The first paid DLC is coming to Splatoon 2 this summer. Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion adds a hefty new single-player mode that lets players play as new character Agent 8, an Octoling without memories. The new single-player campaign features 80 missions, as well as new stories that shed new light on beloved characters. Players that complete the Octo Expansion campaign will unlock the ability to play as Octolings in multiplayer battles. Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion launches this summer, and players can purchase the Octo Expansion pass starting today in Nintendo eShop for GBP 17,99 to immediately receive Octo-themed in-game gear to use in battle right away. (Full version of game required to use DLC.)

Major Splatoon 2 Update: And before that, in April Splatoon 2 is getting a major free update (Version 3.0) that contains 100+ new pieces of gear, more stages rolling out throughout spring (Piranha Pit, Camp Triggerfish and Wahoo World) and a new rank (Rank X). Rank X is an extreme rank, even higher than S+.

Splatoon European Championship livestream: After months of intense online and offline splatting throughout 2017, the finest Splatoon 2 teams from across Europe will take to Polymanga’s grand stage in Switzerland to battle it out at the Splatoon European Championship on 31st March. In addition to the tournament, Polymanga will host a special virtual concert starring Pearl and Marina of the game’s pop idol-duo, Off the Hook. Fans will able to watch the tournament’s thrilling conclusion, as well as the Off the Hook concert, via livestream on Nintendo’s Twitch and YouTube channels.