Splatoon Gets Zink Mini Splatling And Naughty Vs Nice Splatfest

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Nintendo is powering through with more Splatoon content to enjoy over the holidays. In addition to a new weapon that will be released tonight, an new Splatfest has been announced for the Nintendo Wii U game too.


The new Splatoon weapon is the Zink Mini Splatling. It’s the fourth Splatling to come to the game and features a supporting loadout. The Disruptor sub weapon lowers enemy inklings’ recover times, running speeds, and swimming swiftness. It has the Bubbler as a special, to help protect the user. It will arrive in Splatoon at 6pm PT/8pm CT/9pm ET tonight.


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That means people will have a week to hone their skills with the Zink Mini Splatling and other weapons in time for Splatoon’s next Splatfest. Running from December 18-19, this time people are asked to play on the Naughty or Nice teams. People can register with the team they prefer starting December 12. Callie is head of team Naughty, while Marie is head of the Nice team.

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