Sega Announces Puyo Puyo Tetris for Nintendo Switch: Will be a Launch Title in Japan

Sega announces its first Nintendo Switch title, and it's Puyo Puyo Tetris

on January 13, 2017 3:11 AM

The Japanese arm of Sega just followed up the official unveiling of the Nintendo Switch with a press release of its own, announcing PuyoPuyo Tetris  (titled Puyo Puyo Tetris S) for the new console.

The game will be a launch title in Japan, releasing on March 3rd, while it has no release window besides a “coming soon” for the west. It will support between one and four players.

Here are a few info about the game:

Game Overview:

Two puzzle game juggernauts collide as Tetris, one of the largest-selling and recognized brands in gaming history, and Puyo Puyo from SEGA have combined to create a fun-to-play, fast-paced, competitive party game like no other! The game has tons of different styles of gameplay – from the single-player Adventure and Challenge modes to the ferocious competition of the up-to-four player Arcade modes. There’s plenty of Tetris/Puyo variety, even an in-game Shop where players can unlock new characters, new skins for Puyos and Tetriminos, new backgrounds and more.

Key Gameplay Features:

  • Adventure– Single-player mode offers ten unique acts, each with ten stages featuring different characters from the Puyo Puyo and Tetris universes. Each stage contains unique challenges players will need to overcome in order to win and move on!
  • Multiplayer Arcade – For up to four local players, Multiplayer Arcade offers a wealth of variety that will bring out players’ competitive nature!
  • Online – Players can try their puzzle skills on a global scale by playing any of the multiplayer modes with up to four players online, in Puzzle League or Free Play modes.
  • Solo Arcade – Play any of the Multiplayer Arcade modes against the CPU in Battle or Endurance matches, or try the single-player Challenges!

Below you can check out a gallery of screenshots and a trailer.

 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.