Metroid Dread has bought 2.9 million models since its launch in October 2021, making it the best-selling Metroid sport of all time. The report was beforehand held by 2002’s Metroid Prime with 2.84 million models bought. The brand new figures comes from Nintendo’s most up-to-date earnings name. (Thanks Nintendo Life.)
The extremely anticipated Metroid Dread was on Amazon online game best-sellers listing in Australia, North America, the UK, and Japan. It was additionally essentially the most pre-ordered sport post-E3 2021 at GameStop. Metroid Dread had its highest-selling bodily sport launch within the UK. Together with digital copies, it shortly turned the fastest-selling Metroid sport in that area. In North America, Metroid Dread bought over 854,000 models in its first month, and in Japan, it bought 86,798 retail models in simply two days earlier than promoting roughly 270,000 within the first week alone. One other 2.63 million gross sales got here from different areas internationally.
In 2021, Metroid Dread was nominated for plenty of awards at each The Golden Joystick Awards and The Sport Awards, profitable Finest Motion/Journey Sport on the latter showcase and the Nintendo Sport of the 12 months on the Golden Joysticks. It was additionally named one of many 10 finest video games of the yr by GameSpot
Nintendo didn’t specify a launch date for Metroid Prime 4. This is not shocking since Nintendo reported that it was restarting growth on the oft-delayed sport. For extra on Metroid, examine all we all know on Metroid Prime 4 and our Metroid Dread overview.
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