Nintendo Apologizes For Metroid Dread Bug And Promises A Patch

Samus from Metroid stands in the middle of the image, glowing green.

Ready to be patched up.
Screenshot: Nintendo

In the vicinity of the end of Metroid Dread, some players are finding an mistake message that reads, “The program was closed for the reason that an mistake transpired.” The error prevents the participant from proceeding, due to the fact the match goes into compelled shutdown.

“A bug has been identified in #MetroidDread that can prevent gamers from progressing less than a certain issue,” Nintendo wrote on Twitter. “A patch will be unveiled by the conclusion of Oct to take care of this. We apologize for the inconvenience.”

What leads to this error? Toward the conclusion of the sport, if gamers ruin a particular doorway even though they have a map marker open up for reported door, the match shuts down, and the previously pointed out message appears on the monitor.

That seems incredibly frustrating, especially so late in the game. But it is not shocking when new video games nevertheless have bugs and glitches. That is just how it is—and thank goodness for patches. Bravo to Nintendo for acquiring out in front of the problem, acknowledging it, featuring guidance for a momentary deal with, and announcing a forthcoming update. (Plus, nice of them to apologize, far too!)

In the meantime, there is a workaround. On its official help web page, Nintendo has posted the adhering to suggestion for these going through the error:

Restart the sport and, ahead of enjoying as a result of this sequence, take out the door icon map marker to reduce this mistake from transpiring.

Effortless adequate, no? I feel so! Just make sure the doorway icon is not remaining displayed as which is what is evidently triggering the bug.

Nintendo advises players to update the recreation when the patch is produced someday this thirty day period. No exact phrase nonetheless on a release day for the patch, but there’s only a couple much more months in the month. Sit limited. It’ll be out soon enough.

In scenario you skipped it, you can browse Kotaku’s Metroid Dread evaluate proper right here.

Originally posted 2021-11-11 12:56:41.