TETRIS 99 Introduction Video

An introduction video for the packaged version of TETRIS 99 which releases for Nintendo Switch in Japan on 09 August. Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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Splatoon 2 × TETRIS 99 Event Details

Nintendo have posted details of the 5th Teto 1 Cup Splatoon 2 Collaboration Festival for TETRIS 99. Called Maximus Cup in North America and Grand Prix in Europe, the event runs from 12-16 July, where scoring 100 event points will net you a Splatoon 2 collaboration theme. Screenshots and video posted below.

In related news: the second paid DLC will add a Local Arena (Mochiyori Battle) mode where you can play a local match with up to 8 people, and a 2P Share Battle mode that allows you to play Joy-Con separately. The physical version releases in Japan on 09 August. Preorder here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off.

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Tetris 99 DLC 2 Will Add New Offline Mode

The second paid DLC of TETRIS 99 will add a new mode that lets you play offline with your family and friends. Distribution will be by 31 December 2019. No further details are known at present. Thanks to Mark M.

Edit: the DLC adds a Mochiyori Battle mode where you can play a local match with up to 8 people, and a Share Battle mode that allows you to play Joy-Con separately.

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Tetris 99 × Splatoon 2 Event Announced

Nintendo have announced a Splatoon 2 Collaboration Festival event for TETRIS 99 for 96 hours from 12-16 July 2019 with Splatoon graphics in-game. Players who score 100 event points at the Maximus Cup (called “Grand Prix” in Europe and “Teto 1 Cup” in Japan will receive a Splatoon 2 collaboration theme! Buy the packaged version of the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off!

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TETRIS 99 Packaged Version Announced

Nintendo have announced a packaged release of TETRIS 99 for Nintendo Switch on 09 August priced at ¥3,148 + tax. The package includes all additional DLC and 12 months Nintendo Switch Online subscription.

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TETRIS 99 Event Announced

Nintendo have announced a fourth TETRIS 99 Maximus Cup event from 21-23 June (21-24 in Japan) where 999 top players will each receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points! Please note the event is called Grand Prix in Europe and Teto 1 Cup in Japan.

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Nintendo Reveal World Hobby Fair Line-up

Nintendo have revealed their World Hobby Fair Summer ’19 line-up which will be held in Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan on 29-30 June. Super Mario Maker 2 will be playable, alongside Luigi’s Mansion 3 (only as a pair) and TETRIS 99.

A competition for primary school students will be held for Super Mario Maker 2 with each winner receiving a sticker (pictured below) with a course creating contest (for all ages) airing over the weekend on YouTube and niconico. TETRIS 99 winners will also receive a sticker. All visitors will also receive an ‘original note’ (also pictured below) while stocks last…

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TETRIS 99 Adds Game Boy Theme And Offline Mode DLC

Nintendo have announced a Game Boy mode for the upcoming TETRIS 99 tournament, paid DLC with offline play, and more. The Game Boy theme will be in next weekend’s tournament on the game’s 35th Anniversary and can be permanently unlocked for 100 event points. ‘Customise’ has been added to today’s update allowing players to change the game’s theme.

Big Block DLC is also now available priced at ¥1,000/$9.99 and adds CPU Battle where you can play offline against 98 CPU players and Marathon which is an offline challenge mode where you must clear the most lines and score big. More DLC is also planned for the future. New screenshots added below…

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Nintendo Switch Online Subscriber Numbers

Nintendo Co., Ltd. President Shuntaro Furukawa reports that Nintendo Switch Online now has 9.8 million paid accounts (excluding free trial memberships) and that 2.8 million accounts have played TETRIS 99. Furukawa also says more titles are coming to Nintendo Switch Online to make it more attractive.

Thanks to David Gibson.

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TETRIS 99 Event Announced

Nintendo have announced a second TETRIS 99 Teto 1 Cup event from 12 April at 22:00 JST until 15 April at 15:59 JST with 999 players who earn 100 event points to be selected by lottery to receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points!


The second Maximus Cup event was also announced by Nintendo of America from 12 April at 06:00 PT until 14 April at 23:59 PT where 999 players with the most event points will each get 999 My Nintendo Gold Points!

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TETRIS 99 Updated UPDATED

Nintendo have updated TETRIS 99 to Version 1.2.0 where Nintendo have implemented a system that grants points based on place ranking while an event is ongoing. The update also delivers a new win screen, hard drop sensitivity settings, and bug fixes. Check out the full patch notes in Japanese here and in English here. Thanks to Naruki.

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TETRIS 99 Event Announced

Nintendo have announced a TETRIS 99 event called ‘Teto 1 Cup’ and ‘Maximus Cup’ in English with My Nintendo Gold Points as rewards! The event begins on 08 March at 22:00 JST (05:00 PT) and lasts until 11 March at 15:59 JST (10 March at 23:59 PT). The top 999 players will each receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points! Grand Prix trailer added below…


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