Update: Splatoon 3 is now available! Below, you'll find all the best deals available at launch.
Original Article: Kids and squids alike will no doubt be looking forward to Splatoon 3, the latest game in Nintendo's family-friendly shooter series that's headed to Switch later this year. If you're super keen, you'll be pleased to know that pre-orders for the title have started to appear at a number of retailers.
Nintendo has now confirmed that the game will hit stores on 9th September 2022, and more and more pre-order options are now available as a result. If you're wanting to secure your order in good time, keep on reading.
Buy Splatoon 3 In The US & Canada
Pre-orders are now live at all the usual major retailers across North America:
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Buy Splatoon 3 In The UK
The game's also available at a number of retailers in the UK, some of which are offering very tempting prices indeed. Here are your options:
Buy Splatoon 3 Nintendo Switch OLED Console
Nintendo has revealed a special Splatoon 3-themed Nintendo Switch OLED console, which is available now. A gorgeous new Splatoon 3 Pro Controller and carry case are also available.
Pre-Order Splatoon 3 amiibo
Three brand new amiibo have been announced to coincide with the launch of Splatoon 3: Inkling (Yellow), Octoling (Blue) and Smallfry. The figures are set to launch "this holiday" and we'll provide all the links you need right here as soon as they appear.
For now, a triple set can be pre-ordered from PlayAsia, but it's pretty pricey!
Were There Any Pre-Order Bonuses For Splatoon 3?
Note that pre-order bonus stock may now be sold out. Check with your chosen retailer before purchasing.
If you pre-ordered the game from GameStop, you received an exclusive sticker set as a free bonus (pictured above).
In the UK, pre-orders made at The Game Collection came with free squid and octopus keyrings. ShopTo also offered the octopus keyring. Orders from My Nintendo Store UK came with a free gym bag and squid pin, pictured below, and orders from Smyths Toys included a free pencil case.
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Elsewhere, find out Where To Buy The Splatoon 3 Nintendo Switch OLED Model Console And Pro Controller, and if you haven't picked up the game itself, you can check out our review along with the best deals and find out Where To Buy Splatoon 3 On Nintendo Switch.