Ripstone Games, who are known for titles such as Pure Pool, Pure Hold’em and Stick it to the Man announced Chess Ultra today.
This title serves as a sequel to the company’s hit 2012 game Pure Chess. Chess Ultra is built from the ground up using Unreal Engine 4, and will also be the first in-house 4K title for Ripstone Games. The game will also be playable in VR with the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR.
Chess Ultra features a multitude of single-player and online game modes. This includes Chess Grandmaster approved levels in single player, and ranked, regular, Fischer, and Marathon matches in multiplayer. The game will also feature Twitch integration in a mode where streamers play against their viewers, who will have the ability to enter chess moves into the chat.
You can look at some screenshots of the game and watch and announcement trailer below. Chess Ultra is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One this spring.