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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.


Year Platform Title Sales
2015 Wii U Splatoon 4.95 [1]
2017 Switch Splatoon 2 13.30 [2]
2022 Switch Splatoon 3
Total sales 18.25


  • Splatoon is the best selling Wii U game in Japan, with 1.53 million copies sold[3]
  • Splatoon 2 is the fourth best selling Switch game in Japan, with over 3.54 million copies sold[3]
  • In general, Splatoon 2 is the 15th best selling console game in Japan of all time[3]