Today's Nintendo Direct made it all worthwhile with some unexpected Splatoon news. Despite announcing that Splatoon would no longer receive waves of free DLC (and potentially little else otherwise), Nintendo bounced back with new information outlining major updates hitting the eShop this Spring.
According to the Direct, the first update -- which will be available next week on March 8th -- will include:
The gameplay balance changes notes for this update are already available online. A version translated into English was posted on Reddit and can be found here.
The rest of the 2.6 update changes include the following:
The second update will not only include balance changes to some weapons already available in the game, but also new weapon sets known as "Sheldon's Picks." These sets will include new weapon variations, like the "Wasabi Splattershot," as well as new weapon combinations. This update will be released in two parts, the first of which slated for April 2016.
Leave us a comment below on your thoughts on all the freshness heading to Splatoon real soon!
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Nintendo Direct Delivers Fresh News - Another Splatoon Update!