Splatoon 3 code - How to use the new Splatoon 3 QR code

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September 14, 2022: No more Splatoon 3 codes have arrived just yet.

Barely a day into the game's slightly delayed release, a single Splatoon 3 code is making waves throughout the community. To speak accurately, it's a Splatoon 3 QR code that's getting everyone's attention right now: and for good reason. It's a way to get a few freebies, but redeeming it isn't as simple as it should be.

Below, we're going to go over both how to find the Splatoon 3 QR code we're talking about, and how to redeem it. After that, we'll make a preliminary list of other codes out there and highlight what a new Splatoon 3 code could add to the experience.

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Splatoon 3 code list

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The following Splatoon 3 code list was checked for any newly expired codes on September 14, 2022:

Expired codes

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How to use the Splatoon 3 QR code

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The latest Splatoon 3 QR code came from the Japanese Splatoon 3 Twitter account, leading many non-Japanese speakers to wonder how to redeem the thing

It's not something you can just scan with your phone's camera: not via your usual camera app, anyway.

Instead, it's a code you need to scan using the SplatNet 3 app. And, to make matters more confusing, the SplatNet 3 app isn't something you'll find on the Google Play or Apple App Store either.

As it turns out, you download SplatNet 3 app directly through the standard Nintendo Switch Online app that you can find on the Google Play Store or Apple App Store depending on your device.

By downloading the Nintendo Switch Online app and logging into the same Nintendo account you use to play Splatoon 3 on your console, you'll be able to fire up the SplatNet 3 app within and scan the Splatoon 3 QR code through it instead.

What does the Splatoon 3 QR code give?

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Though reports are scarce at the moment, including whether or not anyone outside of Japan can redeem the Japanese code, it's been suggested that the new Splatoon 3 QR code gives an exclusive design plate for your character.

This is backed up by a rough Google translation of the tweet as well, so there's no new Splatoon 3 clothes to get out of this one right now.

Where is my Splatoon 3 QR code reward?

Just scanning the Splatoon 3 QR code isn't enough to actually get the reward it offers. Once you've done that, you need to head to the terminal in the Bangkara Street lobby in-game to claim your prize.

And, with that, you should know everything there currently is to know about the Splatoon 3 QR code situation. We expect more Splatoon 3 codes to drop throughout the game's life, so keep checking back here to easily see any new ones. Maybe they'll even give new Splatoon 3 hairstyles in the future.