1:35 PM

Splatoon 2's 5.0 patch is now live, adding to the option to re-play previous Splatfest stages in private mode and throwing in a ton of other adjustments. You can find the full list of changes over at the game’s Nintendo Support page.

2:15 PM

Every member of FTWin at PAX East’s Splatoon 2 tournament will walk away with a gold-skinned Switch Pro controller after taking first place. They’ll go on to represent North America at the World Championship at E3 in June and make Nintendo collectors everywhere extremely jealous. 

Ethan Gach
10:20 AM

Today Nintendo announced online qualifiers for its upcoming Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 tournaments being hosted at PAX East on March 30. There’ll be three rounds, beginning on February 2, for players to try and earn spots at the live event. Complete schedule and signup info is at Nintendo’s website.

3:00 PM

Splatoon 2’s Octo Expansion is live now for Switch. For anyone who enjoyed the original campaign, this one seems to take some of the game’s fun mechanics and turn them into focused Mario-style levels. Play as the new “Agent 8” through 80 in single-player missions and unlock the choice to play as a male or female