At the latest Nintendo Direct, Nintendo revealed that Metroid Prime Remastered would be coming to Switch. Not only is it coming to Nintendo Switch, but it is available now to download and play digitally. If you weren’t paying close attention in the Direct, you might have missed when Metroid Prime Remastered is getting a physical release.
When Does the Metroid Prime Remastered Release?
The physical edition of Metroid Prime Remastered is set to release on February 22, 2023. This falls on a Wednesday, which happens to be exactly two weeks from its digital release and reveal.
If you don’t feel that you can wait that long, luckily it is easy to download the game and play now through the Switch eShop!
The game will be priced physically at $39.99, just as its digital counterpart is currently priced at. The box art for the physical copy is found below, which features Samus Aran in the Varia suit.
What Is Prime Remastered?
Metroid Prime Remastered is a remaster of the beloved GameCube title. It fully enhances and remakes almost all of the visuals found throughout the game, while also modernizing some of the controls to fit the Switch.
If you’re a fan of Metroid, then this game should be a dream come true. Even for those new to the series, you should find that Prime has held up exceptionally well.
There has never been a better time to jump into the beloved series, especially as Metroid Prime 4 looms on the horizon. It is expected that Nintendo will release remasters and the second and third titles in the series leading up to the release of Prime 4.
For more Metroid Prime Remastered coverage, stick around at Final Weapon! Our review of the title analyzing the remaster is coming soon, so stay tuned.
Metroid Prime Remastered is available now on Nintendo Switch.