Metroid Prime 4 Release Date

Metroid Prime 4 release date is set for later in the year, but many fans are eager to know when they can get their hands on the next title for the popular Nintendo series. 

​Fans received their first glimpse of Metroid Prime 4 at E3 in 2017, but the game's official release date has remained shrouded in mystery since the its first announcement.

Metroid Prime 4 Release Date

Nintendo has yet to release an official trailer or release date for the upcoming title since its appearance at E3 2017. Many online retailers list the game to be available in the fall but seem to be in disagreement about when the exact date the game will be released.

Fans can pre-order the game now on Amazon or Walmart, both of which list the game’s release date as Dec. 31 of this year. 

Until Nintendo releases an official date, it's difficult to say with certainty when the game will release, but fans can expect it to be sometime later in the year

UPDATE (7:00 P.M. ET):An earlier edition of this article included unverifiable information about a leak in the Czech Republic of Metroid Prime 4's release date, which has been removed. 

UPDATE (9:55 A.M. ET JAN. 25):Metroid Prime 4's release date has been delayed indefinitely, ​as Nintendo announced it will reboot the game's development. Retro Studios, which developed the previous games in the Metroid Prime series, will take over development of the game. The release date, while still unclear, has been pushed back.

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