A game of chess without chess – Knight’s Retreat is now available on Xbox One, Series X|S, PS4 and Switch

At first glance, having a game of chess without letting the player play chess seems like a bit of a crazy idea. But in the minds of those at QUByte Interactive, it obviously works. After its first release on PC, it’s now time for Knight’s Retreat to move to Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4 and Nintendo Switch.

There aren’t a huge amount of chess titles already available on console, with the only real options being that of pure chess, Ultra Chess and brawl chess. Now, while there is Knight’s Retreat, but while on the surface it might appear like a console chess title, you’ll soon find out that’s not the case. Yes, it’s a game of chess, without chess.

Priced at just £3.29, Knight’s Retreat has come as solace via the QUByte team as they give you the ability to work with a range of troops to allow your knights to retreat to the safety of your kingdom. Working on an abstract, rather medieval world and landscape, this little puzzle comes with 80 entirely handcrafted levels, allowing you to get to grips with the basics needed before you see the difficulty levels increase.

Marketed as a “fun chess puzzle for everyone”, it should appeal to a wide range of players, whether you consider yourself a chess grandmaster or someone who has no idea how to play chess at all. the game of kings. Add an abstract world, original and super-composed music, and you have a good old Knight’s Retreat track to enjoy.

Our full review of Knight’s Retreat on Xbox Series X is ongoing and will come to you as soon as we’ve made all the right choices, but in the meantime, head to your digital store of choice – remember, the game is available. on Xbox Store for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S but also present on PS4, Nintendo Switch and PC through Steam too much. If you’re looking to clear your mind of matting worries, this might just do the trick.

Description of the game:

A game of chess without chess. Reorganize your troops to bring your best knights back to your kingdom in an abstract medieval world.

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