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Nintendo reveals two waves of Splatoon 3 DLC for Switch

Nintendo announced in its most recent Direct presentation two waves of Splatoon 3 DLC, with the first out soon and the second bringing a new single-player mode

Splatoon 3 DLC poster showing an inkling in black shorts, white top, with yellow hair one side straight, the other side plaited, walking in a city with a yellow Eiffel-Tower-like structure and various marine-like life milling about.

Splatoon 3 DLC is on the way, coming in two waves. The first wave brings back Inkopolis from the first Splatoon game, and with it a whole bunch of characters working in the shops and the original idols Callie & Marie.

As announced in the Nintendo Direct February 2023, the release window for the first wave is Spring. There’s no date set for wave two, but it’s set to bring a brand-new single-player mode called Side Order.

We saw a tiny teaser for the single-player, showing us a blank canvas of a world – the perfect place to start inking, eh? Anyway, we have to wait until the Splatoon 3 expansion pass is in our hands to try and work out what’s going on. But if it’s anything like the Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion, it’s gonna be pretty darn fun.

When is the Splatoon 3 DLC release date?

The Splatoon 3 Expansion Pass is coming in two waves. Wave one has a release date set for Spring 2023, while the second wave has no window. You can check out the Splatoon 3 DLC trailer below.

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While we wait for the Splatoon 3 Expansion Pass, check out our Splatoon amiibo, Splatoon characters, and Splatoon 3 weapons guides to stay squiddy.