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Proto:F-Zero X

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This page details one or more prototype versions of F-Zero X.


A localization prototype of this game was found within the iQue Player leak. It is located at the path d1\routefree\bbgames\depot\release\pvt_20031022\zh\f0x.rom (file modification date: 2003-10-22).

General Differences

This build features numerous minor text differences, mainly in terms of translation, placement, spacing and size.

  • No iQue logo upon booting the game, still has the Nintendo 64 logo.
  • Title screen has different logo, "START" text, and copyright date. It still says "VAHOOOM" in yellow.
  • No song plays on the title screen.
  • The title theme song plays on the main menu screen.
  • No auto demo races play after idling on title screen.
  • Slightly different fonts throughout various menus.
  • Vehicles still have English text on them, whereas all English text was removed from vehicles in retail.
  • The text for each character name (under their portraits) was altered.
  • The HUD during races is still mostly in English, as well as the text for "FINISH" and "RETIRE".
  • The race results and rankings screens are also mostly English, as well as the text for "CONGRATULATIONS" and "THANKS FOR PLAYING!!".
Proto Final
F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (f0x.rom) (iQue) TitleScreen.png F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (China) (iQue) TitleScreen.png
F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (f0x.rom) (iQue) MainMenu.png F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (China) (iQue) MainMenu.png
F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (f0x.rom) (iQue) MainMenu2.png F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (China) (iQue) MainMenu2.png
F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (f0x.rom) (iQue) MainMenu3.png F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (China) (iQue) MainMenu3.png
F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (f0x.rom) (iQue) OptionMenu.png F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (China) (iQue) OptionMenu.png
F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (f0x.rom) (iQue) RacerSelect.png F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (China) (iQue) RacerSelect.png
F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (f0x.rom) (iQue) RaceResults.png F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (China) (iQue) RaceResults.png
F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (f0x.rom) (iQue) HUD.png F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (China) (iQue) HUD.png
F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (f0x.rom) (iQue) HUD2.png F-Zero X - Weilai Saiche (China) (iQue) HUD2.png