New ‘ARMS’ Update Goes Live

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Nintendo has updated ARMS to version 5.2. The official patch notes can be found below, per Nintendo’s website.

Patch Notes

  • The Party Crash mode “Big Time ARMS” can now be selected in regular battle as well, so you can try something a little different. Feel free to use it as a handicap!
    • Prior to battle, when selecting ARMS, you can toggle this on and off with the Y button.
    • This feature can be used in Versus – Fight.
    • Can’t be used in online battles.
  • Added 15 new images to Gallery.
  • Fixed issue where fighters with super armor would not have their ARMS disabled by electric attacks during a rush attack.
  • Fixed issue where a noise would repeatedly play if communication was lost while Dr. Coyle had her extra ARMS out.
  • Adjusted abilities of some fighters and ARMS as follows.

Have you been playing ARMS since its release last Spring? Chime in down below, in our comments section.

Aric Sweeny
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