With the majority of the world locked away due to Covid-19 regular Poker nights with friends have taken a knock on the head, but with Ripstone games new IP Poker Club you can have all the fun and social interactions of a poker night in your own front room.
Releasing on the 19th November for only £19.99 / $24.99 it’s available to pre-order now on the Xbox store.
Here’s a quick look at what you can expect from the gameplay.
Available on the Xbox One and Series X|S, the game will also feature smart delivery, so if you haven’t taken the step to next-gen you can play now on Xbox One and you already own the the enhanced version for further down the line.
As well as 4K resolution and a smooth 60 frames per second, Poker Club will feature advanced rendering techniques including advanced ray tracing for realistic lighting, shadows and reflections which looks fantastic from the pre-release footage and quite possibly the closest you’ll get to a poker night, without the risk of having to remortgage your house.
While there’s balanced AI who will call, fold and bluff like a pro (or your uncle Bob who thinks he’s a card shark) it’s great to hear that the game will feature tutorials for new players to get to grips with the worlds favorite card game and built as a social experience, with tournaments housing upto 200 players and a wide selection of customisation options to make your character stand out from the crowd you’ll soon be dealing with friends new and old.
Poker clubs further enhance the social direction, allowing you to create or join a club for your community to work together towards shared goals and unlocking rewards including club-specific items, with cross-platform and cross-generation support it’ll be easier than ever to be a part of your very own Poker club. There’s a multitude of game options, modes and tournaments as well as seven arena’s rom your local pizzeria to the colourful intesity arena.
We’re keeping our cards close to our chest, but Poker Club certainly looks like it’s worth a call.
Official press release :
Just a reminder that Ripstone Games’ brand new IP Poker Club, is out November 19th for PC, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. For PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, Poker Club will now be launching on November 20th. 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. Poker Club will also support free cross-gen purchases for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions. Poker Club will come to Nintendo Switch in 2021.
On PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X Poker Club has been engineered to make the most of next-generation hardware and features. Poker Club boasts 4K visuals at 60fps, with advanced rendering techniques on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. With its incredible visuals, bespoke Club features 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.
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.