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Tetris 99 (Switch): all the updates (latest: Ver. 2.4.0)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Tetris 99 on Nintendo Switch (originally released in March 2019 in North America, Europe, and Japan), exclusively for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers.

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Tetris 99 – Ver. 2.4.0

  • Release date: March 14th 2024 (North America) / March 15th 2024 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Various adjustments have been made to improve the gameplay experience.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Nintendo

Tetris 99 – Ver. 2.3.0

  • Release date: April 14th 2022 (North America) / April 15th 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Several issues have been addressed to improve the gameplay experience.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Nintendo

Tetris 99 – Ver. 2.2.0

  • Release date: April 20th 2021 (North America) / April 21st 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • 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.
  • Additional changes:
  • six themes from previous events can now be exchanged for tickets.
  • Additional notes: update is compatible with Ver. 2.1.0 via Local Network (Local Arena). Not compatible with Ver 2.0.0 or earlier.
  • Source: Nintendo

Tetris 99 – Ver. 2.1.0

  • Release date: December 10th 2019 (North America) / December 11th 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Features
    • Added Team Battle mode.
    • Added Password Match to TETRIS® 99 and Team Battle modes.
    • Enabled additional button assignment customisation options.
    • Made previously released event themes (Grand Prix 01-04) available. Event themes can be unlocked by exchanging 30 tickets.
    • Added a new Team Battle-themed player icon.
  • General
    • Improved gameplay by addressing a few bugs.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Nintendo

Tetris 99 – Ver. 2.0.0

  • Release date: September 5th 2019 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • 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
  • General
    • The gameplay has been improved by addressing a few bugs.
  • List of changes:
  • adds Tetris 99 Invictus Mode
  • adds Daily Missions
  • adds various themes (exchange tickets obtained via Daily Missions)
  • adds new player icons
  • adds second wave of paid DLC (2P Share Battle, Local Arena)
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Nintendo

Tetris 99 – Ver. 1.3.0

  • Release date: May 9th 2019 (North America) / May 10th 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • 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
  • General
    • Various issues have been addressed to ensure a comfortable play experience.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Nintendo

Tetris 99 – Ver. 1.2.0

  • Release date: April 2nd 2019 (North America) / April 3rd 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • 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.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Nintendo

Tetris 99 – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: March 5th 2019 (North America) / March 6th 2019 (Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Various fixes to improve gameplay.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: Nintendo

How to download updates for Tetris 99 for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Tetris 99, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;


  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.


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