ARMS Update

Nintendo has said that it’s done updating ARMS with major new content, but it will continue to provide minor patches that balance the game and add in other quality of life features, along with continuing the popular Party Crashes. The latest of these updates has now gone live, and it surprisingly makes a number of notable changes.

The headlining feature of this is the addition of the “Dashboard” which shows information on the latest regional and worldwide rankings, data on the current Party Crash, and videos containing helpful tips for advanced fighting. In addition to this, there’s been several balancing tweaks made, too. Here’s the full list of patch notes:

·  New “Dashboard” feature added.

·  Check out the latest rankings, and tons of useful videos!

·  From Dashboard you can see the following.

  • Latest Worldwide & Regional Rankings
  • Party Crash Ranking by time slot
  • ARMS “Tips & Techniques” video collection
  • “Fighter Focus” video collection with tips for each fighter
  • “Tournament Clips” to so you can learn from the best

·  15 Images added to Gallery.

·  Korean language is now supported.

·  Adjusted abilities of some fighters and ARMS as follows.


Fighters / Arms


Ribbon Girl

Freshening up lightens your heart and your feet. Ah, Spring! Increased air dash movement speed. But it feels like her feet don’t quite touch the ground properly… Decreased dash movement speed.


Increased rush gauge fill rate when in red and blue spirit form to be equal to that of other characters.


Increased extension speed. Increased retraction speed.


Increased retraction speed. Fixed issue where under certain conditions ARM would not recover for an extended time.


Increased charge attack damage. Decreased retraction speed.


Increased charge attack damage. Decreased homing.


Increased charge attack damage.


Increased expansion rate while extending. No change to expansion during charge.


Decreased retraction speed.


Decreased charge attack speed.

What do you think? Do you still play ARMS often? What do you think of the balancing changes? Share your thoughts in the comments below.