Free iOS app of the week: Checkmate! for iMessage

Download Checkmate! until Thursday!

checkmate! app for imessage
Checkmate! for iMessage is now up for sale. iTunes App Store

Apple usually offers different iOS games and productivity apps to put on the sale rack. In the most surprising instant, Apple chooses an unlikely app as the Free App of the Week—Checkmate!

Save yourself a dollar and download the Checkmate! app now while it's still free. The sale runs until Thursday only.

Checkmate! is an iMessage game. This premium game app allows you to play chess and related board games with your contacts remotely through an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad's default messaging app.

The game mechanics are simple. Whether you are playing with your friends or family, you can simply start a conversation and select the Checkmate! app.

Select New Match to begin. Checkmate! also allows you to play the game in multiple matches with other people at the same time. You also have the option to play Checkmate! across all your devices.

The app only needs 50-megabyte of memory space. It is available in 23 languages, including English, Chinese, French, Korean, German, Thai, Greek and Japanese, among others. Compatible devices should run at iOS 10.2 and later updates. As of this time, Checkmate! is a rated with four stars on the average.

You can download Checkmate! now for free via this link.

This article was first published on August 6, 2017