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Splatoon to Receive a Major Update on August 6: Private Lobbies, New Gear and Weapons Confirmed
Nintendo has confirmed that its Wii U exclusive, Splatoon is bound to receive a major update on Aug. 6, 2015.
The confirmation comes via Splatoon Japan Twitter account which states that the update will bring tag-team matches, private lobbies, new gear, new weapons, and so much more:
8月6日（木）、「スプラトゥーン」の大型アップデートが行われる予定だ。 「タッグマッチ」と「プライベートマッチ」の2つの対戦モードと、新たなブキ、ギアなどが追加される。 詳細は順次お伝えしていくので、お待ちいただきたい。 pic.twitter.com/lp2iy1jZt8
— Splatoon（スプラトゥーン） (@SplatoonJP) July 27, 2015
In addition to this, the studio has also confirmed that The Urchin Underpass map will not be available from Aug. 3, 2015 till Aug. 5, 2015 for online competitive matches which suggest that the update will also bring some minor changes being made to the multiplayer map.
Furthermore, the game’s co-director Tsubasa Sagakuchi also confirmed last week that the game might receive an increased level cap in future. Currently, player level is capped at Level 20 which is not at hard difficult to attain and leaves players with little to do. Lastly, the studio also rolled out a couple of new weapons across all regions which gives players something new to experience.
In related Splatoon news, a new mod lets players change the colour of ink as per their preference. To read up more on how to change it, head over to the post!
Also do not forget to check out our Splatoon Guides Archive for in-depth information on weapons, gear, multiplayer maps, and more.
Have any specific feature that you would like to see in Splatoon with the upcoming update? Let us know in the comments section below!