Splatoon by Nintendo has put itself rightfully among some of the heavy hitters in the multiplayer FPS genre. The Nintendo-exclusive third-person shooter has sold close to 3.5 million copies during the first three days in Japan.
One of the in-game events which separate the title from its competitors is the Splatfest. Starting since Splatoon 1, the Splatfest are specific limited-time events where players join respective teams to win conch shells. In the last Splatfest, the players get to bring their gear to a deserted island.
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With another high-profile Nintendo title on the horizon- Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, it was only a matter of time till the Splatfest got its Pokémon twist. Announced via the official Nintendo UK Twitter account, a Splatoon x Pokémon collaboration Splatfest will take place.
To celebrate the launch of #PokemonScarletViolet, a Splatoon x Pokémon collaboration Splatfest will be held in #Splatoon3 from 12/11 to 14/11.
Get ready to splat for Team Grass, Team Fire or Team Water!
Get the deets: https://t.co/IgxSUpYC6V pic.twitter.com/VlXP0m2FX8
— Nintendo UK (@NintendoUK) October 7, 2022
This is in celebration of the next monster game in the long-running series launching. The Splatfest will take place in Splatoon 3 from November 12 to November 14, 2022. Players will divide into teams of three based on Pokémon type: Fire, Water and Grass.
Splatoon 3 is currently exclusively available on Nintendo Switch. A Nintendo Online subscription is necessary to play the title online with other players.