Splatoon 2: First Anniversary Splatfest Squid vs Octopus

Splatoon 2’s first anniversary is coming up, 20th July to be precise, and the Nintendo Versus’ twitter account has announced a global splatfest to celebrate. The theme for this time is Squids vs Octopuses.

“The #Splatoon2 first anniversary is coming, and its time for a fishy free-for-all global #Splatfest! Which sea creature is your favourite, #TeamSquid or #TeamOctopus? Pick your preferred cephalopod in-game on 7/6 and prepare for a tentacled Turf war starting 7/20!” @NintendoVS

UK: Mario Tennis Aces Claims Number One On Charts

Mario Tennis Aces has only been out for a couple of days but it seems to be quite popular, especially within the UK, where the game has managed to climb to the number one spot on the UK games charts.

In case you are wondering, here is the chart for this week:

Place Last Week Game Publisher
1 New Entry Mario Tennis Aces Nintendo
2 2 FIFA 18 EA Sports
3 1 God of War Sony Computer Ent.
4 7 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Nintendo
5 3 Fallout 4 Bethesda Softworks
6 4 Detroit: Become Human Sony Computer Ent.
7 6 Grand Theft Auto V Rockstar
8 10 Call of Duty: WWII Activision
9 14 Super Mario Odyssey Nintendo
10 5 Playstation VR Worlds Sony Computer Ent.

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Splatoon 2: Next Splatfest For North America Has Been Announced

North America’s next Splatfest has been announced. This time it is up to if you prefer orange juice with or without pulp. The Splatfest will start 22nd June at 9pm PT

”It’s time for a citric #Splatoon2 #Splatfest! Do you party with #TeamPulp or keep things smooth with #TeamNoPulp? Voting is now open, and we hope to Vitamin C you when the Splatfest starts 6/22 at 9pm PT!” @NintendoVS

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Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion Releases Tomorrow UK, Today US

Nintendo has surprised us all by announcing that the expansion for Splatoon 2 will release Wednesday 13th June in the US and Thursday 14th June for the rest of the world. The expansion includes 80 different levels.

”The #Splatoon2: Octo Expaision will be available tomorrow evening! Help Agent 8 regain their memory as you explore the mysterious underground test facility & tackle 80 tricky single-player missions!” @NintendoAmerica