Metroid Dread
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E3 might have labelled Forza Horizon 5 the "most anticipated" title of the show this year, but Metroid Dread would like a word.

Since its reveal at Nintendo's E3 2021 Direct, Samus' next adventure has become one of the best-selling games - with fans rushing to secure a standard copy, the special edition and the two-in-one amiibo pack.

On Amazon, in particular, pre-sales of this upcoming release have done incredibly well. At the time of writing, it's the best-selling video game on the website in both the US (and the UK):

It's also in Amazon's top ten video game "best sellers" list in many other locations around the world:

It's an incredibly promising start for what was one of the biggest surprise reveals of E3 this year. Perhaps the success of the Nintendo Switch can even take the Metroid series to new heights - a bit like it has with a few other Nintendo IPs.

If you haven't already purchased a copy of Metroid Dread, be sure to check out our Nintendo Life pre-order guide. Have you played a part in the next Metroid game becoming a best seller on Amazon? Leave a comment down below.