Welcome to Switch History, the feature series dedicated to rounding up the software updates for Nintendo’s various Switch games. In today’s piece, we’re highlighting the many updates for 2019’s TETRIS 99:

Tetris 99

Update History:

Ver. 2.3.0 (Released April 14, 2022):

  • Several issues have been addressed to improve the gameplay experience.

Ver. 2.2.0 (Released April 20, 2021):

  • Feature:
    • You can now exchange some of your previously downloaded event themes (Special Themes) for game tickets using the Customize menu. Each event theme is worth 30 tickets.
  • Overview:
    • The gameplay has been improved by addressing a few additional bugs.

Compatible with Ver. 2.1.0 via Local Network (Local Arena). Not compatible with Ver 2.0.0 or earlier via Local Network. Please check each system’s update data version.

Ver. 2.1.0 (Released December 10, 2019)

  • Added Team Battle mode.
  • Added Password Match to Tetris 99 and Team Battle modes.
  • Enabled additional button assignment customization options.
  • Made previously released event themes (Maximus Cup 01-04) available. Event themes can be unlocked by exchanging 30 tickets.
  • Added a new Team Battle-themed player icon.
  • The gameplay has been improved by addressing a few bugs.

Ver. 2.0.0 (Released September 5, 2019):

  • Design / Functions:
    • Main Menu screen redesigned.
    • New Tetris 99 Invictus mode added. It is unlocked by achieving Tetris Maximus in Tetris 99 mode.
    • New daily missions added.
    • New themes added. Complete daily missions to earn tickets that can be exchanged for new themes.
    • New player icons added.
    • Icon missions added. Complete icon missions to unlock new player icons.
    • Staff credits added.
  • Additional Contents:
    • Now supporting additional (paid) DLC modes Local Arena and 2P Share Battle. The new DLC is playable without a Nintendo Switch Online subscription. For details on DLC, please visit tetris99.nintendo.com.
  • General:
    • The gameplay has been improved by addressing a few bugs.

Ver. 1.3.0 (Released May 9, 2019):

  • Functionality:
    • Players can now obtain distributed themes.
    • Players can now change themes and player icons.
    • Players can now view records of their most recent ten matches.
  • Added content:
    • CPU Battle Mode and Marathon Mode paid DLC has been added.
      • You can purchase and play this additional content even if you do not have a subscription to Nintendo Switch Online.
      • For more information about this additional content, please visit tetris99.nintendo.com.
  • General:
    • Various issues have been addressed to ensure a comfortable play experience.

Ver. 1.2.0 (Released April 2, 2019):

  • Changes related to events:
    • We have implemented a system that grants points based on place ranking while an event is ongoing.
  • General:
    • This update also includes various minor gameplay fixes.

Ver. 1.1.0 (Released March 5, 2019):

  • Various fixes to improve gameplay.

Source: Nintendo

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