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Square Enix Announces Chocobo GP, A Final Fantasy Kart Racer for Nintendo Switch

Artwork From Final Fantasy Kart Racer Chocobo GP

During the most recent Nintendo Direct broadcast, we got our first look at Chocobo GP, a new Switch-exclusive racing game from Square Enix featuring a cast of adorable characters from the Final Fantasy series. An unexpected spiritual successor to Chocobo Racing for the PlayStation, Chocobo GP is set to release in 2022.

Check out the announcement trailer below, as well as a synopsis from Square!

• Various game modes – Play various modes including Story and Custom Races. Also enjoy exciting survival races in a bracket-style tournament, which can support up to 64 players. Select modes support online and/or local multiplayer.

• Thrilling courses – Race through various courses taking inspiration from the Chocobo and FINAL FANTASY series, including Cid’s Test Track, the streets of Alexandria and Zozo and the Gold Saucer.

• Roster of Beloved Characters – Players can choose from a wide selection of Chocobo series characters.

• Magical magicite – By collecting magicite, found within Magic Eggs scattered around the various tracks, racers will be imbued with magic, such as Fire or Aero, which can be used against their fellow racers to give them a competitive edge and speed to the finish.

Be sure to check out the official website for more information on Chocobo GP. Stay tuned to RPGFan for all things Final Fantasy!

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Peter Triezenberg

Peter Triezenberg

Peter is a news editor for RPGFan, and quite possibly the spooniest bard you'll ever meet. He's also the site's resident Kingdom Hearts fan, Final Fantasy XV apologist, and Yu-Gi-Oh! enthusiast. In between playing video games or writing news, he can usually be found drinking unsafe amounts of caffeinated beverages. He also really likes cats.

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