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Another Splatfest* is headed to the Splatoon 3 game for the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch – OLED Model, and Nintendo Switch Lite systems! You can join Frosty Fest, the holiday themed Splatfest, to answer this seasonally appropriate question: Who do you spend the holidays with? You can choose Friends, Family, or Solo! You can learn more below.


January 2024 Splatfest: Friends / Family / Solo

When: Friday, January 12 at 4:00 p.m. PT to Sunday, January 14 at 4:00 p.m. PT.

Who do you spend the holidays with? You can choose Friends, Family, or Solo!



An internet connection and any Nintendo Switch Online membership are required to participate in Splatfest Battles in the Splatoon 3 game.


To celebrate Frosty Fest, you can add some chill in-game gear to your wardrobe! The Golden Gala Masque, Octopearl Crown, Coral Wreath, Dapperdasher Hat, and Frosty Fest Splashtag Banner are available via a Nintendo Switch News article on your Nintendo Switch device. You can check out that article on click the link to claim your in-game gear.



What is a Splatfest?

A Splatfest is a big deal for Inklings and Octolings around the world. Players join one of three causes and try to win in-game battles to champion their thoughts on the questions posed. After choosing their destiny, participants take it to Splatfest Battles. The goal of a match is to ink as much of the stage as you can. The more matches your side wins, the closer you’ll be to a resounding victory!


*Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.

Nintendo Switch Lite plays all games that support handheld mode.

ESRB Rating: Everyone 10+ with Cartoon Violence