Nintendo Direct

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Nintendo Direct is a series of online presentations hosted by various staff members of Nintendo several times a year to make announcements about various subjects across the company. On several occasions, Splatoon has been mentioned on this series.

Nintendo Digital Event @ E3 2014

During this presentation, Splatoon was announced to be released. A trailer, featuring various multiplayer aspects, was shown, as well as a short interview with Tsubasa Sakaguchi, Hisashi Nogami and Yusuke Amano in Japanese. Various elements in this trailer were either altered, or not included in the final version of the game.

Nintendo Direct on November 5th, 2014

During this presentation, the first trailer of Splatoon's single-player campaign was shown. It debuted various types of Octarians, and showcased many levels.

Nintendo Direct on April 1st, 2015

Inkling Squid amiibo

During this presentation, the Splatoon amiibo series was announced, as well as the release date of the game.

Splatoon Direct

A few weeks before Splatoon's launch, a Nintendo Direct specifically about it was made. This presentation went into detail about various aspects of the game, some of which had never been seen before.

Characters

Locations

Weapons

Other

Nintendo Direct on November 12th, 2015

During this presentation, Version 2.3.0 was shown off, including the new gear. Two new stages, Museum d'Alfonsino and Mahi-Mahi Resort were shown.

Nintendo Direct on March 3rd, 2016

During this presentation, Version 2.6.0 was announced, and many new weapons in the Sheldon's Picks range were announced.

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