The Squid Research Lab presentation outlined certain areas, including the new hub area of Splatsville, and its many shops. It also outlined the games post-release and app support. However, the Direct was able to say something about playing mode.
The core technique of the previous two games is the Turf War. Each team on opposite sides of the map is challenged to paint as much of the area as possible. Special Weapons can buff up to four players when deployed. The Reefslider is sent forward in a powerful charge that explodes on impact.
Additional game modes include returning modes like the cooperative Salmon Run and a single-player story mode. Tableturf Battle is a deck-building game that enables players to create shapes to capture territory and unleash special attacks. However, players will be able to add additional cards to unlock options.
Check out the tableturf fight segment at least 35 minutes after the broadcast. It''s time-stamped for your convenience.
On the Switch, the game is in development, and it will be released on September 9, 2022. It is available on the Switch, and players with progress in the game will receive rewards when they import their save data into.