If you happen to’re a fan of technique, then the Nintendo Swap unique Tetris 99 has probably been a staple of your gaming rotation for the final a number of months. Hearth Emblem: Three Homes is one other wonderful technique sport you possibly can solely play on Swap, and followers of each video games can get rewarded throughout the Tetris 99 Maximus Cup occasion this weekend.
Free to all Nintendo Swap On-line subscribers, the Maximus Cup occasion runs from three a.m. ET on August 23 to 2:59 a.m. ET on August 27. The gameplay throughout this occasion would be the identical as in regular Tetris 99 battle royale, together with your purpose being to outlive longer than all 98 different gamers. Relying in your last placement, you get factors for the match, and racking up 100 complete factors will unlock a particular Hearth Emblem: Three Homes theme for the sport. This theme features a background to your regular Tetris 99 sport, in fact, but in addition new music and even block designs. The breakdown for factors earned is as follows:
1st place: 100 factors
2nd place: 50 factors
third place: 30 factors
4th-10th place: 20 factors
11th-30th place: 15 factors
31st-50th place: 10 factors
51st-90th place: 5 factors
91st-99th place: 1 level
Due to the extreme dropoff as you get decrease within the standings, it’ll take fairly a little bit of time for unskilled gamers to get the Hearth Emblem: Three Homes theme. Nonetheless, matches in Tetris 99 are brief sufficient which you could nonetheless simply purchase it by the top of the weekend, even when you get knocked out early in most of your video games.
This isn’t the primary particular occasion that Tetris 99 has held, however few video games match the white-knuckled technique of the sport in addition to Hearth Emblem: Three Homes. The excellent news for newcomers to the Hearth Emblem sequence is that Three Homes is easier than previous video games, and it nonetheless options the “informal” mode that removes everlasting dying from the equation. With three fully separate story paths you possibly can take, it’s additionally the most effective values on the Nintendo Swap.
Tetris 99 is accessible to obtain free of charge from the Nintendo Swap eShop. Paid Huge Block DLC, which provides two modes to the sport, together with customary marathon mode, can be out there.