Nintendo’s sequel to the WiiU’s flagship shooter, Splatoon, has just become the first ever Nintendo game to hit 2 million retail sales in Japan. What’s more, this is also it makes it one of the first few console games to have hit the milestone since 2009.
You could say that Splatoon 2’s success is partially indicative of Nintendo’s impressive post-launch support for the game. By providing players with continued updates and new content, all for absolutely free, since it’s launch July last year – it makes sense that players would recommend the game to their peers to purchase.
Haven’t played Splatoon 2 yet? Check out the game’s official excerpt down below:
‘Two years have passed since the original Splatoon™ game was released, and two years have also passed in Inkopolis! So expect a fresh wave of fashion, not to mention new weapons and gear. Dual wield the new Splat Dualies or stick to mainstays like chargers and rollers, which have been remixed with new strategic possibilities. As always, Turf War is the favored sport among Inklings, but they also dig ranked battles, taking down Octarians in a robust single-player campaign, and battling enemy Salmonids in one dangerous part-time job! No matter which way you play, splat at home or on-the-go with Nintendo Switch. Staying fresh never felt so good.’
Splatoon 2 is out now for Switch.