Since its debut in 1984, Tetris has become one of the most well-known and iconic franchises in gaming history. Tetris games have appeared on almost every major video game platform in the past three decades. Today The Tetris Company confirmed that the classic game will continue to have a place in gaming's future.
The Tetris Company has officially announced that a Tetris game will be coming for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. The new Tetris game will be released as a digital download for these next-gen platforms.
What exactly this new Tetris game is hasn't yet been detailed. However, the game will be published by Ubisoft, the publisher of games such as the Assassin's Creed series.
“We’re very excited to start working with this world-renowned brand, and can’t wait to combine Ubisoft’s expertise and all the capacities of next-gen consoles to create an exciting new Tetris experience for fans,” said Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft.
As part of the announcement, The Tetris Company pointed out that 2014 will see the 30 anniversary of the classic game. According to the company, Tetris games have sold "hundreds of millions" of copies in 185 countries around the world in that time. Tetris has appeared on more than 50 different platforms an in more than 50 different languages since its debut.
“We welcome Ubisoft to the Tetris family," said Henk Rogers, managing director of The Tetris Company. "I am 100% sure they will develop one of the best versions of the Tetris game ever."