Nintendo's Shooter Splatoon 2 Launching In July
This summer, new Amiibo will also launch alongside the squid-themed game.
During today's Nintendo Direct presentation, the developer revealed the fast-approaching release date for Splatoon 2: July 21
The full gameplay breakout is at the top of this story, but Nintendo also showed off a few more details about the game. Splatoon 2 will include a "horde mode"-like arena called Salmon Run. In this mode, you'll team up with friends to take down waves of enemies and try to collect salmon eggs.
In addition, Splatoon 2 will launch alongside three new Amiibo variatons. The new Inkling Boy, Inkling Girl, and Squid will allow you to save outfits and quickly swap your loadout when you join a friend on someone else's system.
For more information from today's Nintendo Direct, check out our post here detailing all the Nintendo Switch and 3DS game announcements.
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