Splatoon 3 launches in summer 2022, new co-op mode trailer

Splatoon 3 launches in summer 2022

Nintendo has announced Spatoon 3 launches in summer 2022, alongside new gameplay footage of the shooter.

While Splatoon 3 launches in summer 2022, in-game footage was shown of the co-op mode.

Titled Salmon Run: Next Wave, the footage showcases a wave-based arena battle where salmon use a variety of weapons and stage hazards. A combination of weapon types and platforming puzzles were showcased, as was a mysterious giant fish creature that has never been seen before.

Here’s the new trailer:

Here’s a rundown on the game:

Ink up the Splatlands in the next Splatoon game!

Enter the Splatlands, a sun-scorched desert inhabited by battle-hardened Inklings and Octolings. Splatsville, the city of chaos, is the adrenaline-fueled heart of this dusty wasteland.

Even in this desolate environment, Turf War* reigns supreme and battles rage in new stages located in the surrounding wilds.

Dynamic new moves help these fighters dodge attacks and cover more ground, along with a new bow-shaped weapon to sling ink. Stay tuned for more information to be revealed, as the Splatoon 3 game is scheduled to release for the Nintendo Switch™ system in 2022.

  • Ink it up with a new entry in the Splatoon series
  • Discover the Splatlands, a new sun-soaked region with trendsetting inhabitants
  • Experiment with new styles for Inklings and Octolings
  • 4v4 Turf Wars* are back, with new stages, new maneuvers, and new weapons


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