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The hype for Splatoon 3 has been building ever since last week's Direct announcement revealed all of the new content coming to the squid-shooting sequel. One of the more predictable announcements was the return of Turf War battles - soon to be available in three-team mode - where you are tasked with covering the area in your team's ink and splatting any pesky competitors that get in your way.

Turf Wars has been a popular game mode across both Splatoon and Splatoon 2, and Nintendo has been quick to cash in on this popularity with a new trailer that showcases the ink-splashing task in action.

The trailer, titled 'Biggest Mess Wins', sees the popular game mode reimagined into the real world, with a team of children battling to paint their neighbourhood armed only with their Switch consoles. There is a small amount of gameplay on display here, but the message really seems to be about having fun - which we feel is undoubtedly Splatoon's top take-home message.

The promo is the latest trailer to imagine the Splatoon battlefield in the real world. Just last week Nintendo released a series of trailers in Japan which showed the weapons reimagined as everyday objects. Let's admit it, child-squids aside, Splatoon probably would be one of Nintendo's funner franchises to see in the real world.

Splatoon 3 will be released on September 9th and pre-orders are now open:

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[source youtube.com, via nintendoeverything.com]