Splatoon‘s massive update will be hitting the Wii U tonight including new gear, weapon types, new battle modes and more:
- More than 40 pieces of new gear
- Two new weapon types, the Slosher and Splatling
- Squad Battles
- Private Battles
- Level Cap Increase
- Ranked Battle Level Increase
- Updates to Urchin Underpass
- New Music
Servers will be down from 5:50 PM PT to 7:00 PM PT for maintenance and implementation of the new content.
Nintendo America also revealed the date and feud for the next Splatfest event, which will start on August 7th — after the massive update.
Splatfest will be held from 8/7 at 9 PM PT until 8/8 at 9 PM PT! Let us know what you’d rather roast over a campfire! pic.twitter.com/UDcTOLiscI
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) July 31, 2015
Finally, Nintendo America made a surprising announcement concerning a certain costume set: