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Chess Ultra

Ripstone is updating Chess Ultra on Switch with a new wave of DLC. Players will find one piece of free content as well as some paid sets and packs.

The Pantheon Game Pack, Imperial Chess Set, and Easter Island Chess Set are all available now. The Academy Game Pack will be arriving February with more DLC to follow in 2018.

Further details on all of new Chess Ultra’s DLC can be found below.

New footage is in showing off the upcoming Chess Ultra on the Switch. The game is scheduled to be released November 2. Check out the gameplay below:

Update (10/28): Ripstone has made the November 2 release date official for both North America and Europe. Pricing is $12.49 / €12.49 / £9.99.


Original (10/27): Chess Ultra doesn’t seem to be too far away from hitting Switch. A listing on the European Switch eShop has the game down for November 2.

The Switch version of Chess Ultra will have a “local multiplayer cross-table playing mode, whereby the console acts as the chess board.” Cross-play with Xbox One and PC is also supported.

Here’s a trailer:

Chess Ultra will cost €12.49 on Switch. It’ll take up 2.1GB of space.

Source: Switche Shop

Ripstone has outlined some of the features planned for Chess Ultra. The game will be published on Switch later this year.

First, Chess Ultra features cross-platform compatibility. Players on Switch will be able to go up against users on Xbox One and PC.

Ripstone recently announced plans to bring Chess Ultra to Switch. Take a look at some off-screen footage in the video below.

Following Ironcast, Ripstone has announced its second game for Switch. The company is currently working on Chess Ultra for the console.

Ripstone promises “stunning visuals, seamless online multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI that offers the ultimate chess experience.” We’ll be hearing about Nintendo-specific features “soon.”

As for overall features, you can expect: