Arms version 4.1 update now available, adds new fighter Springtron

Plus additional badges and balance adjustments.

Arms

Nintendo has released the version 4.1 update for Arms, adding new playable fighter Springtron, additional badges, and balance adjustments.

Get the full patch notes below.

  • The mysterious new fighter “Springtron” can now be selected.
    • His initial ARMS are the same as Spring Man.
    • When Spring Man unlocks new ARMS Springtron will also have access to them.
  • New badges added.
    • Added badges that are unlocked via specific fighter/ARM combinations.
    • Added badges that are unlocked by fulfilling certain conditions on stages with environmental gimmicks.
    • And more!
  • Added support for traditional and simplified Chinese. You can switch your language in system settings.
  • Fixed issue in online play where immediately after time runs out guarding would be cancelled not allowing players to defend post-time attacks.
  • Fixed issue in Ranked Match where certain fighters’ voices could be heard prior to the start of the match.
  • Adjusted abilities of some fighters and ARMS as below.
    Fighters / ArmsAdjustments
    MisangoDuration of immobility when masking up reduced (The Misanga is pleased).
    ScorpioIncreased curving
    Increased expansion rate of charge attacks.
    Shortened wait time prior to scorpion jumping.
    Decreased extension speed.
    Decreased flotation during jump attacks.
    Decreased speed of charge attacks.
    Decreased homing during jumping attacks.
    SkullyIncreased curving.
    Increased homing.
    Decreased flotation during jump attacks.
    GlusherIncreased retraction speed.
    Fixed issue where retraction speed would be greatly slowed at times.
    HomieIncreased rush damage.
    MegatonIncreased retraction speed.
    WhammerIncreased retraction speed.
    Increased homing.
    HydraDecreased retraction speed. Speed of charge attacks is unaffected.
    ClapbackDecreased speed of direction changes during rush attacks.
    Revolver
    Retorcher
    Fixed issue where under certain conditions projectiles would freeze in mid-air.

Arms is available now for Switch.

Thanks, @ARMS_Cobutter.

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