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F-Zero for Switch is unlikely due to Mario Kart 8

f zero for switch is unlikely due to mario kart 8

It’s been a long time since we had a main title of F-Zero, the futuristic racing franchise hasn’t had a game since 2004. And it looks like that’s not going to change anytime soon, as another Nintendo racing series takes its place.

In an interview with VideoGamesChronicle, the artist of F-Zero, Takaya Imamura has indicated that a new game in the franchise is unlikely, as the racing series Mario Kart currently fills that genre gap for Nintendo.

“I think it’s because Mario Kart is Nintendo’s most popular racing game, and a new F-Zero would cost a fortune.”


When asked about a franchise like Star Fox that gets more attention than F-Zero, Imamura said the following.

“My impression is that [el ejecutivo de Nintendo Shigeru Miyamoto] He is very affectionate with Star Fox.”

He f-zero Original, it was originally released on SNES in 1990, being a success at the public level. The most recent title in the franchise, however, is F-Zero: Climax on the Game Boy Advance, which came out in 2004. The most popular game in the franchise, F-Zero GXis on the GameCube.


However, Nintendo brought F Zero X from Nintendo 64 to the Nintendo Switch Online subscription service in 2022.