Splatoon 3 is coming to Nintendo Change.
As the ultimate sport introduced throughout Nintendo’s Nintendo Direct presentation on Wednesday, there wasn’t a lot proven past a trailer that includes an early character creation scene and a few melancholic pictures of ruined cityscapes — which trace at some attainable single-player gameplay along with the chaotic ink-filled free-for-alls the sport’s multiplayer matches are identified for.
The teaser is gentle on specifics however large on chance, hinting on the wider, post-apocalyptic world inhabited by the squid-kid Inklings, which is a surprisingly grim setting for the in any other case pleasant and chaotic shooter. A Twitter thread from Nintendo shares a couple of extra minor particulars: The brand new sport can be set in Splatsville, the “metropolis of chaos” located in the course of the Splatlands — therefore the brand new wasteland aesthetic.
The primary Splatoon was a Wii U unique that launched in 2015, garnering a small however passionate fanbase thinking about Nintendo’s tackle a multiplayer shooter. Splatoon 2 launched the younger franchise to much more followers when it launched on Nintendo Change in July 2017, fleshing out its uncommon world stuffed with hip squid pop stars and hypebeasts. As one of many newer — and weirder — Nintendo franchises, there’s no telling the place this new sport will go, nevertheless it odds are it’ll be a little bit bit unusual and an entire lot of enjoyable.
Splatoon 3 is coming in 2022.