Metroid Prime 4: Beyond is finally on its way with an expected release date in 2025. Fans are excited for the next installment in the series, and it’s a good time to look back at the story of the previous Prime games for a refresher.

The Metroid Prime series has been a thrilling journey for players, starting with the first installment where Samus encounters the mysterious Phazon substance on Tallon IV. The story unfolds as Samus battles Space Pirates and uncovers the secrets of the Chozo civilization on the planet.

In Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Samus travels to Aether to investigate the disappearance of Galactic Federation soldiers. She discovers a planet torn apart by a dimensional split caused by Phazon, leading to a conflict with the Ing and a confrontation with her clone, Dark Samus.

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption sees Samus teaming up with other bounty hunters to combat the spread of Phazon across the galaxy. The hunters are infected with the substance by Dark Samus, leading to a mission to destroy the Leviathans and confront the source of Phazon on the planet Phaaze.

As fans eagerly await the release of Metroid Prime 4: Beyond, the series’ storyline leaves several unanswered questions and potential plot threads. The introduction of the mysterious hunter Sylux in the secret ending of Metroid Prime 3 hints at future conflicts and developments in the series.

With each installment building upon the previous games, Metroid Prime 4 is poised to take the series in a new direction with fresh challenges and enemies for Samus to face. As fans speculate on what the next game will bring, the rich lore and history of the Metroid Prime series continue to captivate players and keep them eagerly awaiting the next chapter in Samus’s adventures.