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Review: Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion Switch review – An essential DLC for fans of the series

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion Switch review - An essential DLC for fans of the series The multiplayer of Splatoon 2 has always been well served by Nintendo – consistent free updates and a huge, ever-expanding rotation of maps have kept it fresh and exciting for over a year.

But the developer has now turned its attention to single-player with the new Octo Expansion, a piece of DLC which adds 80 levels and a bunch of new equipment to the game.

It also offers up incredibly tight level design, tough battles you’ll never forget, and one of the best experiences you’ll have with Splatoon 2 by far.

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The Octo Expansion sees you taking control of Agent 8, an amnesiac Octoling tasked with collecting four “thangs” from around a strange facility in order to escape to the surface.

You get around via a subway map, which is made up of a series of challenge rooms. Complete one and you unlock its neighbours, sometimes opening up entirely new lines to explore.

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