Tetris Effect: Connected to receive new update alongside PSVR 2 release

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New blocks just dropped

Next week sees the compelling blockbuster Tetris Effect: Connected make its debut on both PS5 and the newly launched PlayStation VR 2 (PSVR 2) platform — In addition to these new editions, a fresh update for all versions will be bringing a selection of new modes to the iconic, wall-building puzzler.

Available from February 22, the free update will bring four new modes to Tetris Effect: Connected. These include Classic Score Attack, (complete with PAL/NTSC speed toggles), Zone Marathon, which, as the name suggests, adds the Zone mechanics to Marathon mode, and Endless options for both Master and Purify modes. You can check out an explainer video above, demonstrating the new modes. The video also features comments from pro-Tetris players Blink and Yoshimi.

The PS5 edition of Tetris Effect: Connected will include additional features including support for Haptic Feedback on Dual Sense, PSVR 2 Sense, and the PSVR 2 headset. as well as 4K resolution support. The PSVR2 release will also support eye tracking, and will allow players to select their zone of choice by looking directly at the zone and performing a hard blink. Nice touch.

Tetris Effect: Connected launches on PS5 and PSVR 2 on February 22. It is available right now on PS4, PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Luna, and Oculus Quest.

Chris Moyse
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