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Splatoon 3 Return of the Mammalians explained

Want to know what the Splatoon 3 Return of the Mammalians mode is? Here's everything about Nintendo's Inkling versus Octoling splatfest shooter game

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Splatoon 3 is not just the latest entry in Nintendo’s multiplayer ink shooting game – it is the best Nintendo game. We heard you gasp and start yelling things like Zelda and Mario, but we would like you to know that you’re wrong. We would also like you to know that Splatoon 3 isn’t just multiplayer. It has modes like Splatoon 3 Return of the Mammalians too.

See, you might be surprised to find out that Splatoon, as a series, actually has quite a lot of lore behind its world. Its other modes are quite the draw for veteran players of the squid game, and so finding out what they are is essential to Splatoon fans. Get your Blasters ready, because you’re going to need them.

Below is everything we know about the Splatoon 3 Return of the Mammalians mode, as well as an explanation of the mode and what it is all about.

Splatoon 3 Return of the Mammalians explained

Return of the Mammalians is a single-player campaign and game mode in Splatoon 3. Return of the Mammalians allows the player to wear the Hero Suit – a kind of special agent suit worn by Inkling operatives that gives them special abilities – and head into Octarian territory to defeat the enemies there.

Return of the Mammalians continues the storylines set up in Splatoon and Splatoon 2, which sees the Inklings and the Octolings duke it out for control.

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