The most intense sci-fi sport in the Metroid™ universe!
Six mechs. Two teams. One free pass to play the most intense 3-on-3 sci-fi sport in the Metroid™ universe. Literally shoot the ball into the goal and grab power-ups as you fight. Increase your firing rate or even eject opponents from their mechs! Score victory locally or online* as you prepare for the full game Metroid Prime™: Federation Force.
The online multiplayer feature for the Metroid Prime: Federation Force Blast Ball demo has been discontinued. Please continue to enjoy the single player and local wireless modes in the demo. Thanks for playing!
- Nintendo 3DS
- Release Date
- Jul 21, 2016
- No. of Players
- up to 6 players
- First Person, Action
- Next Level Games
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*This demo will be supported by online servers for a limited time beginning 7.21.2016.
Once the online servers for the special demo are discontinued, online functions will still be available for this mode in the full Metroid Prime?: Federation Force game. Wireless Internet access required for online play. For more info, go to support.nintendo.com.
**Additional systems required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
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