Metroid Dread bug causing the game to close

A bug has been unearthed where its forcing players Nintendo Switch’s to close.

“The software was closed because an error occurred” Near the end of Metroid Dread.

“We are aware of an error in the Metroid Dread game that prevents the player from proceeding when the specific sequence below is followed near the end of the game. We are preparing a software update to prevent this error, which should be available in October 2021.”

“Near the end of the game, if the player destroys a door while a map marker for that specific door is displayed on the map, the game will forcibly close and the following message will appear: “The software was closed because an error occurred.”

“We apologize for the inconvenience. If you are experiencing this error, please follow the steps below.”

Here is a temporary solution until the patch arrives:

“Restart the game and, before playing through this sequence, remove the door icon map marker to prevent this error from occurring.”

Source: Nintendo Support

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