During this year’s E3, Nintendo did not mention or show a single thing about Metroid Prime 4, which was revealed for Nintendo Switch last year.
Nintendo of America explains that while development is still underway, the company show things when they’re ready to show them. Check out his full comments below.
Is there anything you can say about Metroid Prime 4? Is there a reason it wasn’t at the show this year?
Trinen: It’s still in development.
Bihldorff: But yeah, we’re not featuring it at E3 this year.
Trinen: I think the main thing is, as people have probably realized by now – we show things when we think we’re ready to show them. And when we think we’re ready to show Metroid Prime, we’ll show Metroid Prime.
More than a logo?
Bill: [Laughs] Last year was the first year for Switch at E3, so we took a bit of a departure from our usual approach to E3, which is to focus on more near-term stuff. Last year, because it was the first year for the hardware, we looked at things that were maybe a little further out. This year, you can see pretty clearly, we’re back to focusing on the near-term. We’ll have more to share with Metroid Prime 4 when we have something we think is going to wow people.