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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]
Liverpool, United Kingdom - September 21st, 2021 - Ripstone Games today announced that its acclaimed card game collection Poker Club is getting a major new update with monthly tournaments. A new theme will be rolled out each month, which will include exclusive limited time accessories for competitors and awesome prizes for the winner. Poker Club is also receiving a permanent price reduction to $19.99 / €19.99 / £16.99 on PC and Xbox platforms today, with the same reduction coming to PlayStation platforms on September 30th, so there has never been a better time for friends to gather around the table and catch up over a game.


The first tournament, the swashbuckling pirate themed Blackjack’s Treasure Hoard, is live on PC and Xbox platforms today and will follow on PlayStation platforms on September 30th. Anyone taking part in the qualifier will earn the Pirate Hat, while those that manage to make it to the final will earn Blackjack’s Treasure Chest as a table accessory. Finally, an exclusive trophy will be awarded to the winner!


October’s tournament will be Halloween themed, with all sorts of spooky surprises in store for players. The Manor House level will be re-decorated into a haunted mansion, with eerie atmospheric effects, creepy decorations and a fresh Halloween baize on all the playing tables. Players joining the tournament will earn a Skeleton Tee, with finalists getting the Skull table accessory, and the winner getting an exclusive trophy.

More tournaments are planned for every month, so keep up to date on all news regarding Poker Club by checking the website regularly at https://www.pokerclubgame.com/. If you want to join the Poker Club community, the official Discord channel will connect you with developers and other like minded poker fans: https://discord.gg/w2xQmwr


“We want Poker Club to be an evergreen title that is supported over the whole of this generation, that offers players something new every time they jump in,” said Phil Gaskell of Ripstone Games. “The Tournaments update for Poker Club represents a major milestone for the team in making that dream a reality. Every month players can expect a fresh tournament with a fun theme that offers up new and exclusive content, in addition to the chance to win big in the high stakes finals!”

About Poker Club


Poker Club is the most social and deeply immersive poker experience available on consoles and PC. In line with the increasing online community-led nature of the gaming landscape, Poker Club connects players with friends and poker fans around the world. It features more modes of Texas Hold’em than any other game, including epic multi-table tournaments for over 200 players. 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. PlayStation users experience cross-generation play between PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 platforms.


Poker Club offers players more ways to play than ever before with a full house of Texas Hold’em online tournament modes and cash-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  has 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.


Built from the ground up to offer an immersive play experience on all platforms, Poker Club delivers the true feeling of sitting at the card table like never before. Using a first-person viewpoint in gameplay, along with top-down cameras and cinematic angles, Poker Club captures the thrill of the classic card game. There are 8 meticulously detailed venues to play in as you build your bank on the poker scene, 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 Pinnacle 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 all the way up to high-stakes poker pro has never looked this good.

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. In the future, microtransactions will be possible to earn extra chips and cosmetic items, but Ripstone will lay these plans out well in advance of their deployment. Poker Club is a play-money simulation of Texas Hold’em poker and as such is rated 18 in accordance with PEGI.


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
Follow Ripstone Games on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RipstoneGames


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.


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Plan of Attack on behalf of Ripstone Games
Jeffrey Matulef (Americas)
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Paul Walker-Emig (EU & Oceania)
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