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I choose...

Splatoon 1 15 20.27%
Splatoon 2 59 79.73%

Couldn't remember if I'd already done this one and the search topics option keeps giving me a blank screen, so what the heck.

Which do you think is better, the original Splatoon or its Switch sequel, and why?

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I didn't have a WiiU, so Splatoon 2 for me.

You know it deserves the GOTY.

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For me, Splatoon 2 is a damn disgrace. I owned the first one, buying it at launch and played it for well over a hundred hours (and still do). It's as advertised. Splatoon 2, on the other hand, took everything good about the game, removed it all in favor of casuals (I call it the Mario Kart effect) and sold it as something improved... when really, it's just gimped.

It really pained me to see my favorite shooter of the eight gen destroyed like that but, there ya go.

Splatoon 1.

Splatoon 2 felt kinda disappointing cause they didn't really add enough new content and as a result, I only invested like 50 hours into the game, while I invested well over 100 hours into the first one, cause it was a fresh new concept at the time.

Also Splatoon 2's tick rate is much worse than Splatoon 1's and considering Nintendo is gonna charge for online soon, that's just inexcusable.

Having played both, Splatoon 2 is just better. Still like the music from the first one more since it was catchier, but in general Splatoon 2 just has more of everything: nicer graphics (Especially that ink from the singleplayer mode), more modes, maps, clothes, etc. Also, it will have playable octolings in the future, which is something I've always wanted in the original but never got.

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Splatoon 2. It's much more polished and also has more content and customization.

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S2! More content, looks better, can play handheld, more balanced, better abilities integration

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I remember a person here made a thread about how he likes 1 more than 2, and all I said was 2 is the same as 1 but with more content so yeah, 2 it is.


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Splatoon 1 had better tick rate.
Splatoon 2 has a better everything else.

I wonder.

Edit: actually, Splatoon 1 had a much better final boss too. That's about it.

The second one is the superior game. :)