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Game available September 15, 2017
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She’s back.

Explore a hostile alien planet as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran. Your mission? Terminate the Metroid menace in a masterful reimagining of her 1991 Game Boy™ adventure. This intense, side-scrolling action platformer revitalizes classic gameplay with stunning 3D visuals and a wide range of new content sure to please both new and veteran players.

  • Explore a labyrinth of tunnels, ruins, and subterranean chambers filled with surprises and secrets as you battle your way to the heart of a menacing alien world and try to find and defeat the deadly Metroids.
  • This action-packed, side-scrolling platformer was completely rebuilt from the ground up, with updated maps, gear upgrades, 360-degree aiming, and powerful new abilities that revitalize classic Metroid II™: Return of Samus™ gameplay.
  • Enjoy engaging, immersive 3D visuals only possible on Nintendo 3DS™ systems.
  • Experience the haunting isolation, deep exploration, brutal environments, and fierce battles that hardcore Metroid fans demand with an adventure that’s a perfect entry point into the Metroid storyline and franchise for new players.
  • Deepen your immersion with updated SFX and an atmospheric remastered soundtrack arranged by veteran Metroid composers Kenji Yamamoto and Minako Hamano.
  • Features a touchscreen-enabled mapping system complete with pins, legend, and informative touchscreen-enabled menus.

Unlock even more action with amiibo!*

  • Tap compatible amiibo™ figures to unlock additional content and features.
  • Two new amiibo figures—Samus Aran and Metroid™—will be released as a set alongside the game.

Samus and Metroid amiibo figures

  • Also compatible with the Zero Suit Samus and Samus amiibo figures from the Super Smash Bros. series.

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Special Edition

While supplies last, fans will be able to purchase a special edition of the game, which includes:

  • A physical version of the game.
  • A Samus Archives Sound Selection CD featuring 25 tracks from across the Metroid franchise.
  • A reversible title-sheet insert for the game case featuring box art from the Metroid II: Return of Samus Game Boy game.


MSRP: $49.99

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Special Edition Bundle