Splatoon 2 Global Testfire coming March 24-26

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  1. Xzi
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    Xzi Console Hacker and PC Gamer

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    I still don't expect this game to release until June/July, but I can't complain about a free sneak peek during launch month.
     
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    So free eshop demo on the switch?
    Pretty cool. If it plays well ill perorder it.
    Things like this is what nintendo needs to do.
     
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    Splatoon 1 had the same Global Testfire period on the Wii U, and it was to test servers and whatnot. Pretty cool they're doing it on the Switch again.
    As for game demos, I wouldn't count on there being too many. It was proven long ago that game demos actually decreased game sales, and because of that, it's very rare to see a game demo nowadays. Online-focused games like Splatoon almost always have a beta test of some kind, however, and that's as close to a demo as you'll usually get nowadays.
     
  4. xile6

    xile6 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Didnt play it on the wii u.
    And im on the fence about it on the switch but does seem cool so im really to check it out.
    And yea i heard that about demos. But ive been on psr with tons of betas for games
     
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    Yeah, current-gen online games typically always have a beta.
    Playing Splatoon on the Wii U, it was quite fun. The motion controls actually felt good to play with.