Splatoon 2 is the sequel to the Wii U online shooter, Splatoon, expanding on the game with new weapons and techniques. It will launch on the Nintendo Switch in July 2017. Like the original, the game will be supported with content updates after launch.
The game adds new weapon types like Splat Dualies, a pair of pistols, which also allows the player to perform a Dodge Roll. Weapons from the first one have been altered with new mechanics. New Special Weapons like an ink storm have been added. The game supports local multiplayer from multiple Switch consoles as well.
The following multiplayer modes appear in the game
Salmon Run is a new horde-esque for Splatoon 2 where teams hunt Salmon for their Power Eggs. These Salmon have various versions and come in waves. There are boss salmon which take a lot hits and deal more damage but carry Golden Eggs.
The new game has moved from Inkopolis Plaza to Inkopolis Square in this game bringing along new stages as well as remixed old ones.
There are new amiibo compatible. As a new function of Splatoon amiibo, players can save their setup to amiibo and bring them to a friend's Switch to use their gear alongside their friend