Minor Splatoon 2 Update

Nintendo have updated Splatoon 2 to Version 5.2.2 with minor changes to both the Booyah Bomb and Starfish Mainstage. Details below…

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Team Ketchup Defeat Team Mayo!

The results of the bonus Splatfest are in with Team Ketchup winning the clash of the condiments, defeating Team Mayo and gaining revenge for their 2017 defeat, by winning both Votes and Pro Rules to win 2-1 overall!

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Splatoon 2 Knocks Animal Crossing: New Horizons Off The Top Spot

After eight weeks on top of the Japanese Switch eShop charts, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has finally been toppled by none other than Splatoon 2, likely due to the latter’s Special Demo event and 30% off sale. Full top 20 added below…

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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.

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This Week’s Japanese Switch Demos

Several demos have released on the Japanese Nintendo Switch eShop this week including the pictured Splatoon 2 Special Demo 2020 from Nintendo, BRIGANDINE: The Legend of Runersia from Happinet, KUNAI from Intragames and both Gothic Murder -Unmei o Kaeru Adventure- and Inuwashi~Urabure Tantei to Ojou-sama Keiji no Ikebukuro Jiken File~ from Orange.

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Splatoon: Squid Kids Comedy Show 4

Hideki Goto today published the Splatoon: Squid Kids Comedy Show 4 comic in Japan (as “Splatoon Ikasu Kids 4-Koma Fest 4”). The comic features 128 B6-sized pages (in Japanese) which originally appeared in CoroCoro and stars Hitto (an Inkling Boy) as the protagonist. Purchase a physical copy at this link.

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Mayonnaise vs. Ketchup Splatfest Announced

Nintendo have announced that the Mayonnaise vs Ketchup Splatfest will be returning to Splatoon 2 from May 23 to May 25 (May 22-24 in North America). This is a repeat of a 2017 Splatfest which was won by Team Mayo by 2-1! A Special Demo event (Tokubetsu Taikenban’20) was also announced for next week (see this post) with the game also updating to Version 5.2.0 (see this post) Purchase Haikara Walker by Splatoon 2 at this link.

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Splatoon 2 Special Demo Event Announced

Nintendo have announced that a Special Demo event (Tokubetsu Taikenban’20) for Splatoon 2 will be available on April 30 at 15:00 JST (April 29 at 23:00 PT) for a week, where you’ll be able to play Turf War, Ranked Battle, Salmon Run, and more! The download will use up 4 GB. Go here to read about how to play Nintendo Switch Online for free. A Mayonnaise vs Ketchup Splatfest has also been announced for May (see this post) with the game also updating to Version 5.2.0 (see this post). The game will also be reduced from ¥6,578 to ¥4,604 from April 30 to May 10. Purchase Haikara Walker by Splatoon 2 at this link.

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