F-Zero X

Strategy Guide

  • All tracks, ships, and difficulty levels

    At the mode selection screen, press L, Z, R, C-Up, C-Down, C-Left, C-Right, Start. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear the sound of a chime.

  • Smaller racers

    At the ship selection screen, hold L + R + C-Up + C-Down + C-Left + C-Right.

  • Larger racers

    At the ship selection screen, hold L + R + Z + C-Up + C-Down + C-Left + C-Right.

  • Alternate colors

    At the statistics screen, select a ship and then press R or Z.

  • Joker Cup tracks

    Win the Jack, Queen and King Cups on the "Standard" difficulty level. Then, a Joker Cup, with six bonus tracks, will be available for game play.

  • X-Cup tracks

    Win the Jack, Queen, King, and Joker Cups on the "Expert" difficulty level. The X-Cup is a group of six tracks that are randomly generated.

  • Master difficulty level

    Win the Jack, Queen, King, and Joker Cups on all three difficulty levels.

  • View lead time

    During a GP race, press L to view the time between the your racer and the lead (if not already in first place), or between your racer and the closest competitor (if already in first place).

  • Spinning ship

    During a race, press Z + R to spin your ship. This causes other ships to explode when they collide with your ship. This technique is especially useful in battle mode.

  • Ship preview

    At the customization screen, select a ship and then press C-Up, C-Down, C-Left, or C-Right to view your ship from various positions.

  • Track preview

    At the track selection screen, press C-Up, C-Down, C-Left, or C-Right.

  • Alternate title screen

    Beat the game on the expert difficulty level to view the title screen in comic book-style. Beat the game on the master difficulty level to change the title screen again.


    Game Shark Codes

    Yoshi's Story Keycode Required
    Enable Code (Must Be On)DE067000 0000
    Unlock Everything800CD3C8 0001
    Time Always 00'00"00 & Always Place First812C4BC0 0000
    812C4BC2 0001
    One Lap to RaceD02C4BC9 0000
    812C4BC8 0002
    D02C4BCB 0001
    812C4BCA 0002
    Infinite Lives800E5ED9 0005
    Infinite Shield812C4B48 4326
    812C4B4C 4326
    Have Boost From StartD02C4DAC 003F
    802C4925 0050


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