‘Metroid Dread’ has a progression bug that can crash the game

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Nintendo shares solution to avoid bug and promises patch by end of October

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A serious progress bug has been discovered in metroid dread Due to which the game may crash.

  • Read more: ‘Metroid Dread’ review: A groundbreaking finale to Nintendo’s sci-fi saga
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Nintendo has already been made aware of the bug, which may be nearing the end of the game, and has shared details on how to let players avoid it, while giving it a fix until the end of October. Patch will be released.


a Post Nintendo Support reveals that if the player destroys a door while the map marker for that specific door is displayed on the map, the game will be forcibly stopped and the following message will appear: “The software was stopped. Because an error occurred.”

Fortunately, the bug won’t affect player saves or block progress altogether. Players who experience an accident are advised to restart the game and remove the door icon map marker before reaching this door to prevent an error.

Once the October 2021 software update is available, downloading the patch should completely fix this issue.

Metroid Fear. credit: Nintendo

metroid dread Launches October 8th alongside the new Nintendo Switch OLED. In the UK, it has become the fastest selling Metroid The game sold more than three and a half times the number of copies sold at the time of the previous 2D Metroid game’s launch, Metroid: Samus Returns. It is having similar success in Japan, where it has already sold more than its previous installments.

However its success has been hindered by developers who have spoken out against MercurySteam for not being credited in it. metroid dread, despite his work appearing in the final game.


According to a statement from a studio spokesperson, “Studio policy requires anyone working on a project for at least 25 percent of the game’s total development time to be included in the end credits. There are exceptions when making exceptional contributions.” are also done.”

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