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Try Out Splatoon For Free August 25-28

by Haley MacLean on Aug 15, 2016 at 07:45 AM

For those of you who haven't gotten around to trying out the ink-spraying multiplayer game Splatoon from 2015, you're in luck because a free demo is on the way.

From August 25-28 between the hours of 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM (Pacific Time) each day, Wii U owners can download a free Test Fire demo for Splatoon from the Nintendo eShop. You will then have access to Turf War battles, the game's classic multiplayer mode that pits two teams of four against each other to cover the map with as much squid ink as you can.

Only select weapons and maps will be available in the demo. Weapons access will be limited to the Splattershot Jr, Splattershot, Splat Roller and Splat Charger and the two maps demo users will be able to splatter are Saltspray Rig and Walleye Warehouse. 

This won't be the first demo for Splatoon. In the past, Nintendo has offered free access to players both before and after launch