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Update: These are the patch notes:

– A bug has been fixed in which the splash with Rollers/Brushes would not hit opponents in certain instances.
– Adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.

The update is 32MB to download.

Splatoon has been undergoing a bit of maintenance tonight. At least partially, that could be due to Nintendo readying a new update for the game.

Version 2.11.0 is out now for Splatoon. We’re still waiting on the patch notes, but we should have some information soon.


Two games have been added to Nintendo’s maintenance schedule for the coming days. Minecraft: Wii U Edition will be first, and will be seeing maintenance tonight. This is likely so the new patch can be deployed.

It’s scheduled for the following times:

– 5:50 PM PT – 7:30 PM PT
– 8:50 PM ET – 10:30 PM ET
– 1:50 AM in the UK – 3:30 AM in the UK
– 2:50 AM in Europe – 4:30 AM in Europe

Splatoon will also be seeing maintenance next week:

– 5:50 PM PT (August 2) – 7:30 PM PT (August 2)
– 8:50 PM ET (August 2) – 10:30 PM ET (August 2)
– 1:50 AM in the UK (August 3) – 3:30 AM in the UK (August 3)
– 2:50 AM in Europe (August 3) – 4:30 AM in Europe (August 3)


Update 2: And here’s the North American compilation video:

Update (7/26): Added in a European compilation of Splatfests below.

Original (7/24): Splatoon’s very last Splatfest has come to an end. All have the battles have finished, and the final results are in.

The outcome was close for both votes and wins. However, Team Marie had slight edges in both (54 percent and 51 percent respectively). Because of that, they prevailed with a final score of 360 to 340.

Here’s a new video from Nintendo in celebration of the final Splatfest:


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Nintendo shared the results of Splatoon’s final Splatfest on Sunday. It was close, but Team Marie prevailed due to slight edges in popularity and wins.

Since this was the final Splatfest, Nintendo did something a bit special. Those who were in the top 100 of the Callie vs. Marie competition were recorded, and the results were highlighted on the game’s official Tumblr. Head past the break for the full list.


Splatoon’s final Splatfest drew to a close yesterday. Even though the dust has settled on the last major event, Nintendo ended up making two notable changes to the game.

First, players are now given more bonus points for winning a Regular Battle, earning 1000 points per win (compared to the previous 300). We’re also hearing that by coming out on top in 30 matches, you can acquire a Sea Snail. Judd will keep track of how many battles you win. Talking to him is how you’ll obtain Super Sea Snails.


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It’s finally here! Splatoon’s last ever Splatfest is now up and running. This weekend’s battle has the Squid Sisters going head-to-head – it’s Callie vs. Marie.

The last Splatfest will end at 2 AM PT / 5 AM ET / 10 AM in the UK / 11 AM in Europe on Sunday. It’s unclear when the results will be made available, but we’ll bring them to you as soon as possible.


Nintendo has just added a new item to today’s maintenance schedule. Splatoon will be undergoing maintenance for around two and a half hours starting in ten minutes.

Here are the relevant times:

– 3:30 PM PT – 6 PM PT
– 6:30 PM ET – 9 PM ET
– 11:30 PM in the UK – 2:30 AM in the UK
– 12:30 AM – 3:30 AM in Europe


The very last Splatfest in Splatoon is almost here. With the event just on the horizon, Nintendo has announced which stages will be featured in the different regions. Kelp Dome, Moray Towers and Walleye Warehouse were selected.

Here are the full voting results ranked:


Splatoon’s last Splatfest begins at 2 AM PT / 5 AM ET on Friday.


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The Splatoon Live in Makuhari CD came out in Japan last Wednesday. According to Oricon, the package sold 10,345 copies in its first week. It was also the eighth best-selling album during that period.


Splatoon’s final Splatfest is fast approaching, and it asks the ultimate question – Callie or Marie? Nintendo just released two videos to celebrate the occasion: each one features a solo performance by one of the two Squid Sisters. Check them out below:

Where does your allegiance lie?