After 19 years away, the Metroid series is finally returning to its roots with a brand new entry into its mainline 2D series. Metroid Dread will be the fifth game in the beloved franchise’s core lineup when it launches on
Nintendo’s upcoming Metroid Dread will be accompanied by a pair of amiibo figurines you can buy in a pack for $30 (here in the UK, retailers are yet to set a price).
Now, we know what these figurines will do
Nintendo revealed a surprise new Metroid title at its E3 Direct. Metroid Dread (or “Metroid 5,” as it was called at the beginning of the trailer) is the next entry in the 2D sidescrolling Metroid series, the first non-Prime or
Metroid Dread, the sequel to Metroid Fusion, has a long, long history of being vapourware. But now, after almost 20 years, it is real. Really.
Nintendo has just announced Metroid Dread will launch for Switch on 8th October. A subsequent
Metroid fans, your prayers have been answered.
In a surprise announcement at this year’s E3 2021 through their Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo gave some updates on their sci-fi action series, Metroid. After confirming that Metroid Prime 4 was still