Fast RMX, the third title in the Nintendo-exclusive high-speed racing series that’s debuting on the Nintendo Switch for its March 3rd launch, now has an official price, and it won’t set you back too much.
Manfred Linzner of development studio Shin’en Multimedia said in an interview with Nintendo Life that Fast RMX will cost $19.99 when it hits the Nintendo eShop, which is five dollars more than Fast Racing Neo, which appeared on the Wii U. It will run at 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second, which Linzner says would have been impossible to pull off on the Wii U, which forced them to run Neo at 720p to maintain the framerate.
In fact, he adds that the Switch’s hardware itself made a very strong impression on his team:
“When we got the final devkits (which are very close to the retail version) it felt simply perfect to play our game on them,” he says. “From this day we knew the Switch would win the masses. It was simply so satisfying to use all the control options and to switch seamless between console and mobile mode.”
“This new user interface is even quicker and more responsive then the original which is a perfect fit for a racing game.”
Fast RMX includes all of the tracks from Neo, plus adding options for users to apply Dynamic HDR Exposure and Chromatic Aberration to the visuals to add what he calls a “nice touch of realism,” and notes that the 1080p and 60fps numbers even apply when two to four player splitscreen multiplayer is considered, meaning the Switch, while not as powerful as the PS4 or Xbox One, still has some impressive horsepower under the hood.
Fast RMX will feature 30 tracks, 15 unlockable vehicles, and 10 cups for racers to complete. It will support all of the Switch’s control schemes, including motion controls.