Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt is a special demo of Metroid Prime: Hunters. First Hunt was bundled with the Nintendo DS during the first few months after its release in November 2004. Currently, Nintendo has stopped this promotion.
The game has a simple local multiplayer mode with three levels. There are also a couple of "training" levels in single player mode. This game's purpose was to introduce people to using the stylus, and to demo the touch screen. It showed how a touch screen could revolutionize the first-person shooter, and also give anxious gamers a preview of Metroid Prime: Hunters. It features the same gameplay as Metroid Prime: Hunters.