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F-ZERO™ 99

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Lightning-fast F-ZERO racing with a 99-player twist

Line up with 98 other F-ZERO machines and race to the finish in this thrilling take on the original Super NES™ game. Keep an eye on your power meter as you boost and bash, because speed is just as important as survival. Defend yourself with a Spin Attack and collect Super Sparks to breeze past the competition on the elevated Skyway. The F-ZERO 99 game is available only to active Nintendo Switch Online members.


Outpace and outlive your opponents in rotating modes

The core F-ZERO 99 mode is just one way to race at breakneck speeds. Mini Prix and Grand Prix modes appear on a set schedule and challenge you to compete and qualify in a series of races. Team Battle and the extra-tough Pro Tracks mode rotate throughout the day. Prepare yourself in Practice Mode and race against your ghost.


Complete challenges for even more customization

Boost your Skill Rating by excelling in races and take on challenges to unlock customization options. Make your F-ZERO machine your own with alternate colors, decals, and boost effects. Complete achievements in your Pilot Card and receive different unlockable backdrops and display badges.


Super Nintendo Entertainment System™ Controller

Enjoy classic F-ZERO action the way it’s meant to be played—using a full-size Super Nintendo Entertainment System style controller!

Available for purchase only by Nintendo Switch Online members, this wireless controller offers the perfect way to play F-ZERO-99 and all the classic Super NES games available with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

Limit four purchases per Nintendo Account with paid Nintendo Switch Online individual or family membership. Offer not available for free trial holders. This controller is optional and not required to play the Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online collection of games.


Queen League and King League available now!

Two additional leagues have been added to Grand Prix mode. Both Queen League and King League are now available to play, each with their own set of tracks!

Queen League

  • Mute City II

  • Port Town I

  • Red Canyon I

  • White Land II (Grand Prix only)

  • Death Wind II (Pro Tracks and Mini Prix only)

King League

  • Mute City III

  • Fire Field (Grand Prix only)

  • Red Canyon II (Pro Tracks and Mini Prix only)


New special events and rewards are now available

Test your skills (and luck) in a variety of new races and modes.

Latest updates:

Event Leaderboards

A separate leaderboard for the special events. Rankings are determined based on total of Gem Sparks collected.

Gem Sparks

Unique sparks that appear on Festival Tracks and can be collected by driving within range of them.

Star Rivals

When players enter an online lobby, there is a chance for special AI controlled racers to enter the race. If the track selected is a Festival Track, then these special AI controlled racers become "Star Rivals".

Team Battle Adjustment

Check out the NEW Team Battle Mode, now with five teams of 10 pilots!


Let the world know how you feel with emotes! You can send them at the beginning of races or while spectating. You may also see them pop up when others are spectating you!

And more…

  • Weekend events

  • Festival Event Customization Rewards

Previous updates:


A 20-pilot race with rules and tracks inspired by the original F-ZERO.

Lucky Ranks

Enter five races and match the Mystery Ranks to earn cool rewards, like backdrops for your Pilot Card.

Private Lobbies

Private Lobbies are now available! You can enjoy any game mode at any time in a Private Lobby. Set a passcode, match with your friends , and race on your own terms.

Classic Mini Prix

The Classic Mini Prix is here! Face off in 3 consecutive races with Classic rules.

Steering Assistance

Steer Assist is available to help pilots stay on track by guiding the machine away from barriers and assisting on turns.

And more…

  • Missions & Rewards

  • Secret Tracks

  • Challenge highlights

  • Classic Mini Prix

  • Expanded Practice Mode

  • Mirror Tracks Knight League and the Mirror Grand Prix

  • Mirror Tracks Queen League

  • Mirror Tracks King League

Supported play modes




Product information

Release date

September 14, 2023



ESRB rating

Supported play modes

TV mode, Tabletop mode, Handheld mode

Game file size

1.5 GB

Supported languages

Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

Play online, access classic NES™ and Super NES™ games, and more with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

This game supports:Online PlaySave Data Cloud

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