Nintendo Direct: Splatoon 3's Salmon Run mode and summer release revealed

By Jack Taylor – 10 February 2022

Splatoon 3 will see the return of the popular Salmon Run co-op mode, with new features and enemies, and will launch this summer.

During the latest Nintendo Direct, a new trailer for Splatoon 3 showed off the game's Salmon Run mode. Salmon Run was one of the most popular additions to Splatoon 2, and Nintendo describes its return as the "next wave" of Salmon Run.

The trailer showcases gameplay from the mode with new features and mechanics, as well as new enemies, bosses, and a tease of a giant Salmonid at the very end of the trailer.

Splatoon 3 has been confirmed for a Summer 2022 release on Nintendo Switch.

Splatoon 3

Published by Nintendo
Developed by Nintendo