During the Nintendo Direct today we saw more footage from Splatoon 3. We also received a ton of new information regarding some of the plot points, and new weapons being added to the game. 

Splatoon 3 Single-Player New Information & More Revealed During Nintendo Direct

During the lengthy trailer shown during the Nintendo Direct, we learned that Splatoon 3 takes place in a city called Splatsville, which is run by Chaos, which if you remember was the winner of the final Splatoon 2 Splatfest. 

We also saw a ton of new weapons like a mechanized crab, an ink grappling hook, and more. You can check out the full trailer below.

The single-player content revolves around the subtitle Return of the Mammalians, which indicates that mammals are returning to the world of Splatoon and what that means for the world. While Splatoon 3 still doesn’t have an official release date, we know that it will release sometime in 2022. 

Here is the official information from a release given to the press from Nintendo.

“The next game in this INK-redible series features new and returning stages in 4-v-4 battles, as well as new weapons never before seen in the Splatoon games. In the game’s single-player campaign, mammals might be returning … but what does this mean? Find out more when additional details about Splatoon 3, which is scheduled to release in 2022, are revealed in the future.”

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