Nintendo Releases ARMS Music Pack DLC for Smash Bros, comes with Character as Bonus

 

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Truer sounds have never been sung. Without a doubt, the best part about ARMS, the 2017 motion-based fighting game for Nintendo Switch were the many variants of the game’s theme.

Now, fans of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate can experience the triumphant tunes of ARMS right inside Smash. For $5.99 US or $7.55 CA, players get 18 tracks from ARMS. These tracks can be used on the Spring Stadium stage, custom stages, or in the game’s audio only mode. As an added bonus, players who bought the 5.99 ARMS Music Pack also get the added bonus of a playable fighter, Min Min.

The 18 tracks of the ARMS Music Pack are a must buy for any fan of good music, and the bonus fighter isn’t a bad extra incentive!


Editor’s Note: Don’t worry, we like Min Min. And we like ARMS! This post is just calling attention to how damn good that music is.

The Amazing Art Of The ARMS Twitter Account

With the double whammy of news that ARMS is currently free for Nintendo Switch Online members and that it’s coming to Smash this June, the 2017 arena fighter is getting a nice little boost in popularity again. Now is as good a time as any to remind you about the amazing Japanese Twitter account for Arms that was pumping out incredible, original art from 2017 to 2019. Behold!

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While the game itself never offered much in the way of story beyond tiny snippets of text in between matches of the story mode, the development team used Twitter as a means to flesh out its characters in sometimes cute, sometimes hilarious, always awesome ways.

We were told things about the characters, like that Ribbon Girl was a pop star for instance, but never really got to see them outside of the arena. That is, not unless you followed the Japanese Twitter account where we got to see the cast slice-of-life style.

Like the time we saw Twintelle working out her hair at the gym:

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Or the time Mechanica popped out of her mech to read under a tree in Autumn.

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Or whenMin Min brough gifts to a group of young fans?

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…Or the boys playing Beyblades. You know, as one does. 

There was also the time ARMS predicted 2020 way back in 2017

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With these art pieces it seems the team behind ARMS had attempted the same approach that Hero shooters like Overwatch employ; minimal in game story (focusing on pure gameplay) with supplemental online media that fleshes out more of the world at a lower cost to create. While it would have been rad to see the world of ARMS further expanded in game, we’re just stoked to see this stuff at all.

There was Also Seasonal Art Pieces!

Here’s Ribbon Girl on Christmas, for example!

Not cute enough for you? Here’s Master Mummy and Min Min all dressed up on Halloween:

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We even got a look at our boy Springman in Smash Bros. Ultimate, back when he was first announced as an assist trophy. Seeing this again helps you visualize what it’ll look like when Arms Characters come to Smash fully this June.

Until last week, the account was inactive since June 2019, which was the 2 year anniversary of ARMS. Since the Smash Bros announcement, however, the account is tweeting again. Here’s hoping that means new original art as we approach the Smash Bros. date and the game’s three year anniversary!

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