Metroid Prime: Federation Force brings co-op Metroid action to the 3DS next year

Metroid-Prime-Federation-Force logoWhile it’s not quite the epic Metroid adventure that some fans were hoping for, the announcement of a new Metroid Prime game for the Nintendo 3DS is still a good thing.

Players can team up with up to 3 other players (online or locally) and tackle objective based missions together. The game will also include a 3 on 3 mini-game/sport called Blast Ball.

Check out the media and game details below.

Metroid Prime: Federation Force screens:

Nintendo 3DS – Metroid Prime: Federation Force E3 2015 Trailer:

Join a four-player local or online squad in this co-operative sci-fi shooter set in the Metroid universe. Hop in a specialized battle Mech suit and work with your teammates to take down enemy forces and complete objective based missions. Then, take a break and play a fun, pick-up game of Blast Ball with fellow troops.


  • Up to 4 players take on a variety of co-op missions in this first-person, sci-fi shooter set in the Metroid universe
  • Work together as a team to clear out enemy-infested bases and complete objective-based mission
  • Take on enemies with a blaster and special sub-weapons
  • Aim using the Nintendo 3DS system’s gyroscope
  • Join a pick-up game of Blast Ball, a 3-on-3 sci-fi sport in the Metroid universe where players shoot the ball into the opponent’s goal to score