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Update #2 [Mon 3rd Apr, 2023 09:30 BST]: Team Nessie has emerged as the winner of Splatoon 3's monster-themed Splatfest.

It was a tight one, however, with less than 3% in it at the halftime report, where Team Nessie established their lead. Team Aliens came in second, while Bigfoot landed in last.

Update [Fri 31st Mar, 2023 18:00 BST]: Here's your reminder that Splatoon 3's next Splatfest is very close — it all kicks off this weekend, in fact!

'Which of these is real?' is the question, with Nessie, Aliens, and Bigfoot being the answer. Look, we'd love Nessie to be real, but like we said a few weeks ago, it's all about the Aliens. You can tell us what your choice is in our poll at the very bottom of the article.

For now, here's when the Splatfest starts in your region:

  • Europe: 1st April (1am BST/2am CET) to 3rd April (1am BST / 2am CET)
  • North America / Australia / New Zealand: 31st March (5pm PT) / 1st April (11am AET / 1pm NZT) to 2nd April (5pm PT) / 3rd April (11am AET / 1pm NZT)
  • Japan - 1st April (9am JST) to 3rd April (9am JST)

Original article [Thu 16th Mar, 2023 09:40 GMT]: Nintendo has announced the date and theme of Splatoon 3's next Splatfest and this one is promising to be particularly monstrous. After getting us to choose between our favourite flavours of chocolate last time around, it's time to get your tinfoil hats out for this one as the Splatfest asks, "Which of these is real?"

Announced via @NintendoUK, the options on the table this time around are Nessie, Aliens or Bigfoot, with the three teams inking up Turf War battles to become crowned as the creature champ between 1st-3rd April.

The chocolate-themed event wrapped up in mid-February, with Team White Chocolate winning in a clean sweep. We're once again looking at a pretty quick turnaround between Splatfests in this case so here's hoping that Nintendo can carry this on into a clearer monthly structure.

We don't know exactly when voting will open for this one just yet, though judging by the Splatfests of the past, we can expect the booth to appear in the middle of Splatsville around a week before the start date.

This means that we don't have all that long to think about our picks! We can see a pretty even split going between the three options on this one, but we at Nintendo Life Towers are certainly leaning towards Aliens at the moment.

Why not have your say? Fill out the following poll to let us know who will be getting your vote and be sure to keep an eye on our full Splatfest guide for all of the updates over the coming weeks.

Which team will be getting your vote in the next Splatfest? (2,769 votes)

  1. Nessie33%
  2. Aliens56%
  3. Bigfoot11%

Placed your vote? Take to the comments to let us know which superstition gets your support.

[source twitter.com]