Software update: September 29th 2017

Applies to: Nintendo Switch


A software update is now available that introduces new features and adjustments to enhance the overall experience. Please start the game while your Nintendo Switch console is connected to the internet to update the software. The software version after this update will be v3.1.0.

Update contents

  • The versus stage Sparring Ring can now be selected.
    • It’s a square stage without gimmicks, used in the Warm-Up minigame.
    • Enjoy some serious bouts while enjoying the soundtrack of the ARMS Official Song (Electro-dance Ver.).
    • Sparring Ring will also appear as a stage in Ranked Match.
  • Fixed an issue in Hedlok Scramble where sometimes Guardian and Clapback ARMS would fail to expand.
  • Fixed issue where the rewards for 1-on-100 would change if played while searching for a Ranked Match.
  • Adjusted some fighters and ARMS as detailed below.

Fighter Changes
Ninjara
  • After getting some advice from a Ninja College alum, distance traveled when performing a mid-air mist warp has increased.
    • ”Mid-air mist warp” refers to the ninja technique performed by dashing after jumping.

ARM Changes
Sparky
  • Increased retraction speed.
Megawatt
  • Increased extension speed.
Slamamander
  • Increased extension speed.
  • Decreased retraction speed.
Biffler
  • Increased retraction speed.
Blorb
  • Increased retraction speed.
  • Adjusted how damage multipliers for Rush attacks function.
    • Total damage when connecting with all hits is unchanged.
Funchuk
  • Increased the time span from exceeding a target until retraction.
  • Adjusted how damage multipliers for Rush attacks function
    • Total damage when connecting with all hits is unchanged.
  • Fixed issue during online play when Rush damage would increase under certain conditions.
  • Fixed an issue where at times an opponent’s throw could be deflected with a successfully completing throw attack.
Clapback
  • Decreased Rush attack damage.
Chilla
  • Decreased curving.
Phoenix
Thunderbird
  • Decreased homing.
Nade
Tribolt
Chakram
  • Decreased speed of charge attacks.

Additional information

Once you have updated to version 3.1.0 you will no longer be able to participate in Local or LAN Play with users on an earlier version of the game.

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.