Cross-generation purchases and multiplayer for Poker Club on Xbox and PlayStation platforms
Liverpool, United Kingdom – November 19th, 2020 – Ripstone Games’ brand new IP Poker Club, is out now for PC, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 priced at £19.99/€24.99/$24.99. On Xbox platforms Poker Club includes Smart Delivery meaning players only have to buy Poker Club once to get the game on all Xbox One and Xbox Series platforms. On PlayStation platforms Poker Club will also support free cross-gen purchases for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions. A Nintendo Switch version of Poker Club is planned for 2021.
On PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X Poker Club has been engineered to make the most of next-generation hardware and technologies. Poker Club boasts 4K visuals at 60fps, with the latest graphical features across PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. With its incredible visuals, bespoke Club mechanic and plethora of game modes, all available with a full online multiplayer suite, Poker Club offers gamers the ultimate next-generation poker experience on all platforms. In an update coming shortly after launch Poker Club will add support for advanced haptic feedback and adaptive triggers to leverage the full power of PlayStation 5 and truly immerse players in the game like never before.
“We’re delighted to share that Poker Club is now available on PC, Xbox and PlayStation platforms! It’s been a dream for us to develop the ultimate poker experience and with the latest technologies from our hardware and software partners, we’ve managed to make it happen,” said Jamie Brayshaw of Ripstone Games. “Poker Club will offer players more ways to play with friends, fellow card-game fans and serious poker enthusiasts around the world. During this time where people are forced to be further apart than ever, we’re hopeful that Poker Club offers a way to bring back the classic human experience of sitting around a table and playing cards.”
“We knew Poker Club would be coming to next-generation platforms when we began development and were confident that such powerful consoles would allow us to level up on everything from immersion to visual fidelity,” said Phil Gaskell, Game Director at Ripstone Games. “However, we were blown away by Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. As soon as we started working on both platforms it became clear that our vision of creating the poker simulation we’ve always dreamed of, was about to become a reality.”
About Poker Club
Poker Club is designed as a social experience. In line with the increasing online community-led nature of the gaming landscape; Poker Club will connect players with friends and poker fans around the world, featuring tournaments for over 200 participants. Players can create or join a club complete with leaderboards, bespoke tournaments and daily chip bonuses, whilst working towards shared goals that unlock exclusive rewards. Some customisable gear and events are club-specific, meaning the best way to play is as part of a collective with others from around the world. Poker Club will also offer cross-platform and cross-generation play, meaning users will be able to play together on PC, Xbox and Nintendo Switch platforms. PlayStation users experience cross-generation play between PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 platforms only.
Poker Club offers players more ways to play than ever before with a full house of Texas Hold’em online tournament modes and ring-games. Players are invited to take on the challenge of the PCC Poker Tour, an immersive online career mode that takes players on a journey from back-room games to big-money main events. From Single-Table and Multi-Table tournaments, to Freezeouts, Shootouts, Turbos, Super Turbos, Bounties and more, Poker Club offers a variety of online multiplayer modes featuring customisable private games, open tables and full-scale tournaments. With an advanced Poker 101 tutorial system featuring advice for beginners and advanced players alike, Poker Club offers a jackpot of poker fun for all.
Poker Club has been built from the ground up to offer an immersive play experience on all platforms. With a first-person viewpoint in gameplay, along with top-down cameras and cinematic angles, Poker Club delivers the true feeling of sitting at the card table like never before. There are 7 meticulously detailed arenas to play in, ranging from the grungy basement of Ralph’s Pizzeria to the glitz and glamour of Casino d’Oro, whilst advancing through the ranks to become a high roller opens up access to high-stakes tournaments at the Intensity Arena, where the big money can be won. With deep player customisation options ranging from unlockable apparel to exclusive table items, the journey from back-room card shark to poker pro has never looked this good.
Poker Club is a premium product and will not feature microtransactions at launch. As a premium title, Poker Club‘s focus is on offering players an in-depth poker experience without the requirement for additional purchases. All virtual currency in the form of poker chips is earned through playing the game. Poker Club is a play-money simulation of Texas Hold’em poker and as such is rated 18 in accordance with PEGI.
Poker Club is out now on PC, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The Nintendo Switch version will follow in 2021.
Visit the Poker Club website: https://pokerclubgame.com
Join the Poker Club Discord server: https://discord.gg/w2xQmwr
Follow Poker Club on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PokerClubGame
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About Ripstone Games
Ripstone® is a global independent video games label founded in 2011 by game and film industry veterans. They fully fund the development, distribution and marketing of video games made by elite creative teams. They have financed and published 17 games across 45 SKUs, with global sales of over 10 million units.