Pokémon Legends: Arceus heads to Tetris 99 on January 20th

Pokémon Legends: Arceus heads to Tetris 99 on January 20th. The Tetris 99 28th Maxiumus Cup will run from January 20th through January 24th, 2022 on the Nintendo Switch and will feature exclusive unlockable background art, music, and designs inspired by Pokémon Legends: Arceus. You can read below for more info:

Humanity lived through a long era when Pokémon from the ancient Sinnoh region and Tetriminos remained separate, never occupying the same territory. That era will soon come to an end because Pokémon Legends: Arceus is headed to the Tetris® 99 game for the Nintendo Switch system in a 28th MAXIMUS CUP event! Bask in the natural majesty of 99 players competing to reach the pinnacle of Tetris achievement, and try your luck at capturing your very own Pokémon Legends: Arceus theme.

The Tetris 99 28th MAXIMUS CUP event runs from 11 p.m. PT on Jan. 20 to 10:59 p.m. PT on Jan. 24. 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 the Pokémon Legends: Arceus game.

In the upcoming Pokémon Legends: Arceus game, which launches for the Nintendo Switch system on Jan. 28, you’ll embark on survey missions in the ancient Hisui region, where you are tasked with studying Pokémon to complete the region’s first Pokédex. In this time – long before the events of the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl games – you can find newly discovered Pokémon like Wyrdeer, an evolution of Stantler, and new regional forms like Hisuian Growlithe, Hisuian Zorua and Hisuian Zoroark! Explore natural expanses to catch wild Pokémon by learning their behavior, sneaking up and throwing a well-aimed Poké Ball. Along the way, uncover the mystery surrounding the Mythical Pokémon known as Arceus!

In addition to Tetris 99, any Nintendo Switch Online member can also enjoy online play and the Save Data Cloud feature in a large selection of compatible games, along with access to over 100 classic NES and Super NES games, a smartphone app that enhances features of supported games, and the competitive online battle game PAC-MAN 99.

The new Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership plan features all the same great benefits of a Nintendo Switch Online membership, but with access to classic Nintendo 64 and SEGA Genesis games, as well as access to the Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise paid DLC** at no additional cost.

For more information about all the benefits and services available with a Nintendo Switch Online or Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, and to learn about a free seven-day trial for Nintendo Switch Online, go to the Nintendo Switch Online section on the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu or visit

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