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A busy week for Nintendo fans gets busier with the announcement that Monster Hunter Rise will feature in the next Tetris 99 Maximus Cup event.

Nintendo gamers have a lot of plates to spin this week. The Nintendo Switch OLED model finally arrives, and Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania, Metroid Dread, and Tetris Effect: Connected are all released.

Meanwhile, the console’s other great Tetris game is holding a new event to tie in with Capcom’s Monster Hunter Rise.

The 25th Maximus Cup event – or Grand Prix in Europe – will run from October 8-11, 2021. Players that accumulate 100 event points will unlock a new theme featuring art and music from the hit monster slaying game.

Here’s how the point allocations break down.

Tetris 99 Maximus Cup Points

  • 1st – 100 points
  • 2nd – 50 points
  • 3rd – 30 points
  • 4th-10th – 20 points
  • 11th-30th – 15 points
  • 31st-50th – 10 points
  • 51st-90th – 5 points
  • 91st-99th – 1 point

Recent Tetris 99 events have featured The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Mario Golf: Super Rush, Miitopia, and Kirby Fighters 2.

You can preview the new Monster Hunter Rise theme in this new gameplay trailer released by Nintendo.

Read our beginners guide for some tips on playing Tetris 99.

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