Tetris 99 To Release Physically In Japan On August 9; 4th Maximus Cup Details Revealed

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Today, Nintendo announced a physical version of Tetris 99 in Japan, as well as the 4th Maximus Cup with Gold Nintendo Points at stake. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]


Here are the details below:

Physical version

Japan is getting a physical version of Tetris 99 that will come with the ‘Big Block’ DLC as well as a Nintendo Switch Online online pass. The physical version of Tetris 99 will release on August 9, 2019.


4th Maximus Cup

Nintendo announced that the 4th Maximus Cup where people compete for online point rankings will be held from 12am PT on June 21, 2019 to 11:59pm PT on June 23, 2019. The top 999 scorers will receive 999 Gold Nintendo Points that can be directly used on eShop purchases.


Previously, we reported on an interview with the Tetris 99 devs, on their inspirations, why it’s 99 players instead of 100, and more. You can check it out here.


Tetris 99 is available on Nintendo Switch via Nintendo Switch Online. The game releases physically in Japan on August 9, 2019.

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