Progress-Ending Bug Discovered In Metroid Dread, Nintendo Particulars How To Keep away from It


Nintendo has issued a warning a few bug presently current in Metroid Dread that forestalls gamers from progressing additional. 

This bug could be particularly annoying as a result of it could possibly happen close to the ultimate sections of Metroid Dread. Nintendo says a repair for the bug shall be launched by the tip of October, so it appears it is going to be no extra someday inside the subsequent 16 days. 

Nonetheless, that implies that Metroid Dread gamers may nonetheless run into in between at times. Fortuitously, Nintendo has detailed how you can keep away from it, or do away with it if it’s already encountered. You’ll know you’ve hit the bug if you happen to obtain a message that claims, “The software program was closed as a result of an error occurred” adopted promptly by the sport forcibly closing. 

This bug solely happens below a particular sequence of occasions, although, in accordance with Nintendo. 

“Close to the tip of the sport, if the participant destroys a door whereas a map marker for that particular door is displayed on the map, the sport will forcibly shut and [the message above will appear on-screen],” Nintendo’s PSA in regards to the bug reads. 

Sounds fairly devastating, proper? It may very well be, particularly if you happen to’re gunning for the tip, however luckily, Nintendo has detailed precisely how you can get round it or keep away from it altogether. 

Right here’s what you could do if you happen to encounter the bug, or have already begun the sequence of occasions that can result in encountering the bug: 

  • Restart the sport and, earlier than enjoying via this sequence, take away the door icon map marker to stop this error from occurring.
  • As soon as the October 2021 software program replace is obtainable, remember to replace Metroid Dread to keep away from encountering this bug. 

For extra about Metroid Dread, remember to take a look at our ideas on it in Sport Informer’s Metroid Dread evaluate after which discover out the place it sits on Sport Informer’s Prime 10 metroidvanias to play proper now checklist after that.


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