metroid fear, the new game in the franchise Nintendo, was widely acclaimed by specialized critics. In fact, today’s title won the award for best Action/Adventure game in Game Awards, beating other games like Psychonauts 2, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, and Resident Evil Village.
It seems that the general popularity around Nintendo Switch They help, as it was recently revealed that Metroid Dread has the biggest release of all Metroid titles. For example, sales of Metroid Dread in the UK easily beat Metroid Prime, which held the previous record. Now it looks like Metroid Dread has also broken records in the US.
The information comes from Mat Piscatella, who is currently a member of the NPD Group. In a recent tweet, Piscatella revealed that Metroid Dread was the third highest-grossing video game of October and the first-grossing game on the Nintendo Switch. It was also shared that Metroid Dread had the highest selling launch month of any Metroid game in history. Only physical sales for the launch month were “nearly double” that of Metroid Prime, which previously had the best numbers in the franchise.
Metroid Dread follows the story of Samus culminating in Metroid Fusion. Without a doubt, it’s one of Nintendo’s most anticipated titles of the year, though it’s unknown how the critics will receive it. However, the game has finally received positive feedback from many Nintendo Switch users, and has become one of the best games of the year overall.