Aqua Moto Racing Utopia is a jet ski racing game that released on the Wii U and Nintendo Switch. It is a sequel to Aqua Moto Racing 3D. The player can race in waters around the world. It has been compared to Nintendo's Wave Race series.
The game has the player race against various opponent on a jetskis. As jetskis are unwieldy, the player has to use their drifts effectively to get around the flags. Players must go around the correct side of the flag or they will get disqualified after a few times. The player will get reset if they go too far off course or land incorrectly. The player also gets a turbo which can be used at any moment, but needs to be regenerated. While in midair, the player can perform various tricks. More complicated tricks give a speed boost and greater turbo fuel.
In a competition, players must score above a certain rank to stay in the competition. If they fail, they can retry the race though.
The game starts with the player customizing their player character. There is a decent variety of body customization and a few accessories.