Good News for Nintendo Switch Players
This week brings the launch of the first collection of DLC for Chess Ultra on the Nintendo eShop, with the Easter Island chess set launching for free today, on Nintendo Switch. Chess Ultra features stunning visuals, seamless cross-platform online multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI that offers the ultimate chess experience. Since its launch late last year, Nintendo fans have been asking when they can expect new chess sets and environments to play with. This month marks the launch of the Pantheon Game Pack, the Imperial Chess Set and the Easter Island Chess Set, which are all available now. The Academy Game Pack will be arriving on 1st February, with more DLC to follow in 2018.
New DLC Arrives on Nintendo Switch Today
A selection of new chess sets and environments will be available from today on Nintendo Switch and you can find more detailed information about each DLC pack below. We really hope you enjoy exploring new locations and bringing a new look to the chess board on Nintendo Switch, as we have even more exciting announcements to come. Chess Ultra is available to purchase on Nintendo Switch for £9.99 / $12.99. Pantheon Game Pack Drawing inspiration from the Pantheon in Rome, this pack features a stunningly detailed temple where Imperial Roman soldiers clash on a stone checkerboard. This pack contains both a chess set & an environment; these can be used separately and paired with all other sets and environments in game. The Pantheon Game Pack is priced at £4.99 / $5.99 / €5.99 and is out now. Easter Island Chess Set The Easter Island chess set is inspired by the mysterious Moai of Easter Island, Polynesia. These head-like, monolithic chess pieces have been beautifully crafted, bringing the Moai not only to life – but to the chess board. The Easter Island chess set launched today for FREE. Imperial Chess Set Bring a touch of luxury to the board with the Imperial chess set for Chess Ultra. Hand crafted and embellished with jewels fit for a King, this set radiates elegance and is adorned with the finest gemstones. This opulent set is available today for £7.99 / $9.99 / €9.99 Academy Game Pack This pack is a tribute to the long and noble chess playing tradition in Russia that has produced some of the greatest players of all time. The beautiful but simple chess pieces are inspired by one of the rarer sets made in the town of Kholmogory, famous for its talented Russian chess carvers. The location is inspired by the academies that produce so many great players and host elite tournaments. The Academy Game Pack contains a chess set & an environment which can be used separately and paired with all other sets and environments in game, and launches on 1st February for £4.99 / $5.99 / €5.99
For more information on Chess Ultra take a look at the Chess Ultra press kit.