Join intergalactic bounty hunter Samus Aran in her first new 2D Metroid story in 19 years
Samus’ story continues after the events of the Metroid Fusion game when she descends upon planet ZDR to investigate a mysterious transmission sent to the Galactic Federation. After a harrowing encounter with a living Chozo—a race up to now thought to be extinct—she ends up deep below the surface of the planet. The remote world has develop into overrun by vicious alien lifeforms and chilling mechanical menaces. Samus is more agile and capable than ever, but can she overcome the inhuman threats stalking the depths of ZDR?
Face off against unrelenting E.M.M.I. robots
Once DNA-extracting research machines, the imposing E.M.M.I. are now hunting Samus. Tensions are high as you evade these E.M.M.I. to avoid a cruel death even as finding a way to take them down. Find out what turned these robotic wonders into the scourge of ZDR and escape with your life.
Feel Samus’ power grow as you gain maneuvers and abilities
Parkour over obstacles, slide through tight spaces, counter enemies, and battle your way through a dangerous world. You’ll acquire new and familiar abilities as you traverse the many environments of ZDR. Blast more than one targets with the new Storm Missile or use the Speed Booster to dash and break through walls. Return to areas and use your new abilities to find upgrades, alternate paths, and a way forward.
New modes can help you ease into ZDR, experience true dread, or take on a boss gauntlet
If this is your first time sprinting and shooting as Samus, the new Rookie Mode increases health gained from items and decreases damage from bosses. Bounty Hunters in search of a true challenge can face the new Dread Mode, which may also be unlocked if the Hard Mode is finished. Complete the game to unlock Boss Rush* and fight Samus’ most formidable foes one-after-another to take a look at to get the best time conceivable!
*Software Update required
Sign up for Samus Aran in the first new 2D Metroid story in 19 years
Explore planet ZDR’s many environments as you investigate a mysterious transmission
Deadly E.M.M.I. robots, research machines, pose a threat more intense than ever
Feel Samus’ power grow as you gain maneuvers and abilities like the new Spider Magnet
Power up and return to previous areas to find new paths and secrets