Nintendo announces Splatoon 3 – Polygon

Splatoon 3 is concerning Nintendo Change.

As the last video game revealed throughout Nintendo’s Nintendo Direct discussion on Wednesday, there wasn’t much revealed beyond a trailer including an early character development scene and some melancholic shots of messed up cityscapes — which mean some possible single-player gameplay in addition to the disorderly ink-filled free-for-alls the video game’s multiplayer matches are understood for.

The teaser is light on specifics however huge on possibility, meaning the broader, post-apocalyptic world occupied by the squid-kid Inklings, which is a remarkably grim setting for the otherwise friendly and disorderly shooter. A Twitter thread from Nintendo shares a couple of more small information: The brand-new video game will be embeded in Splatsville, the “city of chaos” positioned in the middle of the Splatlands — for this reason the brand-new wasteland visual.

The very first Splatoon was a Wii U special that introduced in 2015, amassing a little however enthusiastic fanbase thinking about Nintendo’s take on a multiplayer shooter. Splatoon 2 presented the young franchise to much more fans when it introduced on Nintendo Change in July 2017, expanding its uncommon world filled with hip squid pop stars and hypebeasts. As one of the more recent — and weirder — Nintendo franchises, there’s no informing where this brand-new video game will go, however it chances are it’ll be a bit weird and a lot of enjoyable.

Splatoon 3 is being available in 2022.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.