Since the classification of the video game Metroid Prime Remastered took place on July 27, 2021, some fans are speculating that the title may have been completed as early as two years ago.
According to this theory, Nintendo would have decided to hide the game, waiting for its release at the most opportune moment, which turned out to be the Nintendo Direct in February 2023, which announced its immediate launch.
In fact, rumors of Metroid Prime coming to Switch have been around for years, although the lack of official news has left many doubting their veracity.
Either way, this isn’t the first time we’ve heard of Nintendo games being fully developed and then shelved while waiting for the right moment. A similar case would have happened with Fire Emblem Engage, whose classification is dated August 2021, despite the fact that the launch took place in January 2023.
The news comes from the database of USK, an organization that classifies (or ranks) video games for Germany, which divides the titles into age groups: “For everyone”, “Not suitable for children under 6”, “Not suitable for children under 12”. “,” Not suitable for children under 12 years old. 16 years old and not suitable for children under 18 years old.
Metroid Prime Remastered is currently available for purchase digitally from Nintendo eShop, with a physical release starting February 22.
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