Keep the Game Fresh with Free Updates Coming Nov. 23 and
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nintendo continues to roll out additional content for the Splatoon
2 game for the Nintendo
Switch system, and is now releasing two free software updates with a
ton of new content and a new way to play. The first free update hits on
Nov. 23 and adds a new stage for Salmon Run, new gear and new hairstyles
for Inklings, as well as many other features, with additional new battle
stages rolling out beginning Nov. 24. The second free update will be
available mid-December and introduces a frantic new Ranked Battle mode
called Clam Blitz, which involves picking up clams around the stage and
trying to throw them into your opponent’s basket.
“These free new additions to Splatoon 2 deliver surprises to fans
to keep the fun going,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior
Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “This new content significantly
expands the game and provides a great value for players, regardless of
whether they purchased it on launch day or have it on their holiday gift
The two free updates include the following content:
Nov. 23 Update
Splatoon 2 is now available in stores, for digital purchase on
website or in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch at a suggested
retail price of $59.99. The upcoming software updates are both free and
can be downloaded starting on Nov. 23 and in mid-December. For more
information about the game, visit http://splatoon.nintendo.com/.
Remember that Nintendo Switch features parental
controls that let adults manage the content their children can
access. For more information about other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switch/.
*Additional games and systems are required for multiplayer mode, and are
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