Metroid Dread On-Track to Become Best-Selling Metroid in History - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 03 April 2022 / 2,459 Views
Nintendo in its earnings report for the quarter ending December 31, 2021 revealed Metroid Dread has sold 2.74 million units to date.
Metroid Dread is on-track to become the best-selling Metroid game in history after less than three months on the market. It is only 100,000 units away from outselling Metroid Prime (GCN), which is the best-selling Metroid ever with 2.84 million units sold lifetime.
Metroid Dread released for the Nintendo Switch on October 8, 2021.
Here are the best-selling Metroid games:
- Metroid Prime (GCN) - 2.84M
- Metroid Dread (NS) - 2.74M
- Metroid (NES) - 2.73M
- Metroid II: Return of Samus (GBA) - 1.72M
- Metroid Fusion (GBA) - 1.60M
- Super Metroid (SNES) - 1.42M
- Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii) - 1.41M
- Metroid: Other M (Wii) - 1.36M
- Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (GCN) - 1.10M
- Metroid Prime Hunters (DS) 1.08M
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