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09.20.18

Get ready for a Splatfest this weekend! Splatfests are getting a major refresh, so come learn what's a-changing!

Off the Hook is getting ready for another big performance, and all Inklings and Octolings are invited to a new Splatfest this weekend! It’ll be a stylish showdown because we’re asking what your style is: Retro or Modern.

The Splatfest will be:

9/21 (Fri) 9:00 p.m. PT – 9/22 (Sat) 9:00 p.m. PT

However, starting with this event, Splatfests will be changed significantly! There’s a lot to it, but here are the basics: Two modes, 'Normal' and 'Pro,' will replace the previous 'Solo' and 'Team' modes.

In Normal mode, you can jump into a normal Splatfest Battle on your own or join up with 1-3 friends from the same Splatfest team. If you join a match as a group of 2-3 friends, random solo players will be matched up to make a group of 4. In this mode, the amount you inked is added to any win bonus you get to determine your clout.

Pro mode is for those who want to go solo and push themselves to the limit. In Pro mode, you're judged on your ""Splatfest Power"". In this mode, you increase your clout by beating the opposing team.

In addition to the above, 10x Battles will be added in both divisions. These are rare matches that will occur if you are lucky, and if you win, your contribution points will be multiplied by 10!

And believe or not, there is a rumor that the super rare 100x Battle could also happen!

The final Splatfest results are decided based on three factors: Votes, clout from Normal-mode players, and clout from Pro-mode players.

Phew, that was a mouthful. To view ALL the changes, please check https://splatoonus.tumblr.com for more details.

If you want more info on the game, including info on how to buy the digital version, please visit https://splatoon.nintendo.com

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