- Number of Players
- Release Date
- 21st Jul 2017, $59.99
- 21st Jul 2017, £49.99
- Ink, E3 2017
- Official Site
- Addons / DLC
- Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion (Switch eShop)
Totally off the hook
Going into Splatoon 2 after the excellent first entry in the series, expectations were high; arguably too high to be properly realised. The original showed an incredible level of ingenuity, clever design, and almost boundless creativity, so could the sequel match up or suffer from a case of the Final Fantasy IIs? First off,...
Review Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion (Switch eShop)
Since we first clapped eyes on the sucker-headed Octolings in 720p on the Wii U, Splatoon fans everywhere wanted to take control of these teenage tentaculars on the splattlefield. Octo Expansion promises just that and much more, but can such wondrous ideas truly be realised in a $20 DLC pack for Splatoon 2 on the Switch? Let’s...
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Gotta Watch 'Em All
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About The Game
Traditional 4-on-4 turf battles return in this full sequel to the original breakout hit game, along with new stages, new fashions and new weapons such as the two-handed Splat Dualies.
Players can compete on the TV or on the go. Whether they use the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller (sold separately) or Joy-Con, players can aim their ink using gyro controls. Splatoon 2 supports both local and online multiplayer matches. The game will also support voice chat using the new Nintendo Switch smart device app (a free, limited version of the app will be available this summer), and will add new stages, fashions and weapons after launch, as the original game did. Splatoon 2 is scheduled to launch this summer.
I'm so excited for this!!!!! I'll Stay Fresh all next summer!!!
It's not a port, it's a sequel.
Yessssss Nintendo! Keep doing stuff like this and you'll keep me happy!
Splatoon was in my opinion one of the greatest games of all time. I am hoping I can get the switch before this game comes out. Splatoon rocks!!
"Splatoon 2 supports both local and online multiplayer matches". I hope this will mean 1 switch, with 4 players. The switch shouldn't, in my humble opinion, have any games that are not at least 2 player co-op. Even Legend of Zelda. Have us complete the single player campaign, then unlock multiplayer, and let us use one of the Champions alongside Link!
The game is a very good first person shooter that changed the violence to a very child friendly game of paintball originally thought it was going to be boring since I am a battlefield 1 fan but I heard all the positive things about it and decided to buy it turned out to be a brilliant game that I personally loved and overall I don't see why this game shouldn't get a 10/10.
Don't get cooked -
Stay off the hook!
IMO the best game in its genre. I played almost every First/Third Person Shooter since 1991 and I loved a lot of them, but never felt so much in love.
not as good as splatoon 1 but i still love it (And hyped for octo expansion)!
Nintendo's approach to charging for on line game participation is nothing but a cash grab. We will most certainly decrease our Nintendo purchases and the next generation console purchase will be focused on service provider's who do not build in on going monthly costs. Not impressed and recommend not purchasing Splatoon 2.
Hello. Does anyone know what happened to the Splatfest that was supposed to end at 10pm GMT on Sunday the 6th? I went on, but it had seemed to end. Any ideas?
Best game I have ever played, if anything this game is my child hood.
Stay Fresh! Jazz hands
Splatoon 2. Paint balling. With bells on. If you haven’t played this- why not? If you haven’t bought it- give your head a wobble right now!
100 out of 10 option for this game plz!
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