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Tetris 99

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Arika
Release Date: Feb. 12, 2019

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'Tetris 99' Maximus Cup Unlocks 'Xenoblade Chronicles 3' Theme

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2023 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT

In large-scale, 99-player battles, it’ll take speed, skill, and strategy to knock out the competition and become the last player standing.

You can target opponents by sending them Garbage Blocks, but be careful… Your rivals can target you back! Defeat opponents to acquire K.O. Badges that may give you the advantage on future attacks. Nintendo Switch Online members can also look forward to upcoming online events!

Tetris 99 features online competitive modes exclusive to Nintendo Switch Online members. Owners of the digital version of the game can purchase the optional Big Block DLC, which adds several offline modes, like CPU Battle and Local Arena.

The heart-stirring world of the Xenoblade Chronicles 3 game is interlinking with the Tetris 99  in the 35th MAXIMUS CUP!

Battle to become the last player standing in this meaty, Aionios-sized Tetris 99 challenge featuring the sights and sounds of Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

The Tetris 99 35th MAXIMUS CUP event runs from 12 a.m. PT on Sept. 29 to 11:59 p.m. PT on Oct. 2. To participate, any Nintendo Switch Online member* just needs to play the Tetris 99 online mode during the event period. Players will earn event points based on their placement in each match. Once players have accumulated a total of 100 event points, a new theme will unlock, featuring background art, music and Tetrimino designs inspired by Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

Tetris 99 is available for Nintendo Switch and is free to download.

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