Splatoon 2 Global Testfire

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Splatoon 2 Global Testfire
Splatoon2 Global Testfire HOME Menu Icon JP.jpg
The Japanese application icon.
Developer Nintendo EAD Group No. 2
Publisher Nintendo
Platform Nintendo Switch
Release date
Genre Strategy
Third-person Shooter
Online multiplayer
Game modes Practicing
Online multiplayer
Media Digital Download (eShop)
Game size 408 MB

The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire was a free Splatoon 2 demo available on the Nintendo eShop and was the successor to the Splatoon Global Testfire. It allowed players to engage in free four-versus-four Turf War at scheduled times ahead of the release of the game. It was available for download before the scheduled times, but server connection was not possible beforehand.


During the Global Testfire, players were able to enter online matches of Turf War and use either the S2 Weapon Main Splat Dualies.png Splat Dualies, S2 Weapon Main Splattershot.png Splattershot, S2 Weapon Main Splat Roller.png Splat Roller, or S2 Weapon Main Splat Charger.png Splat Charger. Playable stages included The Reef and Musselforge Fitness. The Inklings players were able to play as wore a preset of different outfits that are from the same ones on promotional images and renders. All headgear had S2 Ability Ink Recovery Up.png Ink Recovery Up, all clothing had S2 Ability Quick Respawn.png Quick Respawn, and all shoes had S2 Ability Special Saver.png Special Saver. All eight hairstyles in the final release before version 2.0.0 were represented, and the Inkling with each hairstyle wore a unique set of gear, shown below.



Event times

The Testfire was able to be played during the following times:[1]



  • Players were able to start log on to the Global Testfire as early as five minutes before the scheduled time. Some players were also able to get into matches a few minutes after the designated end time.
  • This demo was localized into Russian and Dutch, a first in the series.
  • Unlike the Splatoon Global Testfire, which in all four weapons had the matching combinations as in the final release, only two weapons had matching combinations: the S2 Weapon Main Splat Charger.png Splat Charger and the S2 Weapon Main Enperry Splat Dualies.png Enperry Splat Dualies.

Names in other languages

Language Name Meaning
FlagJapan.svg Japanese 先行試射会
senkō shishakai
Preceding test firing
FlagNetherlands.svg Dutch Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Splatoon 2 Global Testfire
FlagFrance.svg French Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Splatoon 2 Global Testfire
FlagGermany.svg German Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Splatoon 2 Global Testfire
FlagItaly.svg Italian Testfire globale gratuito di Splatoon 2 Free global testfire to Splatoon 2
FlagRussia.svg Russian Splatoon 2 Global Testfire (Глобальные учения)
Splatoon 2 Global Testfire (Global'nyye ucheniya)
Splatoon 2 Global Testfire (Global drills)
FlagSpain.svg Spanish Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Splatoon 2 Global Testfire
FlagPortugal.svg Portuguese Splatoon 2 Global Testfire Splatoon 2 Global Testfire