Nintendo Direct 05/17/2017

Today Nintendo hosted a Direct focused on Arms


the grand prix was announced as the single player game mode

In verus mode you have:

fight which is just 10n1

team battle which is 2on2

hoops which is basketball

and lots more

in the arm getter you use in game currency to win new arms. if you get arms that you already have you level up.

new fighter Helix is a “failed lab experiment” is a fighter that can stretch his whole body.

in battle mode you have grand prix

online or party mode can support 2 players on 10 switches

and ranked matches return from splatoon

upto 8 system (1 player per system) local multiplayer

free updates with new fighters, new stages and new arms will come out even after launch

arms testpunches on

North America:

  • Friday, May 26 to Sunday, May 28
  • Friday, June 2 to Sunday, June 4


  • Saturday, May 27 to Sunday, May 28
  • Saturday, June 3 to Sunday, June 4

in other non arms related direct news

in splatoon 2 news

there is now a trailer for the single player mode

link to the direct

also in my Google I/O article I forgot to link the the keynote.

link to the Keynote:

Watch for more firm Google I/O

Google’s I/O playlist:

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