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Tetris Effect

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Puzzle
Publisher: Enhance Games
Developer: Resonair (EU), Monstars Inc. (US)
Release Date: July 23, 2019

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'Tetris Effect' (PS4) Comes To PC Next Week - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 16, 2019 @ 6:59 p.m. PDT

Tetris Effect is the next evolution in the long-running puzzle franchise, surrounding you with fantastic, fully three-dimensional worlds that react and evolve based on how you play.

Named after a real-world phenomenon where players’ brains are so engrossed that images of the iconic falling Tetrimino blocks (i.e. the Tetris playing pieces) linger in their vision, thoughts, and even dreams, TETRIS EFFECT amplifies this magical feeling of total immersion.

Music, backgrounds, sounds, special effects—everything, down to the Tetris pieces themselves, pulse, dance, shimmer, and explode in perfect sync with how you’re playing.

From deep beneath the ocean to the furthest reaches of outer space and everywhere between, Tetris Effect’s 30-plus stages take players on a wondrous, emotional journey through the universe. The core of the game is still Tetris—one of the most popular puzzle games of all time—but like you’ve never seen it, or heard it, or felt it before.

Whether in full HD on a standard display and PS4, or in razor-sharp 4K resolution with a PS4 Pro, or in fully-immersive 3D via the optional PS VR support, Tetris Effect’s gorgeous imagery, evocative sounds, and super-addictive gameplay add up to an unforgettable experience...and that’s literally unforgettable, as the game’s name implies.

Tetris Effect is coming to the PC on July 23rd, with optional VR-support for Oculus Rift and HTC VIVE, available exclusively on the Epic Games Store.

As the ultimate version of Tetris Effect, the PC version is capable of running at resolutions of 4K or more with an uncapped framerate (with Vsync disabled), and includes ultra-wide monitor support as well as other expanded game and graphical options not found in the console release for both 2D and VR play (including adjustable particle volume and size, texture filtering, and more). More details about what is new or improved for the PC version can be found in the Reviewer’s Guide accompanying this press release in our press kit.

Players can visit the Epic Games Store page to pre-order Tetris Effect for PC ahead of its July 23rd launch. Starting now and lasting through the first two weeks on sale only, the title will be 20% off as part of a special launch promotion and include free DLC items (see below).

In addition to the 20% launch promotion discount, during the same period, a special Tetris Effect Digital Deluxe DLC bundle of extra bonus content will be available for free to everyone who purchases the game. The package includes a seven-track sampler of the award-winning soundtrack by Hydelic and ten Tetris Effect themed 4K desktop wallpapers.

Key Features:

  • From the people who brought you stylish hits like the award-winning Lumines: legendary creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi, and the developers at Monstars Inc. and Resonair.
  • Includes the all-new “Zone” mechanic, where players can stop time (and Tetriminos falling) by entering “the Zone” and either get out of a sticky situation that could otherwise lead to “Game Over,” or rack up extra line clears for bonus rewards.
  • Over 30 different stages, each with its own music, sound effects, graphical style and background that all evolve and change as you play through them.
  • Fully playable on either a standard display (up to 4K and 60fps on a PS4 Pro), or optionally in mind-blowing 3D on PS VR.
  • Fan-favorite modes like Marathon, Sprint, and Ultra, with more all-new modes and other features to be revealed before launch.
  • A player grading and leveling system as well as variable difficulty to encourage and reward replayability.

A challenge for the mind and a feast for all the senses, Tetris Effect is the perfect excuse to play Tetris again... and again...and again, and again, and again and again and again and again and again and again and...

Currently available on PS4, Tetris Effect is coming to PC (Epic Games Store) on July 23, 2019 for $39.99 (US) / €39.99 (EU).

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