Nintendo just announced Tetris 99 for the Nintendo Switch, and it’s available right now for Nintendo Switch Online members.
The game is, as the headline suggests, a battle royale game. 99 players fire up a match of Tetris and the last one stacking oddly shaped blocks wins.
Eat your heart out, Apex Legends. Also you, Fortnite, you can also eat your heart out. That’s a weird expression.
Anyways, the game is available now so you can go try it for yourself. I think it’s kind of brilliant. There’s no reason why battle royale games need to be shooters. The concept is very simple: Last player standing wins. That could apply to all kinds of genres.
I’m not very good at Tetris but I’m going to give this a spin for sure. I just keep thinking, “I got 99 players and a … ain’t one.” Sigh.
See you on the front page of Twitch, Tetris 99.
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