Each of the stages in Splatoon 3

Get to know the Turf in Splatoon 3!

On August 10, Nintendo held a Splatoon 3 Direct in honor of the upcoming release. One of the most exciting tidbits about this Direct was new info on the playable stages of the game. Since the name of the game is inking the stages in Turf War, it’s essential to keep track of your surroundings.

Players can play intense three-minute battles in the game’s primary mode: Turf War. When Splatoon 3 launches, the game will have a dozen unique stages. Some locations are entirely new, while others are fan favorites from past iterations of Splatoon.

Splatoon 3 Turf Wars
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Splatoon 3 Turf War Stages

Splatoon 3 Stages
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During the announcement, Nintendo shared info on the base game’s stage offerings for Turf War. Five of these maps are Splatoon 3 originals, while the other eight represent Splatoon 1 and 2. See if your favorite made the cut below!

  • Scorch Gorge (New)
  • Eeltail Alley (New)
  • Hagglefish Market (New)
  • Undertow Spillway (New)
  • Mincemeat Metalworks (New)
  • Hammerhead Bridge
  • Museum D’alfonsino
  • Mahi-Mahi Resort
  • Inkblot Art Academy
  • Sturgeon Shipyard
  • Makomart
  • Wahoo World

More stages are coming soon!

Splatoon 3 upcoming stages
Image via Nintendo

In addition to the base game levels, players can expect extra maps to come in the months after launch for free! Nintendo shared the above image as a sneak peeks of future areas users can look forward to.

Weapons aren’t the only thing shown during the direct! To see the entire Splatoon 3 Direct and all its announcements, visit the video from Nintendo here:

Splatoon 3 launches for Nintendo Switch on September 9, 2022, with a pre-release Splatfest available for free on August 27! For more on Splatoon 3, check in with Press SPACE to Jump!

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Tai Hofmann
Tai Hofmann

Writing Lead and Editor for Press SPACE to Jump. My first memory is forcing my parents to play 50-round games of Mario Party on the N64. Now I love games on all platforms and hone in on new releases. Some of my favorite titles include Cuphead, Final Fantasy XIV, God of War, Persona 5, and Super Smash Bros.

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