Octo Expansion

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Official preview art for Octo Expansion.

Octo Expansion is paid downloadable content for Splatoon 2 that is scheduled to be released on July 31, 2018.[1][2]


The player takes the role of Agent 8, an Octoling with amnesia who finds themself in a strange subway station connected to a series of research facilities deep underground.


Octo Expansion adds a new single-player campaign consisting of 80 levels. Off the Hook will support Agent 8 from above ground, and their help can be used to skip missions that are too difficult.

The normal Octarians from Octo Canyon are replaced with Sanitized Octarians, which are a distinctive shade of sickly green.

Enemy Octolings will be able to use more main weapons and special weapons, only seen in online multiplayer modes until now. For example, in the trailer, an enemy Octoling is shown chasing Agent 8 using an S2 Weapon Special Inkjet.png Inkjet.

After completing the campaign, players will be able to play as a male or female Octoling in multiplayer gameplay and customize them just like Inklings. Gear and weapons will be shared between the characters in the same account.



Purchasing the Octo Expansion unlocks the S2 Gear Headgear Studio Octophones.png Studio Octophones and the S2 Gear Clothing Octo Layered LS.png Octo Layered LS. As soon as the player enters the game and finish the Inkopolis Square News, a box containing both pieces of gear will be in the center of the Square.



Click to view the quotes for Octo Expansion. View the quotation page.


The pre-purchase clothing from Splatoon Global Testfire
  • The expansion costs $19.99* in the US, €19.99 in the EU, £17.99* in the UK and ¥1800* in Japan. It is the first paid downloadable content announced for any game in the Splatoon series.
  • S2 Gear Headgear Studio Octophones.png Studio Octophones and S2 Gear Clothing Octo Layered LS.png Octo Layered LS were available early by pre-purchasing Octo Expansion. This is a throwback to the initial Splatoon Global Testfire, where players who pre-purchased Splatoon during the event were given S Gear Headgear Studio Headphones.png Studio Headphones and S Gear Clothing SUP000.png a special squid-themed layered shirt.

Names in other languages

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FlagJapan.svg Japanese スプラトゥーン2 オクト・エキスパンション
Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion
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Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion
Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion
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