Following its interval of timed exclusivity for the Nintendo Switch, each Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and the prequel, Spectre of Torment at the moment are obtainable for buy on Steam. If you already personal Shovel Knight, your copy ought to have mechanically upgraded to Treasure Trove, including within the Spectre of Torment marketing campaign alongside a number of latest options like Body Swap mode.
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Specter of Torment is a particular prequel quest for Shovel Knight, promised as one of many knight marketing campaign stretch objectives from the unique Kickstarter. Following the ghostly Spectre Knight, this marketing campaign sheds on gentle on how the Order of No Quarter was fashioned, in addition to offering some backstory for each Spectre Knight and the evil Enchantress. Spectre Knight is a extra acrobatic fighter than both Shovel or Plague Knight, having the ability to run and soar off partitions, in addition to sprint by means of enemies utilizing his scythe. All of the primary ranges have been reworked to go well with Spectre Knight’s walljumps and flips, with every stage additionally receiving remixed music in your listening pleasure.
As for Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, it gathers collectively all three campaigns – Shovel of Hope, Plague of Shadows and Specter of Torment – into one full package deal. Shovel of Hope is the brand new identify for what was the unique Shovel Knight quest, with it receiving native co-op and Body Swap mode, which permits gamers to alter the genders of all the primary characters. New cheats have been added, in addition to 5 new Plague of Shadows challenges, giving veteran diggers a motive to run by means of each Shovel of Hope and Plague of Shadows once more.
There remains to be one new marketing campaign to be added, centred across the golden King Knight, together with Battle Mode which was beforehand unique to the 3DS model of Shovel Knight. As lengthy as you personal a duplicate of Treasure Trove, it’s best to obtain these additional modes after they launch someday within the close to future.
To replicate the addition of each Plague of Shadows and Specter of Torment, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove has obtained a slight worth enhance in comparison with the unique sport, now going for $24.99/£18.99 on Steam. If you wish to simply check out Specter Knight’s marketing campaign, Specter of Torment is out there as a standalone game for $9.99/£6.99.