Splatoon 2 Player Count and Stats (2024)

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Splatoon 2 Player Count and Stats

Here are a few of the most interesting Splatoon 2 stats and facts I was able to dig up including player counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Splatoon 2 player count:

12.68 million games sold since launch

Last updated 11/4/21Splatoon 2 player count facts stats

Copies of Splatoon 2 sold in Japan to date:

3.455 million

Last updated 6/27/20


Total number of Splatoon 2 games sold in Japan in 2019:

378,340 copies


That’s all for now. Be sure to check back soon as we update all video game stats as soon as more are provided.

Game Description

“Splatoon 2” is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Switch. It is the sequel to “Splatoon,” which was originally released for the Wii U.

In “Splatoon 2,” players take on the roles of Inklings, humanoid characters that can transform into squids. The game is set in a vibrant and colorful post-apocalyptic world where Inklings engage in thrilling and fast-paced 4v4 multiplayer battles.

The main game mode, called “Turf War,” involves two teams of Inklings competing to cover the most area on the map with their team’s ink color. The team that covers the most turf by the end of the match wins. In addition to “Turf War,” “Splatoon 2” offers various other multiplayer modes, including Ranked Battles and League Battles, where players can compete in more competitive settings and climb the ranks.

The game’s unique mechanic is the use of ink as both a weapon and a means of mobility. Players can shoot ink from their weapons to attack opponents or cover the ground with their team’s ink. In squid form, players can swim through their team’s ink at high speeds and recharge their ink supply.

“Splatoon 2” features a variety of weapons, each with its own strengths and abilities, ranging from ink guns and rollers to sniper-like chargers and ink brushes. The diverse selection of weapons allows players to find a playstyle that suits them best.

As players participate in battles, they earn experience points to level up and unlock new gear. Gear customization allows players to enhance their Inkling’s abilities, granting advantages like faster swimming, quicker ink regeneration, or increased damage.

The game also features regular “Splatfest” events, where players can join themed teams and compete in special matches to determine which side is more popular or skilled. Splatfests are celebrated with unique stages, music, and exclusive rewards.

Beyond the multiplayer experience, “Splatoon 2” includes a single-player campaign called “Hero Mode.” In this mode, players embark on a mission to rescue the missing Great Zapfish and thwart the plans of the Octarians, a rival species.

“Splatoon 2” has been praised for its unique and engaging gameplay, creative art style, and consistent updates from Nintendo that include new maps, weapons, and gear. Its community-driven nature, regular events, and support from the developer have contributed to its continued success and appeal among players of all ages.

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