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Salmon Run and July 21 Release Date Revealed for Splatoon 2

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Splatoon 2 Salmon Run

More details on the upcoming Switch sequel Splatoon 2 were revealed in today's Nintendo Direct. You can catch the entirety of the footage below, but it mainly features the new game mode Salmon Run. Salmon Run is a PvE Zombies-like game mode where a team of 4 inklings are tasked with defeating waves of Salmonid creatures. Playing Salmon Run will give players rewards, mostlikely gear and weapons. We also finally got a release date for Splatoon 2: July 21 in North America.

In addition to the new game mode, new amiibo were shown off for Splatoon 2. A new Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy, and Inkling Squid were shown off and will launch alongside the game on July 21. Player can befriend the amiibo in-game to save their favorite sets of gear and weapons. Splatoon 2 will also be compatiable with all previously released Splatoon amiibo.

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