Splatoon 2 Special Demo Now Playable
The Splatoon 2 Special Demo event (Splatoon 2 Tokubetsu Taikenban’20) is now playable until May 6 at 22:59 JST (6:59 PT), where you can play Turf War, Ranked Battle, Salmon Run, and more! Go here to read about how to play Nintendo Switch Online for free. Press release and promo video posted below. Purchase Haikara Walker by Splatoon 2 at this link.
If you’re not among the more than 9 million owners worldwide to have participated in numerous Turf War battles and Splatfests in Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch, swim over to the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch today to download the Splatoon 2 Special Demo 2020, then get ready to claim your turf from Thursday, 30th April at 15:00 JST until Wednesday, 6th May at 22:59 JST.
During the demo event, players will be able to jump online and splat it out in 4-on-4 Turf War battles with friends and other players who own the full game. Players can also try out Ranked Battles and the Salmon Run co-op mode. Not only will players have the chance to splat their hearts out during the demo period, they can also activate a seven-day free trial for Nintendo Switch Online. To activate the free trial, players should visit Nintendo eShop on their Nintendo Switch console and go to the ‘Nintendo Switch Online’ section to get started.
Players will also be able to save 30% (reduced from ¥6,578 to ¥4,604) on Splatoon 2 until Sunday, 10th May at 23:59 local time, so you can keep on splatting. The progress players make during the demo event will even carry over to the full game, once purchased. Players can also save 23% (reduced from ¥8,558 to ¥6,584) on the Splatoon 2 + Octo Expansion digital bundle.
Last but not least in Splatoon 2 news: We’re revisiting the clash of the condiments for a bonus Mayo vs. Ketchup Splatfest! Make your choice and join in this online event from Saturday, 23rd May at 07:00 JST until Monday, 25th May 07:00 JST. And just as a reminder, Team Mayo took the crown the first time. We’ll see if Team Ketchup can ketch-up this time around!
Players can try the Splatoon 2 Special Demo 2020 for free starting from 30th April. They can also get 30% off Splatoon 2 on the Nintendo eShop until 10th May and activate a seven-day free trial for Nintendo Switch Online. A bonus Mayo vs. Ketchup Splatfest returns on 23rd May.