Splatoon is a third-person shooter franchise created by Nintendo. The first game was a surprise hit on the Wii U in 2015. The series revolves around squid-like characters called Inklings competing with other Inklings over territory by shooting ink on the floor. As of March 2022, the Splatoon franchise has sold 18.25 million copies worldwide.
- Splatoon is the best selling Wii U game in Japan, with 1.53 million copies sold
- Splatoon 2 is the fourth best selling Switch game in Japan, with over 3.54 million copies sold
- In general, Splatoon 2 is the 15th best selling console game in Japan of all time