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Tetris Effect: Connected

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Tetris Effect: Connected
Tetris Effect: Connected cover
Monstars Inc.
Stage Games
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows July 23, 2019
Metacritic 93
OpenCritic 89
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Falling block, Puzzle
Art styles Abstract
Series Tetris
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Tetris Effect: Connected on Wikipedia
Tetris (AcademySoft) 1986
Tetris (Spectrum Holobyte) 1987
Tetris (MacOS) 1988
Welltris 1989
Tetris (1990) 1990
Faces... Tris III 1991
Super Tetris 1991
Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss 1994
Tetris Jr. 1996
Kids Tetris 1999
The Next Tetris 1999
Tetris Worlds 2001
Tetris Elements 2004
Tetris Zone 2007
Tetris Online Japan 2007
Tetris Blitz 2013
Tetris Ultimate 2015
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2018
Tetris Effect: Connected 2019
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 2021
Tetris Beat 2021

Tetris Effect: Connected is a singleplayer and multiplayer side view falling block and puzzle game in the Tetris series.

General information

Tetris Effect subreddit
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
Can be run DRM-free when launched directly from the executable with -EpicPortal command line argument.
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Play Anywhere
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Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\TetrisEffect\Saved\Config\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\48710EnhanceIncorporated.TRIP2.0_63vy8jfbpt4dt\LocalCache\LocalSaveGames\CONF.json
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1003590/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\TetrisEffect\Saved\SaveGames\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\48710EnhanceIncorporated.TRIP2.0_63vy8jfbpt4dt\SystemAppData\wgs\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1003590/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Added in patch 1.3.2.[1]
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud


In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA up to 6x, SSAA up to 200% through Rendering Scale.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
When enabled, framerate is capped at up to 200 FPS.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Uncapped framerate (with Vsync disabled).
High dynamic range display (HDR)
HDR must be enabled in Windows.[3]
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.


Controller input mapping menu.
Controller input mapping menu.
Keyboard input mapping menu.
Keyboard input mapping menu.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Negative mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Additional controllers can be connected for secondary "trance" vibration.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Standard gamepads can be freely rebound, tracked VR controllers are locked to one preset.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
PlayStation controllers
Added in patch 1.02.[4]
PlayStation button prompts
Light bar support
Adaptive trigger support
DualSense haptic feedback support
Connection modes
Tracked motion controllers
As of patch 1.3.0[5], Vive wands, Index knuckles, Oculus Touch, and Windows Mixed Reality controllers can be used in SteamVR mode. Oculus controllers also work in Oculus mode.
Button/gesture prompts
Generic/other controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Digital movement supported
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
"Non-Active Window: Sound" check box.
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play
3 Versus, Co-op

Connection types

VR support

Headsets State Notes
Oculus VR (LibOVR)
Windows Mixed Reality
Works with WMR Headsets through the SteamVR mode.
Tracked motion controllers
As of patch 1.3.0[5], Vive wands, Index knuckles, Oculus Touch, and Windows Mixed Reality controllers can be used in SteamVR mode. Oculus controllers also work in Oculus mode.
See Input for details.
Traditional controller
See Input for details.
Play area

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12 Direct3D 12 can be enabled using the -d3d12 command line argument. Microsoft Store version uses D3D12 exclusively.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise
Multiplayer Epic Online Services

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4340
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 or greater is recommended for VR.


  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build:
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1003590/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1003590) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Tetris Effect PC Patch 1.3.2 - 2022-06-28 - last accessed on 2022-10-21
  2. Tetris Effect - last accessed on July 26, 2019
    "Unlocked resolution and uncapped framerate if Vsync is disabled, increased texture and particle effect options, support for super high-resolution and ultrawide monitors, and more."
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-11-10
    The option is grayed out otherwise. Tested on an HDR TV.
  4. Tetris Effect PC Patch 1.02 - 7/26/2019 - last accessed on 2022-02-09
  5. Tetris Effect PC Patch 1.3.0 - 3/9/2022 - last accessed on 2022-04-29