Dalam livestreaming Treehouse E3 2017 milik Nintendo, mereka mengumumkan sebuah remake Metroid II: Return of Samus untuk 3DS. Remake yang dikembangkan oleh MercurySteam tersebut diberi judul Metroid: Samus Returns.
Berikut fitur-fitur yang terungkap:
- This intense, side-scrolling action platformer has been completely remade with engaging and immersive 3D visuals and a rich, atmospheric color palette.
- Classic Metroid II: Return of Samus gameplay is joined by a wealth of new content, including a set of brand new abilities that utilizes a mysterious energy resource called “Aeion,” a powerful melee counterattack, and 360-degree Free Aim Mode.
- There are plenty of secrets to find and if you uncover enough of them, you may even star to unravel the mystery of Planet SR388’s past.
- Two new amiibo figures—Samus Aran and Metroid—will be released a set alongside the game. This game is also compatible with the Zero Suit Samus and Samus amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. series. Functionality details will be revealed at a later date.
- While supplies last, fans will be able to purchase a special edition of the game, which includes a physical copy of the game, a sound-selection CD featuring 25 tracks from across the Metroid franchise, and a reversible title-sheet insert for the game case.
Metroid: Samus Returns siap meluncur untuk 3DS pada 15 September 2017.