Nintendo spurted out one of their Directs overnight, outlining a whole bunch of detail about upcoming Switch ink shooter Splatoon 2.

If you have a spare 26 minutes and 41 seconds then it’s well worth watching.

If you don’t have that sort of time, here’s a VERY quick summary…

– Inklings can be customised – including eye colour, hair and skin tone

– New fashion styles have been added

– Equipping gear in will give players special abilities – which can be upgraded

– Sub weapons will help players with other abilities, such as defending from attacks or revealing enemy positions

– All special weapons in Splatoon 2 are new

– Turf War returns

– Ranked Battles rotate every two hours

– League Battles allow you to form teams with friends

– New mode ‘Salmon Run’ makes you work together to defeat bosses and collect Power Eggs in a limited amount of time

– Splatfests are planned for the next two years

– Single-player mode – Help find Callie, who’s gone missing

– Additional features ink-lude a menu that lets players change control sensitivity separately for TV and handheld mode, amiibo functionality and the ability to post drawings directly to social media.

– Post-launch updates will add new weapons, new gear and additional stages

– Mobile app SplatNet 2 will help players stay in touch with Inkopolis, even when they’re away from their Switch systems

Splatoon 2, exclusively for Nintendo Switch, splats down on July 21.

C’mon, get splatty! Pre-order Splatoon 2 at JB Hi-Fi.