Splatoon 3 Version 2.0.0 Update Now Available; First Big Run Coming

Nintendo has just pushed out Version 2.0.0 of Splatoon 3. This update, coming along with the new Chill Season 2022 catalog, introduces a plethora of new improvements and changes to the game, and you can currently download it through Nintendo eShop. Some of these include:

  • A new catalog, and with it, the new gear, titles, Splashtags, decorations, stickers, and emotes included therein.
  • About 50 new items added to store product lineups.
  • Two new battle stages: Brinewater Springs and Flounder Heights.
  • A new Salmon Run stage returning from Splatoon 2: Marooner’s Bay.
  • Three new main-weapon types.
  • Ten new sets of existing main weapons paired with different sub and special weapons have been added, including the Carbon Roller Deco, the Custom Splattershot Jr., the Zink Mini Splatling, and more.
  • Thirteen new Tableturf Battle cards have been added.

You can view the full patch notes through Nintendo’s official website.

In conjunction with this new Version Update, the first Big Run will begin on December 12. During Big Runs, you will play Salmon Run shifts in normal Multiplayer maps, and the players who obtain the most Golden Eggs in a given shift will be able to rank and save their high scores. Furthermore, various balancing-related tweaks for all game modes were applied.

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You can also view the trailer for all the changes included in this brand-new Chill Season 2022 here:

Splatoon 3 is the brand-new sequel to Splatoon 2. In this new game in the Splatoon series, you’ll leave Inkopolis behind and head to a new region: the Splatlands. Its heart is a new city where battle-savvy Inklings and Octolings gather: Splatsville, also known as the “City of Chaos.”

Splatoon 3 introduces various features to the action-shooter series, including weapons such as the bow-weapon, customization options, and movement abilities to bring to the returning 4v4 Turf Wars matches. Splatoon 3 is currently available exclusively on Nintendo Switch.

In case you missed it, check out our review of the game.


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