Splatter enemies and claim your turf as the ink-spewing, squid-like
characters called Inklings in Nintendo's new third-person action shooter
game for the Wii U console.
Compete in four-on-four matches, in which the goal is to get your ink on
as many places as possible and claim your turf, all while strategically
submerging yourself in your team's colors and blasting your enemies.
This is a colorful and chaotic online third-person action shooter –
exclusively on Wii U.
New weapons, modes, maps, gear, and more have been added to Splatoon,
with more rolling out through summer 2015. Plus, regularly scheduled
Splatfest events let you choose a side and battle your way to victory
with other players around the world!
Online* team matchmaking:
Create a squid squad with your friends in Squad Battle mode.
Join up to seven friends in Private Battles—you choose the map and the
Get teamed up with other players for 4 vs. 4 matches in Turf War or
Ranked Battle modes.
Ramp up the intensity with Ranked Battle modes which include three
rotating modes: Splat Zones, Tower Control, and Rainmaker
Play to win and boost your player ranking or level, or get in-game
currency to spend on gear upgrades.
Think while you ink
Strategy is everything. Defeat enemies to splatter them in an
explosion of ink, covering more turf for your team. But choose wisely:
Players who only go after the enemy might find their turf redecorated
in their enemies' colors.
Refill ink tanks, hide from opponents or move faster by turning into a
squid and diving intoink with the tap of a button.
Covering more territory with ink unlocks powered-up super weapons that
can be used to attack rivals or cover more turf.
More ways to play
Select between multiple control options on the Wii U GamePad
controller, including using gyroscopic controls to look around,
allowing for better aiming and control.
Hone your skills in Octo Valley, the single-player mode that will have
you inking, splatting, and squidding through platforming puzzles as
you take on the Octarian army.
Battle a friend one-on-one at home in a balloon-splatting contest in