Square Enix announced that Chocobo GP releases on March 10th 2022 for Switch! A free-to-play version titled Chocobo GP Lite will be offered that same day. Check out more details and the new trailer below:

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 14, 2021) – SQUARE ENIX® today announced that Chocobo GP, a thrilling new kart racing experience set in the Chocobo universe, will launch digitally on Nintendo Switch™ on March 10, 2022. Players can reunite with Chocobo and friends and dash to the finish line in various challenging courses inspired by several well-known Chocobo and FINAL FANTASY® series locations. In addition, a free-to-download version of the game, Chocobo GP Lite, will be available at launch.

The trailer showcases all the fun and mayhem players can look forward to early next year. It also introduces new game modes in addition to the Story Mode and the 64-player knock-out style tournaments in Chocobo GP Mode:

  • 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.

With Chocobo GP Lite, racers can play through the Story Mode prologue in single player mode and can participate in both local and online multiplayer* races with up to eight racers, if hosted by a friend with the full version of the game. Chocobo GP Lite players can also test out the fast-paced 64-player tournaments in Chocobo GP mode. Additionally, save data can be carried over from Chocobo GP Lite to the full game, ensuring players can seamlessly keep any items or currency obtained into their greater racing adventure.

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