Following its unveiling at Nintendo E3 2021 Direct, Samus ’upcoming adventure has become one of the best-selling games – with fans rushing to secure a standard copy, the special edition and the amiibo two-in-one package.
On Amazon, in particular, the pre-sales of this next version have done incredibly well. At the time of writing, it is the best-selling video game on the website in the United States (and the United Kingdom):
It’s also on Amazon’s top 10 video game list of “best sellers” in many other places around the world:
It’s an incredibly promising start to what was one of E3’s biggest revelations this year. Maybe the success of the Nintendo Switch can even take over Metroid series at new heights – a bit like with any other Nintendo IP.
If you haven’t purchased a copy of Metroid Dread, be sure to check it out our Nintendo Life pre-order guide. Have you played a part in the next Metroid game by becoming a best seller on Amazon? Leave a comment below.