Nintendo Announces New Splatoon 2 Map at ESL Europe Grand Final
Today at the Splatoon Europe Grand Finals competition, a new Splatoon 2 map was announced by Nintendo. This map, called Humpback Pump Track, looks as if it could have been ripped straight out of a Tony Hawk game in the best way possible. It features tracks and ramps in all sorts of haphazard directions, as well as walls that can be used for cover.
Perhaps most interestingly, it was revealed that jellyfish do in fact like to ride bikes. Which, as many of us Splatoon heads already know, was a huge lingering question left by the first game.
Now, we can all collectively hold our breath hoping that Nintendo does not try to pull a fast one on us by insisting that this was an April Fool's Day prank. (Don't worry! We did our due diligence.)
A new stage for #Splatoon2 was just announced during the @ESLSplatoon Europe Grand Final!— Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) April 1, 2017
Introducing Humpback Pump Track. pic.twitter.com/t6IonB4Rpg
In the meantime, you can take solace in watching the reveal trailer on loop. Splatoon 2 is currently set to release in the vague time frame of "Summer 2017" for the Nintendo Switch.
Stay tuned to GameSkinny for more breaking news and info on Splatoon 2!