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Second Splatoon Wii U Premium Pack Confirmed for Japan

In celebration of Splatoon’s first anniversary, Nintendo have announced that a new Splatoon Premium Pack will be releasing in Japan, according to Perfectly Nintendo (via. NeoGAF).

The special Wii U bundle will release on July 7 and will be priced at 39,960 Yen (around £248, or $362). The pack releases on the same day as the new Splatoon Amiibos.

Splatoon Wii U Premium Pack 4

In addition to everything included in the standard Premium Pack (detailed here on Nintendo’s website), the Splatoon bundle will include the Callie and Marie Amiibo (set for the same July 7 release date), as well as a preloaded version of Splatoon. 

Splatoon launched in Japan on May 28 last year as a new venture by Nintendo, and has since become one of Nintendo’s most successful new IPs in recent years. The game celebrates its one-year anniversary in Europe and North America today, and tomorrow in Australia. The Squid Research Lab shared some celebratory artwork to commemorate the occasion.

Splatoon Wii U Premium Pack

According to Eurogamer, the game has sold over 4 million units worldwide, and is owned by a third of Wii U owners.

Whether or not the Wii U bundle will be seeing a Western release is currently unknown, but the new Splatoon Amiibos were confirmed to be hitting stores across North America and Europe on July 8 (a day after their launch in Japan). The new Amiibos include different colour types for Inkling Girl, Inkling Boy and Inkling Squid, as well as Squid Sisters Callie and Marie.

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Charlie is a platforming romantic from England, that still speaks in a fashion that died with the Elizabethan era. Having been gaming since the days of Crash Bandicoot, he champions the Playstation, and is only a little bit embarassed that Super Mario Land keeps spelling his defeat.