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Attention Splatoon fans! Nintendo has just dropped the ultimate Overview trailer for the upcoming Side Order DLC of Splatoon 3, set to launch on February 22nd as part of the Splatoon 3 Expansion Pass.


If you already own a copy of Splatoon 3,  you can snag the DLC for $24.99. Otherwise, a special bundle with the Full Game + DLC is also available for $84.98 via the eShop.

If you’re still on the fence, Nintendo has also provided a quick press release outlining all the exciting details. Dive into below!

What do you do when you wake up in a world devoid of color? Well, if you’re a resident of Inkopolis, you do whatever you can to paint the town pink (or blue or yellow or … ). That’s the kind of spirit you’ll need to ascend the Spire of Order and brighten up your world in the single-player DLC* Side Order, the second wave of the Splatoon 3 Expansion Pass for Splatoon 3 on the Nintendo Switch family of systems, arriving Feb. 22.

In Side Order, you play as Agent 8, a resident of Inkopolis who wakes up in a new “world of order,” where the color spectrum goes from white to … a little less white to … kinda gray to … well, that’s pretty much it. What’s an Octoling to do? Figure out how to bring a little color back into the picture, that’s what! Alongside a drone who claims to be Off the Hook member Pearl, Agent 8 must battle to the top of the Spire of Order against hordes of surprising enemies and obstacles.

On each floor of the Spire there are objectives that change each time you make an attempt, and they get harder the higher you climb. Objectives may include defeating enemies, securing specific areas for a set amount of time, and overcoming other skill-testing challenges. Use the color chips you receive to customize your Palette to your liking with enhancements such as increased firing speed, raised damage output and more. Fail to reach the top and you’ll have to start over – but the color chips you collect will be converted into a currency that can be exchanged for some permanent and helpful upgrades. Those upgrades might just give you a fighting chance of reaching the top next time around.

Designed to be replayed over and over as you update Agent 8 with powerful (and colorful) abilities, Side Order is a fun, challenging way to level up your Splatoon skills, for newcomers and vets alike.

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