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Splatoon 3 Salmon Run Explained

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The long awaited third installment in the Splatoon series was finally released on Sep. 9. Long-time fans of the Nintendo paint shooter will be pleased to see that Splatoon 3 has improved upon the two previous games, but has still kept the mindless fun of Paint Wars and gameplay.

One feature that Splatoon 3 brings to the table is Salmon Run: Next Wave, a fan-favorite game mode that lets players and their friends fight off waves of enemies named Salmanoids. Fans will also be pleased to hear that the mode isn't just a copy and paste of Splatoon 2's version. Here's everything you need to know about the new iteration.

Splatoon 3 Salmon Run Explained

In Salmon Run, objectives come in the form of collecting and depositing Power Eggs and Golden Eggs, which can be obtained from defeating enemies. Salmon Run unlocks once players reach level four, meaning that you'll have to put in some work playing multiplayer or other game modes before you can tackle waves of Salmonids with friends.

One of the best parts of Salmon Run is the rewards. Players can earn rewards by completing various waves, defeating a certain amount of enemies, and by completing challenges. Fans of Splatoon need to check out this game mode once they unlock it.