Publisher and developer Square Enix has shared a new trailer for the upcoming Final Fantasy-themed kart racer, Chocobo GP. This trailer finally reveals the game’s release date, March 10, 2022. Additionally, several facets of the title are highlighted to compel prospective buyers. Playing similarly to the likes of Mario Kart, Chocobo GP is an approachable racer infused with Final Fantasy elements to give it a distinct identity of its own. For example, aside from the cast consisting of Final Fantasy favorites like Gilgamesh and Chocobo, players can utilize Magicite and character-specific abilities to turn the tides in their favor.
Further, a Story Mode is featured, where playing through it will grant new courses and useable characters. Other gameplay modes include Series Races, trials of skill across several courses demanding players to place as best as possible. Time Attack allows players to race against past iterations of themselves and against other players’ ghosts to better their racing prowess. Custom race tracks can also be made, and local + online multiplayer add an invaluable degree of replayability. Finally, Chocobo GP mode is a massive online tournament mode featuring 64 players where rewards differ per season.
A free-to-play version of the game titled Chocobo GP Lite will be available for all players at launch, where the Story Mode prologue can be experienced. Additionally, one can play local and online multiplayer when with a friend who owns the full retail version of the title alongside the Chocobo GP mode. Lastly, save data can be transferred from the Lite version to the full game.
You can view the newly unveiled screenshots for Chocobo GP below:
You can view the release date trailer for Chocobo GP below:
Chocobo GP is releasing for Nintendo Switch on March 10, 2022.
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