Nintendo is holding a brand new Maximus Cup occasion in Tetris 99 this weekend. The competitors runs from August 6-9 and provides you an opportunity to unlock a brand-new in-game theme based mostly on the just lately launched The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD.
Like most earlier Maximus Cups, this weekend’s occasion is point-based. You will earn factors based mostly on how effectively you place every spherical, with the Skyward Sword theme unlocking as soon as you’ve got amassed at the very least 100 factors complete. The theme is predicated on Skyward Sword’s key artwork, with music and sound results from the sport taking part in whilst you compete. You’ll be able to see the brand new theme in motion beneath.
The #Tetris99 23rd MAXIMUS CUP occasion will run from 12am PT, August 6 – 11:59pm PT, on August 9! As soon as you’ve got collected a complete of 100 occasion factors, a brand new theme will unlock, that includes artwork, music, and Tetrimino designs impressed by The Legend of #Zelda: #SkywardSwordHD sport! pic.twitter.com/q6yRtncjPe
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) August 3, 2021
The Skyward Sword Maximus Cup occasion begins at 12 AM PT / Three AM ET on August 6 and runs till 11:59 PM PT on August 9 (2:59 AM ET on August 10). You’ll be able to learn extra particulars in regards to the occasion on Nintendo’s web site.
Tetris 99 is free to obtain and play for Nintendo Swap On-line subscribers, and it is advisable to have a subscription to take part in its Maximus Cup occasions. Particular person memberships price $four USD for one month, $eight USD for 3 months, and $20 USD for one 12 months. Nintendo additionally provides a $35 USD annual household plan that covers as much as eight Nintendo Accounts.
Tetris 99 is developed by Arika, which additionally labored on Pac-Man 99–a comparable battle royale-style traditional that is free to obtain for Swap On-line members. Bandai Namco just lately introduced that Pac-Man 99 surpassed 4 million downloads, and the sport will obtain further themes and updates sooner or later.
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