Metroid: Zero Mission and Metroid Fusion Topped Wii U Digital Sales Charts Following Metroid Dread Announcement

Announced at the exhibition E3 2023 Metroidvania Metroid Dread for Nintendo Switch spurred audience interest in old parts Metroid… This is evidenced by the latest digital store sales charts. eShop on consoles Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

On Wii U, # 1 and # 2 in the digital bestseller charts are now Metroid: Zero Mission (2004) and Metroid fusion (2002). Both in the original went to Game boy advance at the beginning of the 2000s, and on Wii U are presented as part of the program Virtual ConsoleUnfortunately, they cannot be purchased on Nintendo Switch.

In turn, Nintendo 3DS users attracted Metroid: Samus Returns – A remake of the second part of the Metroid series, released in 2017. He now tops the portable eShop chart. Read our review here

Metroid Dread is the fifth installment in the main 2D Metroid series and is the de facto sequel to Metroid Fusion. Producer Yoshio Sakamoto has previously confirmed that the events of past games will be briefly retold in a Nintendo Switch exclusive so that newcomers can quickly get up to speed.

According to the developer, Metroid Dread will complete the old Metroid story arc, which began in the eighties of the last century. However, he is already planning further adventures of Samus Aran.

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