The Splatoon Journey
6.2014 Squid discovery report at E3

Splatoon is unveiled for the first time at E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo), and the ability to go into squid form and splatter ink everywhere in 4-on-4 squad battles gets the world talking.At this point in time, the game is still only about 10% complete.

5.9.2015 Global Testfire is released
5.28.2015 Splatoon is released

The first entry in the series, Splatoon, is released for the Wii U system, and players flock to the game to wage Turf Wars galore. Inkling Girl and Inkling Boy amiibo hit the market alongside the game.

10.2015 Original soundtrack “Splatune” is released
12.2015 Splatoon and Saga Prefecture team up to produce “Sagakeen”
2.2017 2nd Annual Splatoon Koshien National Championship Champions: Dynameu
3.2017 Splatoon 2 Global Testfire is held simultaneously worldwide
3.2017 ESL Go4Splatoon tournament Champions: Rising Moon
4.2017 2017 Splatoon U.S. Inkling Open Champions: Deadbeat
6.2017 Splatoon 2 World Championship 2017 Champions: DeadBeat (North America)
7.2017 Splatoon and Kyoto Aquarium team up to produce “Suizokukaan: A Fresh Summer Break”
7.21.2017 Splatoon 2 is released

Two years after the release of its predecessor, Splatoon 2 swims its way onto the Nintendo Switch system, and a horde of battlers get back in the ink with fresh squid eyes. Notably, hosting duties are passed from the Squid Sisters to Off the Hook.

8.2020 5th Annual Splatoon Koshien National Championship Champions: Another
8.28.2022 The Splatoon 3 Splatfest World Premiere is held
9.2022 Splatoon 3 Enter the Splatlands Invitational 2022 Champions: Starburst
9.9.2022 Splatoon 3 is released

Five years after the release of Splatoon 2, the series enters a bold new phase. Ink battles, Story Mode, Salmon Run... Splatoon 3 is finally here, and it evolves the series in every way.

10.2022 Splatoon 3 Start Dash Cup Champions: Nageki no Senpans (Juniors) & IKAZIST_IGZ (General)
11.2022 Inkling (Yellow), Octoling (Blue), and Smallfry amiibo are released