ARMS content support ends with today's 5.0 update, but balancing will continue


"Of course we'll continue tuning game balance, so please continue to enjoy Arms, which we have filled with so many lively characters up to this point!"

New fighter "Dr. Coyle" is now available. Stay tuned to A9K for the latest gaming news, Nintendo and beyond.

Director of ARMS Laboratories and a certified genius, she became fascinated with ARMS since she was a young girl and decided early on to devote her entire life to ARMS research.

Several days ago Nintendo promised that ARMS would be getting one last update before the year ends, and that the update to version 5.0 is expected to bring about a new character that was teased in a video ahead of its release.

While the reason for the ARMS team focusing elsewhere is known only to Nintendo right now, it could be a sign of greater things to come.

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Dr. Coyle, "The Rad Scientist" seems like quite the formidable fighter, making use of a host of different fist variations such as drills and nunchucks, the most notable ability conjures about double her arms, packing a devastating attack in a wider range.

The major new feature of the ARMS 5.0 update is the introduction of Dr. Coyle, who can be encountered through Grand Priz on LV6 or higher.

New stage [NAME REDACTED] added.

As head of ARMS Lab, the good (?) doctor runs the Party Crash program, created Hedlock and Helix, and even experimented on herself!