Metroid Dread Boss Rush Modes Added in 2.1.0 Patch

Metroid Dread Boss Rush Modes Added in 2.1.0 Patch

Back in February 2022, Nintendo announced two Metroid Dread updates were on the way. While one appeared immediately, the other had an April 2022 launch window. Now various Metroid Dread Boss Rush modes are available for the game as part of the 2.1.0 patch.

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Here’s how it works. Once you download the 2.1.0 Metroid Dread update, you immediately could get access to Boss Rush and Practice Mode. If you already beat the game, you can access it. Every boss is available one-after-another in each. Practice Mode is self-explanatory. It involves seeing how the mode works. Boss Rush proper is more strict. Nintendo noted your health won’t be restored as you go through fights. However, you will get chances to get more ammunition between each fight. Your goal is to try and defeat all of them. At the end, you’ll be told how long it took.

There are two additional Boss Rush modes you can unlock in Metroid Dread. If you beat the game on the Dread Mode difficulty level added in February 2022, you can go through Dread Rush. This is a one-hit knockout version of the mode. The other option is Survival Rush. If someone beats the game and Boss Rush, this timed version unlocks. In addition to needing to keep Samus’ health up through the 12 fights, you have to finish them all within a certain amount of time.

Metroid Dread is available for the Nintendo Switch. The official website shows footage of the Boss Rush modes.

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