How to Skip Intro Newscast in Splatoon 3

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If you’re looking to get straight into the ink-based shooter action in Splatoon 3 then chances are you’re wondering if there’s any way you can skip the intro newscast. While it does a good job of setting the scene for all the inky action, it can drag on a little bit. If you’re not interested in the narrative, then you’ll probably just want to get right into the action. Here’s how to skip the intro newscast so you can get right into the pew pew fun.

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Skipping Intro Newscast in Splatoon 3

When the intro newscast with Shiver, Frye and Big Man starts, you can change the newscast from ‘watch’ mode into ‘listen’ mode.

This will put the dialogue in the top left-hand corner of your screen, allowing you to start playing immediately as the conversation continues. The ability to skip the intro newscast was heavily requested in the first two games, so it’s great to see Nintendo listen to fans and implement this in the latest entry in the kid-friendly shooter series.

That’s everything you need to know on how to skip the intro newscast in Splatoon 3. Looking for more guides on the game? We’ve got you covered, with how to get the Teddy Band Head Gear, how to start the single player, how to decorate lockers, how to get ability chunks, and much, much more.


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Chris Jecks
Chris Jecks has been covering the games industry for over eight years. He typically covers new releases, FIFA, Fortnite, any good shooters, and loves nothing more than a good Pro Clubs session with the lads. Chris has a History degree from the University of Central Lancashire. He spends his days eagerly awaiting the release of BioShock 4.