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Splatoon 2 Splatocalypse gear now available

Gear up

If you plan on taking part in the final Splatfest for Splatoon 2, you're going to want to dress up in some fancy gear for the send-off. Nintendo showcased Splatocalypse gear a couple weeks back, and now that gear is available in-game. All you have to do is head to the Switch news channel to get a message about the gear, which includes the following.

- Fierce Fishskull
- Jetflame Crest
- Eye of Justice
- Hivemind Antenna

Splatoon 2 updated to Version 4.9.0, full patch notes shared

Squid up

As was announced yesterday, Splatoon 2 got an update to Version 4.9.0 today. You can check out the full patch notes for this update in the gallery below.

Splatoon 2 being updated to Version 4.9.0 later today, Version 5.0.0 coming in July

How about splat?

Splatoon 2 is getting an update ahead of the final Splatfest. The update will go live tonight, and bumps the game up to Version 4.9.0. This update will include a number of bug fixes, as well as weapon balancing. We'll provide you the full patch notes once the update is live.

We also learned that Version 5.0.0 is coming sometime in July 2019. This update will include Turf War (Splatfest) mode for Private Battles.

Splatoon 2's final Splatfest will give players a much better chance at getting the 100x Battle

Worth it!

Nintendo has already revealed numerous ways in which they're going all-out on the final Splatoon 2 Splafest, but they've shared one more tidbit today. This last Splatfest, running from July 18th to 21st, 2019, will give players a 100 times better chance of getting in on the 100x Battle, in which your contribution points will be multiplied by 100 if you win. Talk about a major experience boost!

Splatoon 2's final Splatfest rotation detailed, plus new info on the brand-new Shifty Station design

Notice me, Senpai!

The final Splatfest is making its way to Splatoon 2 on July 18th, 2019, and it's set to be a major send-off for the events. Every previous Shifty Station is returning with some new tweaks, which you can see in the gallery above. The gallery also includes a rundown of when each Shift Station will be appearing.

On top of that, we now know that the final new Shifty Station is going to be called “Dear Senpai,” and was designed by Pearl herself. This Shifty Station will include the Pearl Bomb and Senpai Cannon (from the Octo Expansion), and there's rumors that Pearl and Marina will appear together for an Off the Hook performance as well!

Nintendo shares video preview of the upcoming Splatoon 2 Live in Makuhari -Off The Hook Live- concert Blu-ray

Definitely off the hook


The Splatoon 2 Live in Makuhari -Off The Hook Live- concert album/Blu-ray are set for release in Japan on July 24th, 2019, and Nintendo has shared a preview video of some content from the Blu-ray itself. You'll get footage from the concert itself, as well as close-ups of Pearl and Marina's dance routines.

Splatoon 2 Splatfest results are in (Narwhal Vs. Unicorn, Kid Vs. Adult, Pineapple Vs. No Pineapple)

Did your teams win?

The Splatfest results are in, and there were some major shutouts in this weekend's battles! Team Narwhal destroyed Team Unicorn, and Team Pineapple didn't stand a chance against Team No Pineapple. In the case of Kid Vs. Adult, Adult managed to eek out a victory. Man, there were some very ardent supporters and skilled players out there for these Splatfests!


New wave of rewards available on My Nintendo Japan, and the My Nintendo Store

Splatoon 2 real-life gear!

My Nintendo Japan has been updated with a new set of rewards, and this time around, things are Splatoon 2 themed. The lineup of new goodies includes the following.

- Chaos and Order Reflector Keychains for 50 Platinum Points each (plus ¥540 for domestic shipping)

The My Nintendo Store also has some new items to purchase. The goodies up for grabs include the following.

- Chaos and Order T-shirts priced at ¥3,780 each

Splatoon 2 'Unicorn Vs. Narwhal' Splatfest artwork released

One of life's toughest questions

The Splatoon 2 Unicorn Vs. Narwhal Splatfest kicks off on June 14th, 2019, and Nintendo has shared some absolutely majestic art to promote the battle. Which team are you siding with?

Artwork shared for Splatoon 2's upcoming Japanese Splafest

Food fight

The next Splatfest in Japan asks players if they like pineapple with their sweet and sour pork. We've already mentioned the Splatfest in a previous post, but today we get the official artwork for the battle. While it's unfamiliar to me, I'm guessing this is a hot topic of food discussion in Japan?

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