In a recent interview with Japanese magazine Nintendo Dream, Splatoon director Tsubasa Sakaguchi and producer Hisashi Nogami discussed the number of players that have already reached the game’s level cap, as well as the possibility of a future cap increase.
Splatoon‘s developers originally thought that a 20-level cap would require a nice amount of playtime to reach; however, players have been reaching that level faster than the developers had anticipated, so increases to the level cap are currently being considered.
Here are their full statements about the level cap being raised:
Sakaguchi: “Er… That is also under investigation currently… We originally expected level 20 to require a nice amount of time to play.”
Nogami: “[The leveling up has been] so fast that it makes me worry about players’ daily life…”
Source: Nintendo Dream (via Nintendo Everything)