Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion DLC and Update 3.0 Detailed in Nintendo Direct

Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion DLC and Update 3.0 Detailed in Nintendo Direct

The Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion is the first paid DLC for Splatoon 2 and will cost $30 AUD.

What's New in Splatoon 2 Update 3.0? For $19.99 players can play as Agent 8, an Octoling who lost her memories, and navigate through a shady underground facility. The most notable feature is that a new "Rank X" will be available to grind out, pushing the level cap beyond S+, but two stages from the original Splatoon will be making a come back. Additionally, if you beat the Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion, you'll unlock the ability to play as an octoling in the game's multiplayer. You'll play as Agent 8, an octoling trapped in a odd subterranean test facility.

The Nintendo Direct did not reveal the actual Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion release date, but it does appear on the Switch eShop.

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The new single-player campaign features 80 missions, as well as new stories which will shed new light on current characters.

To use the Octo Expansion you'll need to own a copy of Splatoon 2. Purchasing the DLC early will enable you to receive Octo headgear and clothes that you'll be able to use in Splatoon 2 today.

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