Prepare To Lose Your Head. Interplay (IPLY) Rereleases Battle Chess

Battle Chess 4000 released on Steam. Battle Chess: Enhanced and over 25 other classics receive macOS and Linux updates

California, USA - October 14th 2021 - Interplay Entertainment are opening their playbook of classic smash-hits, starting off with a re-release from the famed Battle Chess series. Battle Chess 4000 is set to make its move on Steam on October 14th for $9.99/£9.99, with a 40% launch week discount. To celebrate the launch, Interplay are also releasing a Battle Chess Mega Bundle, allowing players to grab the original Battle Chess & Battle Chess: Enhanced, Battle Chess II: Chinese Chess and Battle Chess 4000 for a 30% discount across all three titles.

Offering old-school gameplay and unique death’ animations when a piece is taken, each Battle Chess title has been updated to support macOS & Linux machines, while gaining quality of life improvements for Steam users, including Remote Play Together support.

As part of the drive to bring its classic pool of games to an entirely new generation of gamers, and on the back of a hugely successful re-release of Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Interplay Entertainment will also update their back catalogue on the same day, providing Tux & Apple support for heavyweight titles such as Earthworm Jim, Stonekeep and Descent. You can view the full list of updated titles below.

Battle Chess 4000 will launch on Steam on October 14th, alongside the Battle Chess Mega Bundle.

Key Features (Battle Chess 4000)

  • State-of-the-art animation from digitized clay models
  • The game learns as it plays!
  • Suitable for all levels of play from beginner to grandmaster
  • Built-in chess clock
  • Take back and replay moves in "What if" scenarios
  • 2D and 3D modes
  • Play solo, face to face or watch and learn as Battle Chess 4000 plays itself

Interplay Entertainment Classics Receiving macOS & Linux updates

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