Splatoon 3 is a third person shooter developed and published by Nintendo.
It was announced during the February 2021 Nintendo Direct.
The shooter's first of three expansions will arrive later this month and mark the return of Inkopolis and Booyah Base.
The first part of Splatoon 3's expansion pass will see players revisit the classic hub area of Inkopolis.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has sold nearly two million units, while Pokemon Legends: Arceus has sold a whopping 14.63 million.
Nintendo has released a sizeable new update for the shooter, bringing balance adjustments, bug fixes, and more.
Players in the same team will be able to join into matches together, while matchmaking will also be available as an option.
Meanwhile, to no one's surprise, FIFA 23 was the best-selling game of the year in the United Kingdom.
The theme for the third Splatfest is "What is your favorite flavor," with players able to vote for Team Spicy, Team Sweet or Team Sour.
Salmonids will invade normal Battle Stages until December 11th, and it's up to players to clear them out. Rewards include decorations.
Chill Season 2022 starts tomorrow at 4 PM PST, and adds two new Battle Stages, several new and returning weapons, and cosmetics.
X Battles and Big Run are imminent, along with new cosmetics, three new weapons and ten classic weapons from previous games.
Square Enix's farming sim action RPG sold over 26,000 units in Japan at launch, while the Switch dominated the hardware side of things.
The Nintendo Switch saw a couple of major new releases during the previous quarter, and both have performed well in terms of sales.
Abilities can make the difference between victory and defeat. Check them out here, along with how to upgrade gear and get Ability Chunks.
Return of the Mammalians has a handful of boss fights that can be fairly challenging. Here's how to easily beat them all.
Splatoon 3 sold over 120,000 units in Japan over the course of the week, while the Switch version of NieR: Automata sold 30,000 units on its debut.
Of all physical games sold in Japan throughout the month of September, 69% were copies of the new Nintendo Switch shooter.
Inkling (Yellow), Octoling (Blue) and Smallfry can also be scanned to bring their respective characters in-game for hangouts.
Players will battle for supremacy in the three-way fight between Water-type, Fire-type, and Grass-type Pokemon in the upcoming Splatfest.
The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki II -CRIMSON SiN- also enjoys a solid debut, selling over 50,000 units on PS5 and PS4.
The shooter tops the charts once more, while Square Enix's real-time tactics RPG The DioField Chronicle sees a tepid debut.
Nintendo's shooter continues to dominate sales for its third week, having sold millions since launching earlier this month.
Nintendo's new shooter continues to enjoy impressive sales in the region, topping weekly sales charts once again with strong numbers.
Meanwhile, Horizon Forbidden West is still in second place, while PS5's The Last of Us Part 1 slips down to the No. 10 spot.
Splatoon 3 sold a total of 3.45 million units in Japan in its first three days, of which over 1.9 million units were physical sales.
Nintendo has announced the first post-launch Splatfest for Splatoon 3. The three-way Splatfest asks players what they would bring with them to a deserted island.
Splatoon 3 is simultaneously brilliant and frustrating.
Monolith Soft has provided development support for a number of first party Nintendo titles in recent years, including both previous Splatoon titles.
The shooter's launch physical sales are 9% lower than 2017's Splatoon 2, while The Last of Us Part 1 falls to No. 4, seeing a 66% drop in sales.
The colorful shooter has set a record for the highest domestic sales for a Nintendo Switch title within the first three days of launch.
Nintendo sheds the spotlight on the foundations of Splatoon as we approach the imminent launch of Splatoon 3 for Switch.
Stages and strategies for the Splatfest World Premiere demo will also be showcased ahead of the pre-launch Splatfest on August 27th.
The demo is set to go live in a few days' time, and will allow players to choose from a wide range of available weapons.
The Inklings and Octolings are back with a new setting, story campaign, weapons, and much more. Here's everything you need to know.
The newest Special Weapon to grace Turf War can also boost allies' movement speed and serves as an impromptu shield from damage.
Those who transfer their save data will receive three Gold Sheldon Licenses, start with a higher rank and can join Anarchy Battles immediately.
Though some of the demo is playable on August 25th, players can partake in a pre-release Splatfest on August 27th with the Rock-Paper-Scissors theme.
New weapons will be added every three months while X Battle and League Battle are also coming post-launch. SplatFest also premieres on September 27th.
Anarchy Battles for ranked play, catalogues for new cosmetics every three months, new Boss Salmonids and more are also revealed.
The colorful shooter launches on September 9th for Nintendo Switch with 12 Turf War stages. Post-launch updates will add new stages for free.
Nintendo has announced a Direct presentation for August 10, bringing roughly 30 minutes of information on the upcoming shooter.
For the fourth week running, Nintendo's upcoming colourful shooter has topped Famitsu's most wanted charts, with Final Fantasy 16 settling for second place.
The special model includes a custom dock and Joy Con controllers for $360. A custom Switch Pro Controller and Carrying Case have also been announced.
"There used to be a sea here, but it evaporated, leaving behind a wasteland," Nintendo says of the new map.
Square Enix's upcoming RPG has swapped places with the Nintendo Switch's Xenoblade Chronicles 3, while Splatoon 3 hangs on to the top spot.
The upcoming PS5 RPG is beaten to the charts' top spot by upcoming Switch exclusive duo Splatoon 3 and Xenoblade Chronicles 3.
Splatoon 3 is looking to offer much more expansive customization than its predecessors, and Nintendo is continuing to show that off.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 remains in second place, while Splatoon 3 leapfrogs both RPGs to jump straight to the top spot.
Undertow Spillway once lay abandoned for years, but has recently been revived to serve as a stage for Turf Wars matches.
Nintendo Switch Online subscribers will be able to upload their Splatoon 3 data to the cloud- but not from any of its online modes.
The Angle Shooter is a new sub-weapon that will mark enemies with its rebound shots and allow players to pin them down for further damage.
Nintendo has dropped some brief new details on nameplate customization in the upcoming Splatoon 3's multiplayer component.
The Triple Inkstrike is "a modified version of a weapon originally discovered in Inkopolis" and can either group strikes closely or space them apart.
The upcoming shooter, due out exclusively for the Switch in September, won't require an awful amount of storage space on your system.
Along with the 4v4 mode, the Nintendo Switch title features a new single-player campaign and co-op PvE with Salmon Run: The Next Wave.
A recent Nintendo patent talks about various improvements to in-game mini-maps, making several overt references to Splatoon.
The official Japanese webpage for the upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive recently went live, bringing several new screenshots with it.
The co-op mode looks as fun as ever with new boss Salmonid and the ability to toss eggs to others. It once again supports up to four players.
Nintendo continues to provide more details on the weapons and stages you'll find in the upcoming multiplayer shooter.
Nintendo continues to reveal new details on stages and weapons being introduced with the upcoming Splatoon 3.
Eeltail Alley is a busy spot in the centre of Splatsville, while the Crab Tank is a multi-legged tank, equipped with a powerful, rapid-fire gun and a cannon.
Venture to Splatsville and engage in Turf Wars in the Splatlands with new weapons while investigating the Mammalians' reappearance.
The Splatlands and Splatsville revealed in first trailer.
Series producer Hisashi Nogami is unsure of what the future holds for Splatoon.