28 Sep 2021 12:21 PM +00:00

Splatoon 3 Reveals New Stage and Special Weapon

Earlier today, Nintendo revealed new Splatoon 3 content, showcasing some of the sequel's new stages and special weapons.

As seen on Twitter, Nintendo confirmed this new stage, Eeltail Alley, is located in the centre of Splitsville. That'll serve as the "hangout spot for the youth," topped with a footbridge as one of the map's core elements.

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Splatoon 3 Reveals New Stage and Special Weapon

As for the special weapon, the Crab Tank. Nintendo described it as a "crab-shaped, multi-legged tank, equipped with a powerful, rapid-fire gun and a cannon that boasts a formidable blast radius." This can be used in crab form or as a ball-shaped weapon, which can move around faster.

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It's a good look at what changes to expect, following Splatoon 3's appearance at last week's Nintendo Direct. If you're interested to know more, you can check out the game's latest trailer below:

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Presently, Splatoon 3 is planned for 2022 release as a Nintendo Switch exclusive, following on from 2017's Splatoon 2. We'll keep you updated as we learn more, so make sure to follow us for more gaming news and updates.