SQUARE ENIX announced that Chocobo GP, an exhilarating kart racing experience set in the Chocobo universe, is now available for digital pre-order on Nintendo Switch in anticipation of its 10th March 2022 release. Players can put the pedal to the metal in Chocobo’s newest racing adventure, full of magic and mayhem, and featuring characters from the Chocobo and FINAL FANTASY franchises, including Vivi and Steiner from FINAL FANTASY IX. Chocobo GP features a variety of game modes and both online and offline multiplayer modes that will challenge players of all skill levels as they take on thrilling courses from well-known Chocobo and FINAL FANTASY series locations.
SQUARE ENIX also introduced the first Season, which players can join in on in the game’s 64-player bracket-style tournament, Chocobo GP Mode. Lasting roughly two months, each Season will present special rewards which players can earn by raising their season score and season level through participation in Chocobo GP Mode. An optional Prize Pass will be available for purchase, granting players access to additional rewards and the ability to earn resources, such as Gil, more efficiently. Gil can be used to purchase various rewards in the game’s Gil Shop.
As a Season One login bonus, all player can obtain 800 mythril (equivalent to a Prize Pass) for a limited time, allowing them to obtain FINAL FANTASY VII’s Cloud as a level reward of the first Prize Pass. Additionally, all players of the full game have the chance to obtain FINAL FANTASY VIII’s Squall from the Gil Shop.
Source: Nintendo UK