Like the predecessors to the Splatoon series, it is a game that combines online multiplayer that is competitive (PvP as well as PvE) in addition to a story-driven single-player mode.
The announcement was made via Nintendo Direct on February 17 2021. Further details were released on September 24 2021. There were also details about the co-op mode being revealed on February 9, 2022.
Splatoon 3 was first announced through a teaser trailer during a Nintendo Direct on February 17 2021.The game launched via Nintendo Switch on Nintendo Switch on September 9 2022.
An official trailer to Splatoon 3's co-op game "Salmon Run" premiered at the Nintendo Direct on February 9 2022.
On April 22, 2022, Nintendo released a short YouTube video showcasing gameplay from"Turf Wars," the "Turf War" game mode, and the exact release date.
On July 20, 2022, Nintendo revealed a limited version of the Nintendo Switch OLED model based on the game and a release date of August 26 2022.
On August 10, 2022, Nintendo presented a Splatoon 3-focused Nintendo Direct and revealed the date of this game's Splatfest World premiere.
On August 25, 2022, August 25, 2022, and August 25, 2022, a Nintendo Treehouse Presentation featured one-player stories, the multiplayer lobby, and the weapons and maps for multiplayer.
Before the Splatfest World Premiere event, the launch event was scheduled for the 27 and the 28th of August in 2022.