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Nintendo's Spooktacular Surprise: Splatoween Haunts Splatoon 3

By Xueyang
Oct. 14, 2023 updated 09:27

Hold onto your ink tanks, folks, because Nintendo is conjuring up a delightfully eerie surprise for Splatoon 3 fans this spooky season! The 'Splatoween' event is creeping its way into the ink-filled world from October 27th to 29th, and it's all about celebrating Halloween in style.

But wait, there's more! The star attraction of this ghostly gala is, of course, the Splatfest. Brace yourselves, as this year's chilling competition will have you pondering the question, "Which would be the best friend?" Teams Zombie, Skeleton, and Ghost will duke it out for spooky supremacy, and voting opens its creaky doors on October 20th. Start thinking about your allegiances, dear squids!

Now, hold onto your tentacles, because this isn't just your run-of-the-mill Splatfest; it's Splatoween! Prepare to witness some hair-raising headgear making an appearance, along with the usual team-specific t-shirts. According to @SplatoonNA, these eerie items will be up for grabs "via the Splatoon 3 channel in News on your Nintendo Switch system." So, keep an eye out for these ghoulish goodies.

via @SplatoonNAvia @SplatoonNA

With a few weeks to go before the spectral showdown, you've got plenty of time to decide which spooky squad will earn your vote. Remember, you can dive into all the Splatfest secrets, past and future, in our guide below. Prepare for a howling good time in Splatoon 3's Splatoween!

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