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Chess Ultra

An advanced chess simulator adapted to support VR headsets. Chess Ultra allows us to compete against other players or AI that offers ten difficulty levels, which determine how many moves can the computer read in advance and the probability of it making a mistake.

Puzzle | Chess | for 2 people | Oculus Rift | splitscreen | PlayStation VR | HTC Vive | virtual reality

Chess Ultra Release Date

21Jun2017

PC PS4

23Jun2017

XONE

02Nov2017

Switch

Chess Ultra for PC, PS4 and etc. is an advanced chess simulator. It was developed by an experienced indie studio Ripstone, which is known for the Pure series (Pure Pool, Pure Chess, Pure Hold’em) as well Ironcast and Knytt Underground. The title supports the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets along with their dedicated controllers.

Game modes

Chess Ultra for PC, PS4 and etc. is a classical chess simulator in which we can compete either with human or computer opponents. The action is observed from the first-person perspective. Having decided to play against the AI, the players choose one of ten difficulty levels that influence the amount of moves the computer rival can predict and the probability of it making a mistake. The basics as well as advanced strategies can be learned in the tutorial. It total, the developers prepared eighty chess challenges that require us to, for example, win a game within seven turns.

The production offers many multiplayer modules. Apart from a local match on a common screen, we can also play online. Chess Ultra for PC, PS4 and etc. lets us organize our own tournaments and search for rivals of the same skill level. We can also play ranked games that allow us to climb up the constantly updated list of the best chess players.

Technical aspects

To diversify the game, the developers created four game rooms, which are spaces designed with great attention to detail. Moreover, we can also alter the appearance of the board and chess figures by choosing from tens of available models. The production supports 4K resolution.

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: Internet  

PEGI rating Chess Ultra

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.
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