Cute and cuddly kart racer Chocobo GP seems like the intense spring sunshine all of us want in our lives in the intervening time. And on the floor, it is a enjoyable little racer the place chocobos race in curler skates, and Vivi from Closing Fantasy IX can set you on hearth whereas driving round Alexandria. What’s to not like?
However, again when Sq. Enix was advertising and marketing the sport, it revealed a season cross in a Japanese Nintendo Direct, which left a bitter style in lots of followers’ mouths. Not solely that, the long-lasting Closing Fantasy VII protagonist Cloud Strife is tied to this cross, referred to as a Prize Cross.
Now that the total recreation is out, and gamers have had an opportunity to go chocobo racing, many have referred to as out Sq. Enix. Upon logging into the sport, gamers are greeted with messages selling in-game currencies and microtransactions, together with the aforementioned season cross.
What’s extra, in case you’re not prepared to shell out your real-life gil to get the foreign money you have to purchase characters and the Prize Cross, you will need to play the sport and grind for ranges and foreign money, corresponding to Myrthil. Squall Leonhart, of Closing Fantasy VIII fame, can be purchasable with mythril however prices 3000 shards of the shiny ore.
Followers have expressed concern in regards to the size of time it’ll take to achieve ranges in-game. Sq. Enix has responded by giving gamers 500 mythril and promised racers that it has adjusted the prize degree settings to make them “extra forgiving”.
This is not the one facet of the sport that gamers have highlighted as a problem. Each few months shall be a distinct “season” in Chocobo GP (like a racing season), with season one underway proper now. And, as a bonus for logging in throughout season one, gamers will get 800 mythril at no cost. That is sufficient to purchase a Prize Cross.
That every one sounds fairly good, like a gold chocobo, however with a bit of additional digging, followers have found that this free mythril has an expiration date of thirty first August 2022.
Fortuitously, any mythril (or different foreign money) that you simply pay for will not expire, however it’s not typically that video video games take away free foreign money. 1000 shards of mythril will set you again $9.99, with a pack of 8200 mythril (plus a bonus 3200 bag), costing $81.99.
Sq. Enix has but to reply on the free foreign money points and has stated it’ll make clear the modifications to the extent grinding as quickly as attainable.
Whereas we could not entry the Prize Cross throughout the overview interval, we nonetheless talked about it as a unfavorable in our write-up of Chocobo GP, which we in any other case referred to as “A pleasant shock”.
Have you ever picked up the sport but, or are you attempting out the Lite model? How do you are feeling in regards to the Prize Cross? Tell us within the feedback.