Chocobo GP update introduces a new course

A new update is coming for Chocobo GP next week on December 21st, Square Enix has announced.

This upcoming update will introduce Midgar as a new course to use in Multiplayer, Time Attack, and Custom Race modes. The course will be added to the Chocobo GP mode after Season 5 begins.

The update also includes seven new series, changes to the matchmaking process for Chocobo GP, and a number of bug fixes.

Completing next week’s update are several character adjustments, including a reduction in the delay before Sylph’s ability activates¬†and improvements to Cid’s speed boost effect. Read the full patch notes below:

  • The addition of the new “Midgar” course.
    • This course can be selected in Multiplayer, Time attack and Custom Race modes.
    • This course will appear in Chocobo GP mode after the start of Season 5.
  • The addition of seven new series.
    • Each series will be unlocked after finishing in third place or higher on the previous series.
  • Changes to the matching process for the first race in Chocobo GP mode.
    • From now on, the race will start automatically once a set time has elapsed after the start of matchmaking, even if a full set of players has not joined yet.
  • Adjustments to the following characters:
    • Maduin is now invincible while his ability is active.
    • The delay before Sylph’s ability activates has been slightly reduced.
    • Improvements to Cid’s speed boost effect.
    • The duration of Mecha Chocobo’s speed up effect has been increased.
  • Changes have been made to the story mode, so that Gilgamesh and Racing Hero X’s appearances during a race will match how they look in the story scenes.
  • Fixes to incorrect parameter information shown for Raffaello (speed model).
  • Fixes to an issue where the giant fireball produced when using Treasure Hunter Cid’s ability would hit the starting gates on the Cid’s Test Track course.
  • Fixes to areas where racers could become stuck on the terrain on the following courses:
    • Big Bridge (Short 1, Short 2 and Technical versions)
  • Fixes to an issue with Time Attack mode where the ghost racer would disappear from the course after crossing the finish line on the Balamb Garden courses.
  • Other bug fixes.

Chocobo GP is available now on Nintendo Switch.

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