Metroid Dread is nothing to be the most successful game of the series

When _ Metroid Dread _ it came to the market on October 8, 2021, Mercurysteam’s work was positioned as one of the best releases of the series. Now, the new financial report of Nintendo has revealed that This title is nothing to become the most successful delivery of the franchise.

According to Nintendo, by the end of December 2021, _ Metroid Dread_ reached 2.74 million units sold , positioning only 100 thousand copies behind metroid prime, the most successful title of the series. This should not be a big surprise, considering the emotion that generated the revelation of this game, the positive reviews he received at his launch, and the multiple prizes he has earned until today.

While 2.74 million copies in three months may sound little compared to some of the Nintendo franchises, remember that Metroid has never been such a popular series as many we would like. Similarly, considering that Mario Kart 8 Deluxe sold 4.61 million units over 2021, Mercurysteam’s work did not have a poor performance under this perspective.

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Editor’s note:

Metroid Dread is a fantastic game that deserves all the recognition you have earned. While your sales are not as high compared to the rest of the SWITCH FIRST Party catalog, it is under the context of the property in general. It is very likely that by the end of the fiscal year, this title is the most successful throughout the series.