Nintendo Switch

Show off your Summer Nights style in Splatoon 3 with free in-game gear

Summer has hit the Splatlands, fellow researchers! Days are getting longer, the weather is getting toastier, and new gear is sizzling like a properly supervised BBQ. The Summer Nights* event is on the way to the Splatoon™ 3 game, so here are the deets. Please read to the end because you can also cop free in-game gear!

Summer Nights

Summer Nights is a special Splatfest that will take place Friday, July 12 at 5:00 p.m. PT to Sunday, July 14 at 5:00 p.m. PT.

This time, the question is: Which would you reserve for a day? Will you place yourself in a luxurious palace? Use a theme park as your own personal playground? Or have an epic beach party on a private beach? All excellent options, dear researchers!

Free in-game gear

Let’s talk about some free gear**! First, look for the Summer Nights article on your device and click the link within to start your Splatoon 3 game. Then, access the terminal in the Lobby to claim your free in-game goodies.

Here’s quick preview of what you’ll get:

(Please make sure that you either have the game card inserted or the digital version of the game on your system.)

Free trial of Nintendo Switch Online

To battle it out online in this special Splatfest, ya gotta have the game and be a Nintendo Switch Online member. Give membership a whirl with an Individual Membership 7-day free trial! While you’re at it, your trial membership will also let you play online in other supported games; give you access to a library of classic Nintendo Entertainment System™, Super Nintendo Entertainment System™, and Game Boy™ games; and other cool stuff!

Have fun in the sun, everyone!

*Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Free trial automatically converts to 1-month auto-renewing membership at the then-current price unless automatic renewal is turned off by the end of the free trial. Credit card/PayPal account required for 18+. Free trial cannot be redeemed for a Nintendo Switch Online – Expansion Pack membership nor by a Nintendo Account with an active Individual Membership or Family Membership. Persistent Internet, compatible smartphone and Nintendo Account age 13+ required to access some online features on the app, including voice chat. Data charges may apply. Online features, Save Data Cloud and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply. nintendo.com/switch/online

**To receive the in-game item, please make sure that you have the latest version of the game. If necessary, you can update your game by highlighting the game icon from the Home Menu, pressing the + Button, and selecting Software Update. Internet connection required.