Shortly after the original F-Zero game was released back in 90’s it was considered to be one of the most popular racing titles of its time along with titles such a Super Mario Kart. Similar to that of Super Mario Kart the original F-Zero game deserved some type of 16 bit sequel. After all F-Zero had managed to sell over 2 million units worldwide since its release for the SNES back in 1991.
The early 90’s was the best time for the Nintendo to make a 16 bit sequel to F-Zero before jumping directly into 3D gaming on the Nintendo 64. If anything a possible sequel for the original F-Zero game on the SNES could have added to the longevity of the series overall had it been a success.