Get ready for the Splatoon 3: Splatfest World Premiere demo!
The Splatoon 3: Splatfest World Premiere demo* will take place on August 27 and offers Nintendo Switch™ owners the chance to play in a free global Splatoon 3 event before the full game launches on Sept. 9. Both newcomers and veterans of the series can show their support for one of three themes and splat it out in the newly introduced Tricolor Turf War battles!
Simply download the free demo in Nintendo eShop starting on Aug. 18 and show up ready to splat for Team Rock, Team Paper or Team Scissors on Aug. 27.
Certain parts of the demo will already be playable on Aug. 25, but the main Splatfest event kicks off on Aug. 27 at 9 a.m. PT and runs until 9 p.m. PT.
*A Nintendo Switch Online membership is required for online features, as well as to take part in the free Splatoon 3: Splatfest World Premiere demo. Players without an existing Nintendo Switch Online membership can claim a free seven-day trial. Free trial automatically converts to 1-month auto-renewing membership unless automatic renewal is turned off by the end of the free trial. Credit card/PayPal account required for 18+. Free trial cannot be redeemed for a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership nor by a Nintendo Account with an active Individual Membership or Family Membership. Persistent Internet, compatible smartphone and Nintendo Account age 13+ required to access some online features on the app, including voice chat. Data charges may apply. Online features, Save Data Cloud and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply. nintendo.com/switch/online-service/