Now you can nab yourself some playtime with another top Nintendo first-party title - in beta form anyway. And what's more, it won't cost you a penny.
Nintendo has released a Testfire beta version of Splatoon 2 that will be available to play online for three days at the end of March. You can download the 410MB file for free now ahead of the servers going live.
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Free open betas is not a new thing in gaming, with online multiplayer games often offering testing phases for PS4, Xbox One and PC, but it's a first for Nintendo. It also marks a new dawn for online gaming for the company, with a more open ecosystem rather than the walled garden approach adopted in the past.
Splatoon 2 and the preview build can also be played over a LAN network on up to 10 docked Switch consoles, with eight playing and two onlookers in a new Private Battle Spectator mode. It allows for professional style local tournaments.
Eight player matches can be played wirelessly too.
Splatoon 2 sessions will run in one hour intervals at the following times:
Friday 24 March
- From 7pm GMT
Saturday 25 March
- From 4am GMT
- From 12pm GMT
- From 8pm GMT
Sunday 26 March
- From 5am BST
- From 1pm BST