Splatoon 3’s Latest Update Is Now Live (Version 1.1.2), English Patch Notes Released

Image: Nintendo Splatoon 3 has got off to an amazing start – setting sales records and receiving plenty of praise from fans and critics alike. Nintendo’s already issued two updates for the game this month and now we’ve got a third one. It bumps the third title up to Version 1.1.2. Nintendo of America issued … Read more

Splatoon 3’s Latest Update Is Now Live, English Patch Notes Released

Image: Nintendo Splatoon 3 has got off to an amazing start – setting sales records and receiving plenty of praise from fans and critics alike. Nintendo’s already issued two updates for the game this month and now we’ve got a third one. It bumps the third title up to Version 1.1.2. Nintendo of America issued … Read more

Japanese Charts: Splatoon 3 Closes In On 3 Million Copies Sold

Image: Nintendo Crikey, there’s just no stopping Splatoon 3, is there? For a game that caused many to question the validity of its own existence, its success in Japan (and worldwide, mind you!) has proven that the franchise is undoubtedly as popular as ever. Selling 301,845 copies last week, the sequel is swifly closing in … Read more

Splatoon 3 To Receive New Update This Week, Here Are The Full Patch Notes

Image: Nintendo A hefty update is set to come to Splatoon 3 on September 29th for North America and September 30th for Europe and Japan. The update is mainly focused on fixing communication issues as well as certain problems which have arisen during online battles. The full patch notes were published by Nintendo Japan, with … Read more

Splatoon 3 Players Discover Sloshing Machine Exploit That Allows You To Splat Through Walls

Image: Nintendo The astronomical rise of Splatoon 3 was always going to result in players finding exploits in the game, but we didn’t think that one such problem would let you splat players through walls. Glance over Twitter, however, and it not only seems that this issue exists, but that players are using it to … Read more

Nintendo: Upcoming Splatoon 3 Patch Will Resolve Super Sea Snails Glitch

Image: Nintendo If you participated in the recent Splatoon 3 Splatfest, but haven’t yet received your Super Sea Snails, don’t worry – Nintendo is on the case. Apparently, there’s been a slight issue – where some Splatoon 3 players who voted and have viewed the final results have not received their Super Sea Snails. Nintendo’s … Read more

Video: Get A Closer Look At Splatoon 3’s Upcoming amiibo

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube Ever since their first reveal during Splatoon 3’s dedicated August Direct, we have been eagerly awaiting news of the Splatland’s newest amiibo. Then, last week, things began to shift when an online listing seemed to suggest that the three interactive figures could be coming our way soon, and at … Read more

UK Charts: Mario Kart 8 Gains Ground As Splatoon 3 Continues To Dominate

Image: Nintendo Splatoon 3 continues its dominance in the UK market (physically, at least) thanks to the latest charts data. The multiplayer sequel comes in at number one again, but right on its heels is none other than Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Originally released back in April 2017 – over five years ago now – … Read more

With Sales Outpacing Pokémon, Why Is Splatoon So Popular In Japan?

Image: Nintendo It happened almost overnight. One day in May 2015, Splatoon merch appeared everywhere in Japan. Baby inklings dangled from kids’ backpacks. Squid-girl stickers adorned pencil cases. Convenience stores advertised raffles for figurines, coffee cups, and Splatoon-branded bags. This explosion of Splat-swag was perhaps more of a surprise given that the Wii U sold … Read more

Poll: The Next Splatoon 3 Splatfest Is Almost Here – Are You Team Gear, Grub, Or Fun?

Image: Nintendo / @SplatoonNA It’s nearly the weekend, but — more importantly — the next Splatoon 3 Splatfest is almost here! Revealed during the September 2022 Nintendo Direct, Deep Cut announced that we would all need to answer that crucial life question: “What would you bring to a deserted island?” It’s a hard one, especially … Read more