Chess Ultra Coming To Nintendo Switch

By Mike Sousa on August 2, 2017, 5:17PM EDT

Developer and publisher Ripstone announced that Chess Ultra will launch this year on Nintendo Switch. Chess Ultra features stunning visuals, seamless online multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI that offers the ultimate chess experience.

Key features:

  • Stunning environments and beautiful chess sets, including a 'Fire and Brimstone' chess set that literally burns
  • 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
  • Over 80 chess puzzles
  • Re-write the past by winning the biggest historic matches
  • In-depth tutorials

The team here at Ripstone are delighted to bring Chess Ultra to Nintendo Switch, it gives players a completely different, intuitive way to play the game. There’s a lot of lifelong Nintendo fans in the studio, and we love being able to support the console.

Matt Southern, Head of Development at Ripstone

More details, and Nintendo specific features, will be revealed soon. Chess Ultra launched earlier this summer on PS4, Xbox One, PC and VR, and was positively received by chess enthusiasts and new players alike.

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