Metroid Dread is Now the Best-Selling Metroid Game - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 10 May 2022 / 2,200 Views
With Nintendo's latest earnings report for the quarter ending March 31, 2022, a new record has been set as Metroid Dead is now the best-selling Metroid game of all time.
Metroid Dead has sold 2.90 million units worldwide since its release in October 2021, while Metroid Prime, the previous best-selling entry, sold 2.84 million units on the GameCube.
The original Metroid sold 2.73 million units, Metroid II: Return of Samus sold 1.72 million units, Metroid Fusion sold 1.60 million units, and Super Metroid sold 1.42 million units.
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption sold 1.41 million and Metroid Prime 2: Echoes sold 1.10 million units.
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