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Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 multiplayer changes due to Nintendo Direct delay

Dataminer suggests potential date for rescheduled broadcast.

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We were supposed to have a new Nintendo Direct this week, but Nintendo delayed it at the last minute due to the tragedy surrounding the earthquake in Hokkaido, Japan. The delay has, however, resulted in a few interesting consequences, including changes to Splatoon 2's Salmon Run gear and Ranked rotation pool for September.

A dataminer over on ResetEra using the monicker NNID has revealed that a Ranked rotation pool with Starfish Mainstage was originally supposed to begin today, September 7. Now it has been removed. Also, all current rotations are preset and not generated "on-the-fly" by the game until September 14.

And what about Salmon Run? The gear was also scheduled for today, September 7, but that too has been moved to September 14. What is the gear in question you may ask? A pair of orange flippers which can be seen on Twitter if you're so inclined.

ResetEra's dataminer is also predicting that "the Direct will air next Thursday with the update arriving shortly after". Well, we shall see.

You can read our Splatoon 2 review right here. And while you're at it, check out our review of the Octo Expansion as well.

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