We may earn a commission when you buy through links in our articles. Learn more.

Is Splatoon 3 split-screen and couch co-op enabled?

Want to play this splatfest with your friends? Here’s what you need to know about whether Splatoon 3 has split-screen and couch co-op enabled on Nintendo Switch

Splatoon 3 split-screen: an image of three inklings

The Splatoon 3 release date is here, inklings, and it’s time to lock and load – and then splat, we suppose. If you’re looking forward to the next iteration of this series’ chaotic combat, but you want to play it with your friends, you’re going to need to know the answer to the question “is Splatoon 3 split-screen and couch co-op enabled?” Right?

Right. And, well, that’s why we’re here. If you’re sitting there and want to know whether you can jump into Splatoon 3 split-screen and couch co-op, we have everything you need to know below.

Before you start looking into Splatoon 3 character customisation and all the Splatoon 3 multiplayer maps, you need to know whether you can play with more than one person on the same Nintendo Switch if you intend to play locally.

Splatoon 3 split-screen and couch co-op

Splatoon 3 is couch co-op enabled, sort of. While it doesn’t offer split-screen support on the same Switch device, you can play together in the same room on different Switch consoles.

If you want to play an online match or get a Salmon Run team together in the same room then that is easy to do if you all have the game and your own console. If you want to jump into a multiplayer match with Nintendo Switch Online in the same room, Splatoon 3 isn’t going to stop you, either.

So there you have it, all the details about if Splatoon 3 is split-screen and couch co-op. For more on the game, check out our recommendations about the Splatoon 3 best weapons and how to give your squid-kid style with the hairstyles in the game.