The popular online racing game F-Zero 99 has received a new update that fixes some issues and improves the gameplay experience. The game, which is exclusive to Nintendo Switch Online subscribers, also has more tracks and modes coming soon.
What’s New in Version 1.0.2?
The latest update for F-Zero 99, which was released on October 12, 2023, addresses some problems related to the ranking system and badges. According to Nintendo’s support page, the update fixes the following issues:
- Fixed an issue where the leaderboard will show a player’s level as “0” when they reach level “99.”
- Fixed an issue where the previous week’s weekly ranking result sometimes cannot be obtained correctly.
- Fixed an issue where a specific badge cannot be obtained when this bug occurs even though conditions have been met. Even when this bug has previously occurred, save data will be fixed by applying this update and playing the game for a while.
The update also includes several other fixes that enhance the gameplay experience.
More Tracks and Modes Coming Soon
F-Zero 99 is not done with adding new content to the game. Nintendo has revealed that it will be updating the game in late September and mid-October with more tracks from the Queen League and King League respectively. These tracks will offer more variety and challenge to the racers.
In addition to the official announcements, some dataminers have uncovered some unreleased modes that could be coming to the game in the near future. These modes are Arcade Mode and Survival Mode. Arcade Mode features a timer and time gates placed in the circuits, while Survival Mode is not yet clear what it entails.
A Hit Among Fans and Critics
F-Zero 99 is a 2023 online multiplayer racing game with battle royale elements developed by Nintendo Software Technology. The game was announced and released on September 14, 2023, as a free downloadable game through the Nintendo Switch Online service.
The game features 99 players competing in races on various tracks from the F-Zero series, using different vehicles and power-ups. The game also has a solo mode where players can practice their skills against CPU opponents.
F-Zero 99 has been well-received by fans and critics alike, who praised its fast-paced gameplay, nostalgic graphics and music, and addictive online mode. The game currently has a score of 86/100 on Metacritic, based on 23 reviews.