimate chess experience. The game is cross-platform compatible so players on Nintendo Switch can play chess against players on PC and Xbox One.
Chess Ultra fully utilizes the array of intuitive playing options on Nintendo Switch. Fans can play on the big screen with the console docked, in tabletop mode with the Pro Controller, and on the go in handheld mode using either the Joy-Con. controllers or by taking advantage of full touch screen functionality.
Additional to this, the game also includes a unique way for two people to play the game in local multiplayer cross-table playing mode, whereby the console acts as the chess board. Place the console down between you and your opponent to play cross-table chess. Each player uses an individual Joy-Con controller to take their turn, and the game features an adaptive UI for cross-table play meaning you can focus on your strategy and enjoy the ultimate table top challenge.