Arms version 4.0 update now available, adds new fighter Misango

New fighter, stage, Arms, and more in latest major update.


Nintendo has released the version 4.0 update for Arms, adding new playable fighter Misango, the new stage “Temple Grounds,” three new Arms, and more.

Get the full patch notes below.

  • Added new fighter “Misango.”
  • Added new ARM “Scorpio.”
  • Added new ARM “Skully.”
  • Added new ARM “Glusher.”
  • Added new stage “Temple Grounds.”
  • Added online event “Party Crash.”
    • A different take on the usual Party Match, presented for a limited time by ARMS Labs.
    • The more you play the more your level will go up, and you’ll be rewarded with badges and in-game prize money!
    • There’ll be an in-game notification when the event gets close, so don’t miss it!
  • When conditions for acquiring a badge are satisfied within a match, a “You got a badge!” message will now display at the end of the match.
  • In “Customize Controls” you can now press the + button to reset controls to their default settings.
  • Increased the length of the rope conjoining allies in team battles.
  • Decreased ARM speed in team battles.
  • Adjusted the abilities of certain fighters and ARMS as follows.
    Fighters / Arms Adjustments
    Ribbon Girl She’s been working on her air game. Air dash movement speed increased.
    She’s more comfortable in the air. Normal dash speed decreased.
    Adjusted camera for better visibility during a quick drop.
    Min Min Increased normal ARM size.
    Kid Cobra Adjusted camera for better visibility during a charge dash
    Helix Fixed issue where a high jump couldn’t be done when jumping on a trampoline in extended form
    Master Mummy Fixed online play issue where rush would be triggered at the end of a throw
    Byte & Barq Decreased movement speed when dashing
    Twintelle Adjusted the deceleration factor when slowing down ARMS
    Revolver Increased extension speed of 1st and 2nd rounds
    Retorcher Increased extension speed of 2nd and 3rd rounds
    Homie Increased retraction speed
    Whammer Increased homing
    Roaster Fixed issue where rush gauge did not decrease when inflicting flame
    Popper Increased retraction speed
    Chakram Decreased expansion rate for charge attacks
    Thunderbird Decreased speed of charge attacks
    Decreased homing
    Slamamander Decreased extension speed
    Decreased homing
    Clapback Decreased maximum reflection angle

Arms is available now for Switch.

Watch the Misango introduction trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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