ARMS Overview Video Details Release Date, New Weapons, & Four New Characters

In yesterday’s Nintendo Direct we got a very lengthy look at ARMS. The look included introducing the commentator that we’ll hear from during every single match. More importantly, we learned about mixing and matching different gloves with different characters, an elemental attack system, and a brand new 2v2 battle mode. We have the full presentation above, but here’s a quick look at the 2v2 mode:

We also were introduced to a new character called Min Min:

However, maybe the most interesting part in all of this is that the video appears to include 4 as of yet confirmed fighters. Here’s the evidence, as spotted over at NeoGAF:

Also remember, they announced some Neon Yellow Joy-Con to launch alongside ARMS.

Source: NeoGAF

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