Tetris 99 was made available for free to anyone with a Nintendo Switch, however, as it was an online-only game, those wanting to play needed a subscription to the Nintendo Switch Online service, which costs $19.99 a year or $3.99 a month.
Tetris 99 represents one of the best reasons to subscribe to Nintendo Switch Online, but apparently, the Japanese company has made a decision to give up this important drive by launching an offline version of the game.
Nintendo has released the Tetris 99 Big Block DLC for $9.99 that includes offline modes like CPU Battle and Marathon.
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We don't know if other DLC will become available, but now you have the option to get your offline Tetris fix on Switch.
One of the modes is called CPU Battle. Playing the game's Tetris 99 online mode, however, still requires Nintendo Switch Online. Today a New DLC pack is now available, titled the Big Block DLC, that adds features many of you out there might find interesting!
CPU Battle: If you want to step things up a bit, CPU Battle adds in 98 computer players to simulate a proper multiplayer gamer.
Nintendo teased that it will announce even more new modes for Tetris 99 at a later date. Furthermore, the third TETRIS 99 Grand Prix event will be happening from Friday 17 May at 09:00 CEST to Monday 20 May at 08:59 CEST. Getting 100 points before the event ends two days later will unlock a classic Game Boy theme. According to GameSpot, the company will release a Nintendo Direct presentation detailing new games coming throughout 2019 on June 11 at 10 a.m. MT. Nintendo will also hold "Splatoon 2" and "Super Smash Bros".