Software update: February 7th 2018

Applies to: Nintendo Switch


A software update introducing new features and adjustments is now available for Splatoon 2. To download the update, please start the game while your Nintendo Switch console is connected to the internet. The software version after this update will be 2.2.2.

Update contents

Changes to Multiplayer

  • Fixed an issue in Arowana Mall that allowed players to climb over a specific barrier railing, gaining access to the enemy spawn location.

Additional information

Updating to version 2.2.2 will prevent matchmaking at the Shoal with players using an earlier version.

Please note: To download this content, additional storage may be needed. If you don’t have enough system storage in the Nintendo Switch console, please use a compatible microSD card (for more information, visit our Support section). You can check how much free space there is on your console's system memory or microSD card by opening System Settings from the HOME Menu and selecting Data Management.