Splatoon 2 save data can be transferred to Splatoon 3

Did you know that backing up data from Splaton 2 can be transferred to Splaton 3? Well, now you know.

And there’s even better news: according to the official Splatoon 3 website, you’ll also receive save data bonuses.

You can transfer save data once per Nintendo Account by launching Splatoon 3 or entering the lobby while connected to the internet. To transfer and save data from Splatoon 2, you must be on the same system with the same user account.

If there’s Splatoon 2 save data on your Switch, some of it can be transferred to Splatoon 3, and transferring the data will net you three Gold Sheldon licenses that you can redeem for primary weapons, regardless. whatever the level of the player.

You can also join Anarchy Battles from the start of the game, regardless of player level. You’ll start the game with a higher rank, based on your rank in Splatoon 2, and you’ll be matched against players with similar skill levels from Splatoon 2.

On Wednesday, August 10, Nintendo hosted a Splatoon 3-specific Nintendo Direct, where it provided all sorts of information about the game.

The stream discussed the new story mode where you’ll uncover the secrets of Alterna, the Fuzzy Ooze, and how it connects to the title theme. As Agent 3, the newest addition to the New Squidbeak Splatoon, you will fight with the Octarian army. You will go on an adventure with your buddy Smallfry to explore many stages, each full of twists and turns.

The game will feature improved Turf War gameplay and the return of the Salmon Run mode which allows up to four players to work together and collect Power Eggs from salmonids. This iteration of Salmon Run also has Boss Salmonids to face with Cohozuna, a new super giant King Salmonid.

You can expect new and returning battle stages with a total of 12 stages awaiting you at launch with more stages to come via free post-launch updates.

Splatfests are also returning, and there’s a new mode called Tabletturf Battle which is a 1v1 competitive card battle spin-off of Turf War with over 150 cards to collect.

There are also new Splatlands-specific weapons such as the arc-shaped Tri-Stringer which can fire in three directions simultaneously and the Splatana Wiper which sends blades of ink flying, and all major weapon types from previous ones. Splatoon games will be available from the start. New special weapons include the Tacticooler, Wave Breaker, and Reefslider. Some familiar special weapons from the Splatoon series, like the Tenta Missiles, Inkjet, Ink Storm, Ultra Stamp, and Booyah Bomb, will return.

New amiibo are also coming and will arrive this holiday. There will be separate amiibo figures for Inkling, Octoling, and Smallfry for $15.99 each. Additionally, select Splatoon 2 amiibo figures will be relaunching soon, including the Callie & Marie 2-Pack and Pearl & Marina 2-Pack for $24.99 each.

After the game’s launch, an in-game season catalog will be distributed for free every three months for two years. Additional weapons will also be included around the same time as each in-game catalog. Additionally, X Battle and League Battle are planned for future updates. X Battle is unlocked after reaching an extremely high rank in Anarchy Battle. In League Battle, players can compete every two hours in teams based on their Anarchy Battle results. Large-scale paid DLC will come in the future, and Nintendo will share additional details in the future.

Splatoon will be released at retail, via the eShop on Nintendo Switch, and in the My Nintendo Store on September 9. Until September 30, if you pre-ordered or purchased the game from Nintendo eShop or My Nintendo Store, you can earn double My Nintendo Gold Points.

Additionally, on August 26, a special edition Nintendo Switch system – Splatoon 3-themed OLED model will be available in stores for a suggested retail price of $359.99.

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