Splatoon series director Hisashi Nogami has recently chatted with Japanese magazine Famitsu about his team’s plans for the future. Mr. Nogami told the publication in the new interview that development on the next game in the super-fun Splatoon series hasn’t yet commenced. The team is currently busy developing Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the Nintendo Switch which is due next year. Here’s what he said:
Feature additions are over at version 5.0.
Weapon and stage additions as well as Splatfests are over. Balance adjustments and Monthly League Matches will continue.
Splatoon 2’s production started moving right after 1 was released. Now we also had production for Octo Expansion so we’re fully focused on the updates, and we still haven’t thought of the future.
For future plans, we’ll think of them after everything is over.
We’re not yet at a phase where we can make a promise, but we’d like to return the favour in some sort of way to many people who have supported us. If you continue to support us, it might turn into reality.