Splatoon 3 was announced in February 2021 and officially released on September 9th, 2022. Many were surprised by the announcement of a third franchise entry as it didn’t grab the headlines as much as Mario Kart and Smash.
Splatoon and Splatoon 2 combined sold 17 million units and the numbers for Splatoon 3 show how much bigger the series has grown. Nintendo officially announced that domestic sales of Splatoon 3 for Nintendo Switch exceeded 3.45 million in the first three days. This is the highest number of domestic sales for Nintendo Switch software within the first three days of launch.
Nintendo hasn’t yet announced sales of the Splatoon 3 for the US, UK, or any other markets outside of its home country of Japan.
Splatoon is a series of action shooter games, players play as Inklings. Nintendo released the Splatoon game for the Wii U system in May 2015 and the Splatoon 2 game for the Nintendo Switch in July 2017. Splatoon 3 has taken the title from Animal Crossing: New Horizons as it is the fastest selling game for Nintendo Switch in Japan.
Splatoon 3 was released exclusively for Nintendo Switch on September 9th, 2022. The new addition to the series features 12 different multiplayer levels, including returning and remastered maps from the first two Splatoon games.
Splatoon 3 is the latest game in the Splatoon series, in which players compete in two teams of four and claim territory by covering it in ink in turf wars. Building on the foundation of the series, Splatoon 3 features new weapons, special weapons, and in-game action.
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