Splatoon 2's Super Mario Splatfest Results Announced
The Switch shooter's Super Mario-themed event runs from January 15-17.
Update: Splatoon 2's Super Mario Splatfest has ended, and Team Super Mushroom took home the victory. While Super Star received far more votes, Super Mushroom edged it out in both Normal and Pro matches for a 2-1 win. If you participated in the event, make sure to fire up the game and claim your free Super Sea Snails.
The Splatoon 2 #Splatfest results are in, and #TeamSuperMushroom goes big with a 2-1 win!— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) January 18, 2021
Thanks as always to everyone who played, and make sure to pick up your Super Sea Snails in Inkopolis Square! pic.twitter.com/lYAknhxmIF
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Nintendo's Super Mario 35th anniversary celebration continues this weekend with a brand-new Splatfest event in Splatoon 2. The game's Mario-themed Splatfest is now underway, and it asks players to choose between two of the plumber's most iconic power-ups.
The Splatfest kicked off on January 15 and runs until 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET today, January 17, making this your last chance to participate. This event asks players which Mario power-up they'd rather have: Super Mushroom or Super Star? You'll need to cast your vote at the terminal in Inkopolis Square before you can take part in the competition.
The #Splatoon2 Splatfest is right around the corner! Pick #TeamSuperMushroom or #TeamSuperStar in game today, then help decide which Super Mario power-up is best when the action begins at 2pm PT on 1/15! pic.twitter.com/3nwqn1Imtv— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) January 12, 2021
As usual, everyone who participates in the Splatfest will earn Super Sea Snails, which can be used to either add a new ability slot to a piece of gear or re-roll one that has already been maxed out. On top of that, Nintendo is giving away commemorative Splatoon 2/Mario 35th anniversary coins to the top 35 players on each team. To be eligible, you'll need to sign up for the Online Challenge before the Splatfest ends.
And if you’re participating in the Splatfest don’t forget to register for the Splatoon 2 Splatfest Online Challenge below for a chance to win a Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary coin!— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) January 12, 2021
Register here: https://t.co/CghGqqGjZA pic.twitter.com/pTeP37Y0Vk
Although July 2019's big Splatocalypse event marked the end of monthly Splatfests, Nintendo has been periodically hosting bonus re-run Splatfests in the game since last year. It remains to be seen if the company will bring back any more Splatfests in the future or if this month's event will mark the final one.
Nintendo still has a few other events planned for its Super Mario 35th anniversary celebration. Next month, the company is releasing Super Mario 3D World on Switch. This port will include a new batch of content called Bowser's Fury, although Nintendo hasn't shared any details on that yet. Then in March, Nintendo will add a line of Mario furniture to Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
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