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Splatoon 3 gets first Fresh Season 2023 details, Kraken Royale and more

Posted on February 23, 2023 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Original (2/16): Splatoon 3 will soon be kicking off Fresh Season 2023, and Nintendo has now provided first details – including the Kraken Royale. New gear, new stages, new content for Salmon Run, and a lobby jukebox are in the pipeline.

One of the big highlights is the Kraken Royale, which is a new special weapon. With it, you can transform into a gigantic squid or octopus. Here’s a quick look:

Something else being shown off today is that Krak-On Splat Roller, which has the Squid Beakon sub weapon. And we also have a look at the .96 Gal Deco, a “powerful weapon lets you target enemies from afar, possibly while hiding behind your Splash Wall sub.”

New kits for the following weapons will be added in Splatoon 3 Fresh Season 2023:

– Tri-Slosher
– Splat Roller (revealed)
– L-3 Nozzlenose
– Splash-o-Matic
– Sploosh-o-Matic
– Clash Blaster
– Splat Charger / Splatterscope
– .96 Gal (revealed)
– Rapid Blaster
– Jet Squelcher

Splatoon 3 is currently hosting Chill Season 2022, but that’ll be coming to an end in just a couple of weeks. You can read more about it here.

What do you think about everything that’s been shown off thus far for Fresh Season 2023? Let us know in the comments below.

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Update (2/17): The Super Chump, N-ZAP ’89, and Clash Blaster Neo have been shown off. We also have a look at new gear, new Hotlantis items, and how all merchants will now stock nine items at once.

Update (2/20): The reveals continue. Today’s looks include the Z+F brand and Eggstra Work.

Update (2/21): Nintendo has shared more reveals today, including the new Um’ami Ruins stage, L-3 Nozzlenose D, and Rapid Blaster Deco.

Update (2/22): Another busy day of reveals, this time for the Manta Maria stage, Neo Splash-o-matic, and Custom Jet Squelcher.

Update (2/23): For today’s update, Nintendo is showing off the Tri-Slosher Nouveau, Neo Sploosh-o-matic, a jukebox coming to the lobby, and support for Tableturf Battle online (plus new cards).

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