Tetris Effect: Connected Launches On Steam, Updated On Other Platforms


25% Off and Free Digital Deluxe DLC Goodies
for all Steam Purchases until September 1

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – August 18, 2021 – Enhance and The Tetris Company, Inc. announced that their award-winning game Tetris® Effect: Connected is available for purchase starting today on Steam, with a special launch discount of 25% off and free digital deluxe goods for the first two weeks. The game can be played in 2D (including ultra-wide monitor support), or optionally in VR, with most popular PC VR headsets, including HTC Vive and Oculus Rift (or tethered Quest or Quest 2 HMDs) supported.

The Connected update is also now available on all existing versions of Tetris Effect (PS4, Oculus Quest, Epic Games Store, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Microsoft Store PC) in the form of a game patch that adds cross-platform multiplayer and bonus updates outlined below. A Nintendo Switch version of Tetris Effect: Connected has also been announced, due October 8th.


To celebrate Tetris Effect: Connected’s long-awaited debut on Steam, the game will be offered at a 25% discount for the first two weeks, along with the following “digital deluxe DLC” at no extra charge:

  • A seven-track soundtrack sampler by Hydelic, including the fan-favorite song “Connected (Yours Forever)” (previously only available for a limited time on PS4 and Epic Games as pre-order bonuses)
  • Eleven Tetris Effect-themed 4k PC Desktop Wallpapers
  • Seven Tetris Effect Profile Avatars


As the ultimate version of Tetris Effect, the Steam / PC version of Tetris Effect: Connected is capable of running at resolutions of 4K or more with an uncapped framerate (with Vsync disabled), and includes ultra-wide monitor support as well as other expanded game and graphical options not found in the console release for both 2D and VR play (including adjustable particle volume and size, texture filtering, and more).


All current Tetris Effect owners on PlayStation 4 and anyone who buys Tetris Effect: Connected PS4 from August 18 to September 18 will also get a Digital Deluxe DLC bundle at no extra charge:

  • A seven-track soundtrack sampler by Hydelic, including the fan-favorite song “Connected (Yours Forever)” (previously only available for a limited time on PS4 and Epic Games as pre-order bonuses)
  • Two Tetris Effect Dynamic Themes
  • Seven Tetris Effect Profile Avatars


  • Cross-platform play between all current versions of the game (Steam, PS4, Epic Games Store, Oculus Quest, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Microsoft Store PC, including Xbox Game Pass).
  • Bonus features include a new Spectator Mode, as well as PAL and “Slow” speed modes.
  • New performance or fidelity graphic options to boost resolution for Oculus Quest 2 headsets.
  • Remote Play available on the PS4 version.
  • Skill Rating (SR) reset on the Xbox versions to re-calibrate matchmaking between similarly-skilled players (Current SR will be immortalized on the game’s website).
  • An explainer video covering everything in this release can be found here, courtesy of beloved Tetris YouTuber aGameScout.

Complete release notes can be found here: https://www.tetriseffect.game/2021/08/18/all-platforms-patch-1-2-0-1-2-1/ 

Visit www.tetriseffect.game or join our Discord for more detailed information on the update or to find similarly skilled players to play against!


More Information
Store Pages: https://tetriseffect.game/buy
Press Kit: bit.ly/tetriseffectgame
Official Site: tetriseffect.game 
Media inquiries: press@enhance-experience.com

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 About Tetris® Effect

Previously released on PlayStation®4, PC (Epic Games Store) and Oculus Quest, the original Tetris® Effect was hailed as a breakthrough title by fans and critics alike, earning an 89 Metacritic score and 60+ awards and nominations from major outlets, including overall “2018 Game of the Year” honors from Giant Bomb and Eurogamer, and various “Best of 2018” awards from The New Yorker, Polygon, The Washington Post, IGN, GameSpot, The Verge, PlayStation Blog, and many more.

A challenge for the mind and a feast for all the senses, Tetris Effect is the perfect excuse to play Tetris again… and again…and again, and again, and again and again and again and again and again and again and…

About Enhance

Established in 2014, Enhance Experience Inc. is a boutique studio and publisher led by game creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi, whose game credits include Sega Rally Championship, Space Channel 5, Rez, Lumines and Child of Eden amongst others, all critically acclaimed titles that brought highly unique play experiences. The team is dedicated to creating emotional and synesthetic entertainment experiences through the power of games, VR, AR, MR and mobile technology.

About Monstars Inc.

Yokohama-based game developer Monstars was founded in 2011 and is comprised of a talent pool of highly creative and experienced designers, programmers, artists, musicians and producers. Collectively, the team has worked with nearly every game hardware released in the last two decades, with credits including Rez, Lumines, Every Extend Extra and Child of Eden as well as mobile titles released domestically in Japan.

About Stage Games Inc.

Stage Games Inc. is a cross-cultural, independent game developer based in Tokyo, Japan. The studio was formed in 2018 by industry veterans from around the world with a shared passion for creating games. The multi-lingual team works with major publishers and developers in Japan and internationally for development across all major platforms.

About the Tetris® Brand

The Tetris® brand is one of the leading and most distinctive video game brands and franchises in the world. Now after more than 35 years, the brand continues to be loved globally by people of all ages and all cultures. Billions of Tetris games are played online every year, and over 500 million Tetris mobile games have been downloaded to date. The Tetris brand’s global licensee network includes major video game publishers, including Nintendo and Sega, as well as many partners in electronics, toys, apparel, lifestyle goods, entertainment and more. Tetris Holding, LLC, is the owner of Tetris rights worldwide, and The Tetris Company, Inc. is its exclusive licensee. For the latest information about the Tetris brand and Tetris products, please visit www.tetris.com.

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