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First ARMS DLC Fighter Announced

During today’s Nintendo Treehouse E3 stream, the first piece of post-launch content for ARMS was revealed: a new fighter named Max Brass.

Releasing sometime next month, he seems to be a heavy fighter in the vein of Mechanica and Master Mummy. However, he contains some elements of Spring Man, such as his supercharged attacks at low health.

In the story of the game, Max Brass is the world champion of ARMS: appearing as the final boss of the game’s Grand Prix.

While he will be in-game as a final boss when it launches tomorrow, he won’t be a playable character until sometime in July.

As previously announced, Max Brass, along with all other post launch content updates, will be free to download.

ARMS launches tomorrow exclusively on Nintendo Switch.

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20 comments
  1. gwadahunter2222
    gwadahunter2222
    June 15, 2017 at 6:39 pm

    The final boss is a DLC Sasuga Nintendo

  2. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 15, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    He reminds me of Booster Gold. Cutting him out of the game and making him DLC is a dick move.

  3. Chocolate ISISCream
    Chocolate ISISCream
    June 15, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    “It’s a dick move to release free DLC!”

  4. Michael Richardson
    Michael Richardson
    June 15, 2017 at 7:59 pm

    Seriously. It’s free. What a stupid complaint.

  5. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 15, 2017 at 8:13 pm

    I missed the fact that it’s free. My bad.

  6. Ckarasu
    Ckarasu
    June 15, 2017 at 10:53 pm

    Picking up my copy tomorrow. The E3 tourny was a fun watch, though Ninjara dodge+throw spam was a bit annoying to see, and the test punches were good enough to get me interested.

  7. Fenrir007
    Fenrir007
    June 16, 2017 at 2:13 am

    Just out of curiosity, what is the in-game reason for their spring arms?

  8. Ckarasu
    Ckarasu
    June 16, 2017 at 2:26 am

    None. It just happens, apparently, and everyone’s cool with it.

  9. Squirrel on crack cocaine.
    Squirrel on crack cocaine.
    June 16, 2017 at 3:02 am

    At least it’s free.

  10. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    June 16, 2017 at 4:42 am

    They’re just repeating the Splatoon spreading out of content.

  11. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    June 16, 2017 at 4:42 am

    Because it’s a video game developed by Nintendo. Weird things just happen.

  12. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 16, 2017 at 4:44 am

    I still don’t think that locking out a character for a fighting game is that good of an idea.

  13. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    June 16, 2017 at 7:24 am

    It’s free DLC.

  14. InkViper
    InkViper
    June 16, 2017 at 7:29 am

    Drugs, lots and lots of drugs!

  15. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 16, 2017 at 7:34 am

    Yes, we already established that.

  16. Nagato
    Nagato
    June 16, 2017 at 10:47 am

    I think the best way to look at it would be an Early Access type release; like Splatoon the game is launching with the bare minimum amount of content that would still be deemed acceptable, and with free updates it’d finally constitute an actual full game’s worth of content about a year later.

    Although the difference is that Splatoon 1 had an asking price of a “mere” 40 bucks, whereas Arms is already the full 60 for something that’s also pretty much multiplayer-only.

  17. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    June 16, 2017 at 11:14 am

    Copious amounts of meth!

  18. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    June 16, 2017 at 11:15 am

    In all this time, this question had never occurred to me.

  19. stullz
    stullz
    June 16, 2017 at 2:55 pm

    Thanks, Captain Obvious. :)