Rumours about the possibility of playing as a Octoling in a future Splatoon update have been circulating on the web since August last year, so its surprising that this much requested bit of fan service hasn't been unveiled yet.

To add more evidence to this rumour, we even reported on data miners uncovering details of playable Octolings in October. It seems playable Octolings might be a Switch exclusive feature as Nintendo Life's chum Liam Robertson has been speaking to his sources again and has tweeted the following:

Would you welcome playable Octolings in the Switch version? As always, let us know with a comment below.