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Metroid Prime 4: everything we know

It’s been nearly 15 years since Metroid Prime 3: Corruption came to Nintendo Wii in 2007, and another five since its sequel, Metroid Prime 4, was first announced. science fiction is one of the most anticipated titles for Nintendo Switch. However, despite all the hype surrounding the game, there is a lot of mystery. The long-awaited sequel has been through a bit of a tumultuous development period, even restarting development in 2019. While it may not be much, here’s everything we know about Metroid Prime 4 and before “Not-E3” and Summer of this year. Game party.

Release date

Nintendo hasn’t revealed a release date for Metroid Prime 4, simply stating that the game was “in development” during E3 2017 before offering an apology for the wait in 2019. During this second update, Nintendo’s Shinya Takahashi said it would be missing. . their internal release goal for the game, but since we don’t know what that is, it’s unclear when we can expect Metroid Prime 4. Nintendo’s earnings reports continue to list only the release of Metroid Prime 4 as a TBA.

What we know so far

In the grand scheme of things, the real answer is “almost nothing”, but there are a few things we’ve come to understand about the development of Metroid Prime 4.

Development on Metroid Prime 4 reportedly initially began under Bandai Namco rather than an internal Nintendo studio, but Nintendo was unhappy with the quality of the game at the time. In early 2019 it announced that development would be restarted, this time through Retro Studios, the American studio behind the first three Metroid Prime games. Producer Kensuke Tanabe, who also played this role in the first three games and Metroid Prime: Hunters, is also back. While these developments bode well for the game’s final quality, they don’t give us any indication of when it will be ready to show off again.

As for what Metroid Prime 4 will be, once again, we don’t have much to go on. At the end of Metroid 3: Corruption, Dark Samus and Phazon were defeated, leaving Samus ready to move on to the next big challenge the universe decides to throw at her.


Yes! Something we know for sure! Metroid Prime 4 will be released on the Nintendo Switch. Right now, it’s exclusive to the platform, though that could certainly change if it ends up being released as Nintendo preps whatever next-gen system it’s likely planned.


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If this sneak peek showing the logo counts as a trailer, then this is the first official trailer for Metroid Prime 4. What you see is what you get. Will this be the final logo? Will there be a subtitle for the game? All of this is yet to be confirmed.

Is there multiplayer?

Without confirmation of other features, it’s not entirely clear if Metroid Prime 4 will feature multiplayer. This question is made even more murky because, of the Metroid Prime games released so far, several have multiplayer, while others don’t. While added multiplayer is becoming less common in today’s big-name game releases, right now it seems impossible to rule it out.

Pre-order details

Currently, you can’t pre-order Metroid Prime 4. Once pre-orders go live at stores like Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, and Target, we’ll update this section to detail the bonuses they offer, though Nintendo games generally limit them to physical items. instead of in-game content

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