The aim is simple in Turf War: claim as much territory as possible by coating it in your team’s colours. The team with the most turf wins!
New Weapons: New dual-wielding Splat Dualies join the action, complete with a new Roll move that’s great for dodging incoming attacks. Mainstays like the Splat Roller and Splat Charger have also been remixed and all feature brand-new Special weapons.
New Mode – Salmon Run: Work with up to three other players to defeat waves of Salmonid and collect the treasured eggs they leave behind in this brand-new mode.Local & Online Multiplayer: In a first for the series, compete in local multiplayer Turf War battles, whether in TV mode or on-the-go in handheld or tabletop modes. Up to 10 docked Nintendo Switch consoles – eight players and two spectators – can connect via wired LAN, allowing players to create local Private Battle tournaments without the need for an internet connection. Online battles also make a return.
Single-Player Mode: One half of the famous Squid Sisters, Callie, has gone missing – and Marie has tasked you with finding her! Use different weapons, like the Splat Roller, Slosher, Splatling or the new Splat Dualies, to overcome obstacles, defeat enemies and take down towering bosses on your mission to reunite the Squid Sisters!
New Ways to Play: Play on the TV, in handheld mode or in tabletop mode using the Joy-Con or the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller (sold separately) and aim your ink using motion controls for accurate aiming.
New Trends: Two years have passed in the world of Splatoon, and a lot has changed. Some familiar characters return under different circumstances, and new characters are introduced as well.
New Stages: Brand new stages like Humpback Pump Track and Musselforge Fitness enter the fray.
Fresh Updates: Updates will roll out post-launch, adding new stages, fashions and weapons, as the original game did.
Smart Device Support: An upcoming smart-phone application for the Nintendo Switch system will enhance matchmaking and allow for voice chat options.