Nintendo to acquire Metroid Prime Federation Force Developer Next Level Games

January 5, 2021
January 5, 2021 Darren

Nintendo have confirmed in a statement that it is to take control of Metroid Prime: Federation Force developer Next Level Games, and has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of outstanding shares of the company, with the acquisition expected to close on March 1st, 2021. The Canadian studio was already a close partner of Nintendo for many years, working with some of their well-loved properties, such as Luigi’s Mansion, Mario Strikers and Punch-Out!!

Next Level Games released Metroid Prime: Federation Force back in 2016 for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, which included Metroid Prime: Blast Ball, and most recently was responsible for Luigi’s Mansion 3 on Nintendo Switch.

Source: Nintendo (Japanese), Nintendo (English)

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