Software update: March 2nd 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 2.3.1.

Update contents

Changes to Multiplayer

  • Fixed the problem where bullets or clams were able to pass through the covers at the top of the goals in Clam Blitz mode.

Additional information

Updating to version 2.3.1 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.