Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct to happen on July 6

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    Nintendo's latest Direct will focused purely on the upcoming title, Splatoon 2, which will showcase new features and weapons. The Nintendo Direct will take place on July 6, at 7AM PT/15:00 BST.

    :arrow: Watch it, when it airs, here (North America)
    :arrow: Or here (Europe)
     


  2. Wuigi

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    Local offline multiplayer on one switch console would be nice.
    I have preordered it already but it would be a lot better that way.
    And as they put a gyro sensor in those overpriced little controllers there should be a way to achieve this.
     
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    Sweet, too bad about that local multiplayer >.>
     
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    Am I hoping to hard for them to have smash announcer say at the end "and time for another announcement...on (insert date here)"

    ...sigh, likely not gonna happen
     
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    God, another Nintendo Direct about Splatoon 2. :-/ Wish they'd talk about other games.
     
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    Didn't we get enough of this game during the E3?
     
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    Will there be an offline or even online Demo for this game prior to its release? :unsure:
     
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    It's a fifty fifty chance that we get another splatfire (or whatever it's called) announced during the direct imo, because we already got one in March. However, arms got one last second a week or two before launch. I'm hoping so, I really enjoyed the original test fire back in March and it convinced me to pre order Splatoon 2.
     
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    Hopefully the green/pink joycons will be announced for US release.
     
  10. Xzi

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    I'm sure they will...after Splatoon 2 releases.
     
  11. Robfozz

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    What is this the 4th Splatoon 2 direct? They don't need to nail their stupid gameplay decisions into my head anymore.

    Salmon Run is only available to play sometimes like splatfests, still forced to play the same 2 maps for hours on end instead of just voting, no local salmon run, and other poor online and offline structure decisions. Don't worry Nintendo, I dont need anymore convincing, I'm not buying it.
     
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    I hope, I wasn't able to get a switch till may 31st so I never got to try the test fire, and I never got to getting a wii u so I never got to try splatoon much on there, though I got a little bit in and helped crush team callie...#TeamMarie 4 life, but only a couple of rounds :/
     
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    Okay. Can the game just release already?
     
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    haha yeah. i got my switch in late may too! so i now how you feel! I really just wanna see what all this "splatoon love" is all about. plus i find the whole premise of matches unique.

    Yeah i am hoping that they hold another testfire since hopefully it will interest me enough to pick up the game for switch.
     
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    Boring ass time to own a Switch.
     
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    Hey, we have that Mario x rabbids direct to look forward to whenever it happens (at least it very likely will happen)... That's exciting, right guys?
     
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    you know what would be exciting
    a smash direct, but it will likely not happen :(
     
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  19. Saiyan Lusitano

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    That looks too repetitive with the same enemies, imo. If only Ubisoft would release a demo on the eShop then maybe it'd make me want to pre-order it.
     
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    Not really, GoNNER is good for a hundred hours or so on its own. Great portable game. Now we need Dead Cells and Nex Machina.

    I am actually pretty hype for that one. It's like XCOM-lite, but with a bigger focus on weapon variation. The movement abilities are cool and the game doesn't waste your time with overly-long animations. Naturally, I hope for a hard mode.
     
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