Those playing Splatoon 3 might have come across a QR code that they need to redeem. If you’ve been keeping an eye on the Splatoon 3 social channels, then you’ll likely have seen the QR code popping up. However, it’s not all that clear how you’re supposed to redeem these mysterious QR codes, or what rewards you’ll receive in return. Here’s how you can redeem a QR code in Splatoon 3.
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How To Redeem Splatoon 3 QR Code
Sadly, the process is much more complicated than just scanning the QR code with your phone’s built-in scanner. You’ll actually need to download the Nintendo Switch Online app from either the Google Play or Apple App store.
Once you’ve downloaded the Nintendo Switch Online app to your device, you’ll need to log in to your Nintendo Switch Online account. If you don’t already have one, you’ll need to create one – QR codes can’t be scanned without one, sadly. You’ll also need to make sure that Splatoon 3 is linked to your Nintendo Account, otherwise, you won’t see an option to scan the QR code.
After logging in, you’ll see a menu titled ‘Game-Specific Services’. Under this menu, there’s an option to select Splatoon 3. Clicking on this will take you to the SplatNet app, which is hosted inside the Nintendo Switch Online app. Here, you’ll see an option to scan the Splatoon 3 QR code.
Hold your phone’s camera up to the QR code to scan it. These items should now be ready to redeem in Splatoon 3. The process doesn’t end there, though. You’ll then need to load up Splatoon 3 and head to the terminal in Bangkara Street lobby to claim your free rewards. It’s a convoluted process, but that’s all you need to do to redeem QR codes in Splatoon 3.
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Where Can You Find More Splatoon 3 QR Codes?
So far, there is only one QR code that you can redeem in Splatoon 3. It was tweeted via the Japanese Splatoon account, so we can likely expect to see more arrive in the same way. We’ll update this article if any more arise.
It’s a convoluted process, but that’s all you need to do to redeem QR codes in Splatoon 3.
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