Tetris® franchise available on Steam for the first time
SAN FRANCISCO, California — December 10, 2015 — Today, Ubisoft® announced that Tetris® Ultimate, the latest iteration of the worldwide fan-favorite puzzle game, is now available on Windows PC for $14.99. This release also marks the first time Tetris is available to the millions of gamers on Steam.
Satisfying the innate desire to bring order out of chaos, Tetris Ultimate continues the franchise’s legacy of offering continuous, mind-challenging fun for game fans of all ages. In this engaging, fast-paced game of skill, Tetris Ultimate allows up to four players to face off in nine different modes: Battle, Battle Ultimate, Marathon, Endless, Ultra, Sprint, Time’s Up, Landslide, and Haunted. Real-time worldwide leaderboards add to the fervor and competition to determine who the best Tetris Ultimate player is.
“Tetris is an iconic game that has been experienced and celebrated by millions of players,” said Connor Malone at Valve. “We’re excited to debut the franchise on Steam for the first time and we look forward to introducing the brand to millions more with the release of Tetris Ultimate.”
“Popular for its challenging and addictive gameplay, Tetris continues to captivate audiences around the world, and we’re pleased to bring the latest iteration to a new community of players,” said Tony Key, senior vice president of sale and marketing, Ubisoft. “Tetris Ultimate will test the determination and skills of both new fans and the most seasoned gamers alike.”
Maya Rogers, President and CEO of Blue Planet Software, sole agent for the Tetris brand, added, “We’re thrilled to bring Tetris to Steam’s ever-growing community of gamers for the first time with the release of Tetris Ultimate for PC. For many Steam players who already consider themselves Tetris pros, as well as for those who will be playing for the first time, the game’s distinctive appeal, addictive nature, and competitive thrill will make a fun addition to their game playlist.”
Tetris Ultimate is also available on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system.
Tetris Ultimate on Steam is available here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/316750
For more information about Tetris Ultimate, please visit tetrisultimate.com.
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About the Tetris® Brand
The Tetris® brand is one of the leading and most distinctive video game brands and franchises in the world, with over half a billion mobile downloads and billions of games played online per year. In the game’s 30+ year history, hundreds of millions of players have experienced the Tetris Effect. Tetris is loved globally by people of all ages and all cultures. Working with Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Sega, and Hasbro, the Tetris game continues to be one of the most widely recognized video games of all time. Tetris Holding, LLC is the owner of Tetris rights worldwide and The Tetris Company, LLC is its exclusive licensee. For the latest information about the Tetris brand and Tetris products, please visit www.tetris.com.
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2014–15 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,464 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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