Available Now Coming Mar 16, 2018
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Splatoon 2 - Starter Edition

Nintendo Switch
ESRB: Everyone 10 and older
$59.99*
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The squid kids called Inklings are back to splat more ink and claim more turf in this colorful and chaotic 4-on-4 action shooter.

This bundle is perfect for first-time Inklings; it contains the game, a detailed strategy guide which will help equip you with the knowledge you'll need to become the freshest squid on the battlefield, and two stylish sticker sheets.

Take Turf War battles on-the-go with the Nintendo Switch™ system, and use any of the console's portable play styles for intense local multiplayer* action. Even team up for 4-player co-op fun in Salmon Run! Dual wield the Splat Dualies or stick to mainstays like chargers and rollers, which have been remixed with additional strategic possibilities. As always, Turf War is the favored sport among Inklings, but they also dig ranked battles**, taking down Octarians in a robust single-player campaign, and battling enemy Salmonids in one dangerous part-time job! No matter which way you play, splat at home or on-the-go with Nintendo Switch. Staying fresh never felt so good.

  • Turf War - Team up in fierce 4-on-4 multiplayer battles* to see which team can cover the most turf with ink
  • Salmon Run – 2-4 players* can team up for co-op fun and defeat waves of enemy Salmonids
  • Wealth of weapons – Choose from a variety of weapon classes, each with their own play-style, including Blasters, Dualies, Rollers, Chargers, Sloshers, Brushes, and unleash ink devastation with an array of special weapons
  • Local and Online Multiplayer - Compete in local multiplayer Turf War battles*, whether in TV mode or on-the-go in handheld or tabletop modes. Online battles are also possible**
  • Multiple ways to play – Play with the Joy-Con™ controllers or the Nintendo Switch™ Pro Controller (sold separately), both of which support motion controls
  • Fresh Updates - Similar to the Splatoon™ game for the Wii U™ console, post-launch software updates will add new content like weapons, stages, and in-game events
  • Smart Device Support*** - Using the Nintendo Switch Online smart-device application, players can voice chat with friends who also have the app during online Turf War battles and more!**
  • LAN Play - Up to 10 docked systems – eight players and two spectators – can connect via wired LAN (additional accessories required; sold separately). This feature allows players to create local Private Battle tournaments without the need for an internet connection. Local wireless play is perfect for your regular gaming get-togethers, but LAN Play is where it's at when you want to organize a serious tournament.
  • Customize – Change your Inkling's style with different weapons, headgear, clothes, and shoes. Gear isn't just aesthetic; it offers different boosts in battles
  • amiibo**** - Compatible with all Splatoon™ series amiibo™ figures. By tapping these amiibo, the figure's character will appear in the game and befriend players. Befriend an amiibo character and they will remember favorited weapons, gear, outfits and option settings.

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Platform
Nintendo Switch
Release Date
Mar 16, 2018
No. of Players
up to 8 players
Category
Action, First Person, Multiplayer
Publisher
Nintendo
Developer
Nintendo
ESRB: Everyone 10 and older
Cartoon Violence
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DLC packs

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion

Released Summer 2018

DLC details
$19.99*

Play as an Octoling for the very first time in this large-scale downloadable content for the Splatoon™ 2 game! This full-on single-player adventure spans 80 missions starring Agent 8, a new character who awakens without her memories on a dark subway platform. Navigate this mysterious underground test facility in a desperate battle to reach the surface of Inkopolis. Escape from these twisted depths, and you’ll finally be able to join multiplayer* matches as an Octoling! You may think you know everything about the world of Splatoon, but these waters run deep, and so does the lore. Purchase this content today for immediate access to special octo-themed in-game gear.

This version of Splatoon™ 2: Octo Expansion is only compatible with the version of Splatoon 2 for the Americas. To confirm which region(s) your game is compatible with, please open the game's Options in the HOME Menu and select "Support Information." For additional help, please visit support.nintendo.com.

This game is compatible with amiibo.

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