Splatoon 3 is set to be the next release in the massively popular Nintendo franchise, but what is the release date for the game?
Splatoon has been an extremely popular series for Nintendo ever since the series was first released back on the Wii U, with the player base growing exponentially once the series moved onto the Switch.
Nintendo will be hoping to replicate the success with the next version of the game which is also set to be released on the Switch.
Here’s everything you need to know about the potential release date of Splatoon 3 on the Nintendo Switch.
Splatoon 3 Release Date
UPDATE 19th February 2022: Nintendo has officially confirmed that the game will be released in Summer 2022!
Original: A prominent Nintendo leaker on Twitter, @SamusHunter2, recently revealed some information regarding Splatoon 3 and what Nintendo were originally aiming for in terms of a release date internally.
They said: “I wanted to provide you with a little update on Splatoon 3. In the plans present at the Splatoon 3 announcement, the game was internally scheduled for March, around the 18th of the month.
“At the moment I can not tell if there are delays, the team is definitely working on post-launch updates, but they must be a quantity such that in case of new closures caused by covid, the team can reorganise without having to slow down the release of new content…
“Avoiding the situation that occurred with Animal Crossing New Horizons. In case the launch date remains unchanged, its announcement should come as early as January, after the end of the holidays.”
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