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Metroid Prime Remastered

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Metroid Prime Remastered

Metroid Prime Remastered North American Cover Art

Publisher Nintendo
Developer(s) Retro Studios
Platform(s) Nintendo Switch

North American release February 8, 2023 (digital) / February 22, 2023 (physical)[1]
European release February 9, 2023 (digital) / March 3, 2023 (physical)[2]

Japanese release February 9, 2023 (digital) / March 3, 2023 (physical)[3]

Genre First-person shooter
Ratings ESRB: T
PEGI: 12

Metroid Prime Remastered is a remastered version of Metroid Prime that was released for the Nintendo Switch in 2023. It was announced during a Nintendo Direct on February 8, 2023[1] and released digitally the same day, with a physical version released on February 22, 2023 in North America and on March 3, 2023 in other regions. It is based on the Metroid Prime: Trilogy version of the game.

Metroid Prime Remastered features updated models, textures, audio, and controls.

New features[edit | edit source]

Graphics and textures

The game see a graphical upscale from 480p to 1080p in docked mode, while upscaled from 480p to 720p in handheld mode. Most textures have been redone to look better with the increased resolution. Along with this, all models have a higher poly count and are more detailed.

Controls[edit | edit source]

Metroid Prime Remastered features four control options: a modern dual-analog option, one based on the control setup from the original Nintendo GameCube version, one based on the control setup from the Wii version, and a hybrid setup that combines elements of the GameCube and Wii setups.

Difficulty options[edit | edit source]

A Casual difficulty mode, which reduces the amount of damage taken, was introduced. This makes the game more accessible to newcomers.

Bonus content[edit | edit source]

In addition to concept art from the original game, concept art from the remaster, a Soundtrack Gallery, and a 3D Character Gallery can be unlocked throgh normal gamplay.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Artwork[edit | edit source]

Wallpapers[edit | edit source]

Portrait[edit | edit source]

Landscape[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

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