Splatoon 3 Now Available on Nintendo Switch

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Are you ready to ink your mark in Splatlands? You’d better be since Splatoon 3 is now available on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite, and Nintendo Switch – OLED Model systems.

You can buy the game in the Nintendo eShop, My Nintendo Store, and select retailers for $59.99. Those who have extra can grab the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Splatoon 3 Edition, offered at $74.99. If that’s too high, opt for the Nintendo Switch Carrying Case for $24.99.

Splatoon 3 is a new sequel that can be enjoyed not only by long-time players but also by raw recruits. That’s because there are new features and modes, which have never been seen in a Splatoon game before. There are also fan-favorite modes reinvented in unique ways.

Overall, players can look forward to:

  • Ink With the Best of ’Em
    • Use your weapons to splash vivid ink all over the place. Coat opponents to take them (temporarily) out.
    • Change into Swim Form to dive into your own ink color and zoom where you please. This move can take you up walls, through fences, and even refill your ink tank.
    • The newly added Squid Roll and Squid Surge move help you get even messier.
  • A Colorful Arsenal
    • All weapon types from previous games are back, along with some new ones.
      • Flatten the competition with rollers.
      • Ink up close with the new Splatana weapon type.
      • Stay hydrated with the new Tacticooler.
    • Turn the tide with an array of special abilities and more to discover.
  • Scorching Turf War Battles
    • This online multiplayer mode pits two teams of four players in a three-minute battle to cover the most ground with their ink color.
    • All-new stages like Eeltail Alley, Scorch Gorge, Mincemeat Metalworks, and Undertow Spillway join several returning stages, including Museum d’Alfonsino, Hammerhead Bridge, and Mahi-Mahi Resort.
    • Twelve stages are available with more to come in free post-launch updates.
  • Square Off in Splatfest Events
    • Cast your vote from one of three sides and gain clout for your Splatfest team in 4v4 Turf War battles.
    • ​Take part in the new Tricolor Turf War. This is a mode where three teams fight at the same time and the first-place team must defend itself in a unique 4v2v2 battle.
  • Anarchy Battles
    • This fresh mode puts your skills to the test.
    • Lay your tentacles on the line and engage in wild battles to climb the ranks in objective-based matches.
    • Prove you’re the most seasoned one around.
    • For those who want to take on the challenge solo, select Anarchy Battle (Series).
    • Those who want to team up with friends can choose Anarchy Battle (Open).
  • Work Together in Salmon Run
    • Ink together with friends and defend against waves of dangerous, and now sometimes giant, Salmonid bosses.
    • This is a fresh update of the frantic four-player team mode, now always available to play.
  • Return of the Mammalians
    • This new single-player Story Mode invites players to join Agent 3 in a fight against unruly Octarians and discover the secrets of Alterna and the Fuzzy Ooze.
    • ​Playing this mode also prepares you for the chaos of multiplayer.
  • ​An Ocean of Drip
    • Show off those flashy fashion with new and expanded customization options and up your game by hitting up the shops of Splatsville.
    • Put on the latest outfits, celebrate with emotes, decorate your locker, and stay current with the seasonal catalog.
    • Look forward to collecting items from the in-game Season 1 catalog now. Each season lasts three months.

Ready, Ink, Go!

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