Splatoon is back on the Nintendo Switch in its third series entry. After years of waiting for a sequel, fans finally have Splatoon 3, but does the latest entry in the Splatoon series maintain its stature, or does it splat to the bottom of the charts?
Splatoon 3 boasts a Strong score on OpenCritic with an average rating of 83. A staggering 94% of critics would recommend buying this game. User scores are almost identical on Metacritic, averaging 8.5/10.
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Standout Splatoon 3 Reviews
Splatoon 3’s reviews are strong, with almost all reviews praising its online multiplayer modes. Those holding out hope for a revolutionary campaign may be disappointed, as that is the weakest part of the package. Splatoon 3 excels at everything else it does, even if it doesn’t try to do too much to set it apart from its predecessors.
- Nintendo Life: 9/10
- Destructoid: 9/10
- God is a Geek: 9/10
- GameInformer: 8.5/10
- Metro GameCentral: 8/10
- GamesRadar+: 4/5
- Twinfinite: 4/5
- Wccftech: 7.5/10
- GameSpot: 7/10
- COGconnected: 7/10
Splatoon 3 is available on Nintendo Switch for $59.99. Because Nintendo rarely has sales, we suggest you get Splatoon 3 at release if you have any interest. Trust me; it isn’t worth waiting two years for $10 off.
For an in-depth look at Splatoon 3’s modes, gameplay, and features, check out the August 10 Splatoon direct.
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