Metroid Dread: a playable demo available

A playable demo of Metroid Dread is available on Nintendo eShop. Let’s find out all the details in this news

A few weeks after its arrival on shelves around the world, a playable demo of Metroid Dread, the new chapter of Nintendo’s famous sci-fi saga, is finally available. If the new adventure of Samus Aran intrigued you but you still had some doubts about it, now you can finally try a short fragment of the story completely free, before deciding whether to proceed with the purchase or not.

Metroid Dread, free demo available on Nintendo eShop

After the excellent launch which took place last 8 October exclusively on Nintendo Switch consoles, now Metroid Dread receives a free playable demo, available immediately on the console’s eShop. This new chapter of the series, is the direct sequel to that Metroid Fusion originally launched in 2002 on the Game Boy Advance, and aims to conclude the narrative arc originally started in 1986 with the very first chapter for the NES. If you are curious to find out more about the plot of the previous episodes, you can find here our special insight into the saga.

Fans had to wait almost two decades for this new installment of the series, but it seems it was worth it as Dread is already a sales success, and was rated as one of the best launches of the series in the UK (even surpassing the success of Metroid Prime 3 Corruption). The demo published will cover a short fragment of the adventure, and will allow you to try the gameplay and game mechanics firsthand. So if you are still hesitant, now you have no more excuses to try the title for free.

What do you think? Will you try this new demo or are you among those who have already consumed Samus Aran’s latest adventure? Let us know in the comments and stay tuned to for all the news about it. To buy video games at a discounted price, we recommend that you take a look at the Instant Gaming catalog.

Stefania Romagnoli is a dedicated writer who delves into the world of video game news. With a profound passion for gaming, Stefania keeps readers informed and up-to-date on the latest developments, announcements, and trends within the gaming industry.