Nintendo announced Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion is releasing tomorrow during the 2018 Splatoon 2 World Championships at E3. Alongside that, Nintendo revealed they will no longer be concluding updates in July and will continue on to the end of this year.

An overview of the game via Nintendo’s official site.

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Play as an Octoling in a new single-player DLC adventure with 80+ missions!
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Play as an Octoling for the very first time in this large-scale downloadable content for the Splatoon 2 game! This full-on single-player adventure spans 80+ missions starring Agent 8, a new character who awakens on a dark subway platform. Navigate this mysterious underground test facility in a desperate battle to reach the surface of Inkopolis. Escape from these twisted depths, and you’ll finally be able to join multiplayer* matches as an Octoling!

You may think you know everything about the world of Splatoon, but these waters run deep, and so does the lore. Purchase this content today for immediate access to special octo-themed in-game gear.

Key Features

  • Play as an Octoling in a new single-player adventure spanning 80+ missions
  • After waking up without your memories, navigate an underground facility to reach the surface of Inkopolis
  • Take on a variety of mission types packed with new challenges you won’t find in the main game
  • Complete the campaign to unlock Octolings (Girl or Boy) as playable characters in multiplayer* battles
  • Clear additional challenges to unlock more than 10 new pieces of in-game gear
  • Purchase this DLC for immediate access to octo-themed in-game gear (Studio Octophones & Octo Layered LS)

 

 

Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion release schedule

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New Inkling amiibos coming in 2018

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Watch the launch trailer below and check out the latest screenshots.