Revealed during September 2021 Nintendo Direct, Square Enix has announced that the upcoming kart racing game Chocobo GP will see a March 10, 2022 digital release date on the Nintendo Switch.
Set a reunion with Chocobo and friends through various courses inspired by Final Fantasy series locations and get ready for Chocobo GP Lite, which is a free-to-download version of the game that will allow players to play through the story mode prologue. Additionally, Lite players can enjoy both local and online multiplayer with up to 8 racers as long as a friend with a full version of the game plays host.
Lite players can also choose to carry over their saved progress if they choose to purchase the full version of the game.
Chocobo GP Game Modes
The game will feature the following game modes in addition to the story mode and the 64-player knock-out style tournaments:
- Time Attack – Players can challenge themselves to beat their personal best times on various courses. Players can also asynchronously race against others from around the world to get the best time.
- Series Race – Players will compete for the top spot in a series of four races; can be played alone or with friends.
- Custom Race – Players can create their own challenging races with custom rules, both alone and with friends.
Both Chocobo GP and the free-to-download Chocobo GP Lite will be available digitally for the Nintendo Switch on March 10, 2022.