Nintendo Is Nerfing a Bunch of Splatoon Weapons

For those who didn’t like how some of the Rollers and Blasters were balanced, good news. Nintendo will fix that in an update. For those who did like the way they are now, well, sorry!

The 2.2.0 Splatoon update hits on October 20 and recalibrates weapons that do seem overpowered, such as the Carbon Roller and the Splat Roller.

In the clip, the characters 変更前 mean “Prior to Change,” and the characters 変更後 mean “After Change.”


And the Dynamo Roller:

Here’s how the Luna Blaster, the Blaster, and the Range Blaster will work:

So far, the reaction to the update announcement has been pretty good!


You can read the full patch notes here.

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