Shovel Knight is coming to Switch, remodeling into Treasure Trove, and making it cheaper to leap platforms

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Shovel Knight simply retains getting stronger. There’s no stopping the little man.


There’s a stack of Shovel Knight information at the moment, so let’s attempt to knock all of it out in an simply understandable method.

First up, the unique Shovel Knight marketing campaign is getting a subtitle, Shovel of Hope. This makes it extra apparent that the launch marketing campaign stands alongside expansions Plague of Shadows and the upcoming Specter of Torment, in addition to future add-ons.

The purpose for that is that very quickly you’ll have the ability to purchase every of the three campaigns, in addition to a fourth marketing campaign and new mode coming someday this yr, as standalone titles. You received’t want to finish particular campaigns to unlock others, both.

This applies to Linux, Mac, PC, PS4, Xbox One – and ultimately Switch, too, as Yacht Club at the moment confirmed Shovel Knight is coming to Nintendo’s new . No point out of 3DS, Vita or Wii U; in an FAQ Yacht Club mentioned its objective is to make the standalone content material obtainable on the platforms you’re probably to be utilizing lately, in order that gamers who purchased in on older methods have an inexpensive option to improve.

Buying particular person campaigns will probably be cheaper than shopping for the entire sport, however in order for you all of them, you should purchase the brand new bundle title Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, which incorporates all present and deliberate campaigns and content material updates.

If you already personal Shovel Knight on any platform, your sport will probably be robotically transformed to a Treasure Trove copy, similar to when Plague of Shadows turned up as a free replace.

If you don’t but personal Shovel Knight however wish to, it’s in your pursuits to seize it now. Sometime in northern spring the value will go up, to replicate the rising worth of the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove bundle.

This is loads to soak up so hit up the Shovel Knight website and the FAQ linked above for extra particulars.

That’s the actually onerous stuff out of the best way, however there’s really extra Shovel Knight information to come back:

  • A brand new Body Swap Mode is coming to Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope, and can launch alongside Specter of Torment.
  • Local two participant co-op is coming to Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope on all platforms bar 3DS and Vita.
  • A King Knight marketing campaign is coming later in 2017.
  • Shovel Knight: Battle Mode is coming later in 2017 to all platforms bar 3DS and Vita, and will probably be obtainable standalone, just like the campaigns.
  • Yacht Club “vows” to start work on a non-Shovel Knight sport this yr.