Ripstone games is finally laying all their cards on the table as they’re soon releasing the much-awaited game ‘Poker Club’ this year. Designed as a social experience, Poker Club will connect players around the world via tournaments for over 200 people. You’ll be able to create your own poker club, complete via online leaderboards and work towards shared goals as a club that unlock cool rewards. Poker Club will also boast cross-platform and cross-generation play – as well as hitting Switch, the game is coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Purveyors of pretty tabletop titles Ripstone will utilise next gen technology like ray tracing to bring premium suites and backroom bars to life, as it promises ‘the most immersive and social poker simulation ever on next-generation and current platforms when it launches later this year,’ as stated in a press release.
As you progress, you’ll unlock cosmetics, some of which will be club specific. To highlight the title’s community focused goals, the release will support cross-play across all platforms and generations, so PS5 players will be able to compete against Nintendo Switch owners, and so on. There’ll also be a single player Career mode for you to try out, and a tutorial to get you up to speed.
“On PS5, Poker Club will utilise the advanced haptics in the DualSense controller to immerse players on the poker table like never before,” the press release continues. “The game also offers cross-buy between PS4 and PS5.” This means that if you purchase it on either PlayStation platform, you’ll be able to experience it in full on the other free of charge.
Here’s what we know about the game specifics and what it entails:
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.