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How to Update TETRIS® 99

Instructions on installing the update for TETRIS® 99 on Nintendo Switch.

On 10 May 2019 a new software update for TETRIS® 99 became available for download. Please take a moment to download and install this update while your Nintendo Switch console is connected to the internet.

Additional Information:

  • This update must be applied in order to use the game’s online features.
  • Save data will still be available for use after downloading the update.
  • If the console is connected to the internet, the update will download and install automatically.

Complete These Steps:

  1. Connect the Nintendo Switch console to the internet.
  2. Return to the HOME Menu and launch the game.
  3. The update will be downloaded and installed automatically.
  4. Once the update is installed, the newest version number will be displayed on the title screen.

Update Details:

Click the version number below for information about the update. Each update also includes all previous updates.


Version 1.3.0

  • Functionality
    • Players can now obtain distributed themes.
    • Players can now change themes and player icons.
    • Players can now view records of their ten most recent 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 membership to Nintendo Switch Online.
      • For more information about this additional content, please visit this page.
  • General
    • Various issues have been addressed to ensure a comfortable play experience.

Version 1.2.0

  • 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.

Version 1.1.0

  • Various fixes to improve gameplay.