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Splatoon 2's Octo Expansion DLC Releases Tomorrow in North America

by Carmine Red - June 12, 2018, 2:13 pm PDT
Total comments: 2 Source: Nintendo

Earlier than expected, with Amiibo to follow later this year.

Nintendo has just announced that Octo Expansion, the Splatoon 2 DLC that adds more single player campaign missions where you can play as Octolings instead of just Inklings, is releasing earlier than anticipated: around tomorrow evening (June 13) in North America.

In addition to the surprise release, Nintendo also shared that the Octo Expansion's new characters will get their own Amiibo figures: an Octoling in swimming form, an Octoling Boy and an Octloing Girl. These are slated for release later this year.

The announcements at the Splatoon 2 World Championships were preceded by word that weapon and stage updates for Splatoon 2, which were originally slated to run for a year from the game's launch, would run at least through the end of 2018.

Talkback

ShyGuyJune 12, 2018

That Octo Amiibo has an expression that looks like he's saying "Oh you!"

SorenJune 12, 2018

Was not expecting this tomorrow.

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