ARMS Software Update: 22nd December 2017

Applies to: Nintendo Switch


A software update introducing new features and adjustments is now available for ARMS. To download the update, please start the game while your Nintendo Switch console is connected to the internet. The software version after this update will be 5.0.0.

 

Update contents

  • New fighter “Dr. Coyle” is now available.
     
  • Play the Grand Prix at LV6 or higher as someone other than Dr. Coyle and see what happens…
     
  • New ARM “Lokjaw” added.
     
  • New ARM “Parabola” added.
     
  • New ARM “Brrchuk” added.
     
  • New stage [NAME REDACTED] added.
     
  • For Grand Prix LV6 and lower, the computer will now get stronger as you get deeper into the Grand Prix.
     
  • For Grand Prix LV7, the computer will start out strong right from the first match, as usual.
     
  • You can now view stats from previous Party Crash events in “Stats.”
     
  • Added new badges related to Dr. Coyle.
     
  • Fixed issue in online play where the healing area created by HP Juice would sometimes shift position.
     
  • Adjusted the abilities of certain fighters and ARMS as follows.
     
FighterChanges
Lola Pop
  • The holidays are a busy season for street performers, so Lola Pop is fired up!
    Her charges now persist longer.

 

ARMChanges
Whammer
Kablammer
Blorb
  • Lessened deceleration when knocking down mid-weight ARMS.
Scorpio
  • Increased retraction speed.
  • Shortened waiting time between flying off and retrieval.
  • Fixed issue where time needed for retraction could be greatly protracte.
Skully
  • Improved curving.
  • Increased rush damage.
  • Decreased speed of initial rush attack.
  • Adjusted the number of attacks needed for rush range to reach a maximum.
Glusher
  • Lessened deceleration when knocking down mid-weight ARMS.
  • Increased expansion rate of charge attacks.
Megaton
Megawatt
  • Lessened deceleration when knocking down mid-weight ARMS.
  • Increased speed of charge attacks.
  • Decreased speed of normal attacks.
Toaster
Sparky
Chilla
Bubb
Buff
Roaster
Nade
  • Decreased speed of initial rush attack.
  • Adjusted the number of attacks needed for rush range to reach a maximum.
Slapamander
Slamamander
  • Increased the time interval between initial launch and extension.
  • Increased extension speed.

Additional information

Once you have updated to version 5.0.0 you will no longer be able to participate in Local or LAN Play with users on an earlier version of the game.

Please note: To download this content, additional storage may be needed. If you don’t have enough system storage in the Nintendo Switch console, please use a compatible microSD card (for more information, visit our Support section). You can check how much free space there is on your console's system memory or microSD card by opening System Settings from the HOME Menu and selecting Data Management.


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