Shovel Knight Sells More Than 700k Copies, Retail Version Announced For PS4, XBO, Wii U and 3DS

Shovel Knight is the critically acclaimed game from indie developer Yatcht Club Games. In a recent post on their website, the developers have announced that the game has now sold more than 700 thousand copies across all of its platforms and to celebrate this news, the developers are releasing a retail version of the game for as low as $19.99.

The retail version of the game will come with the full Shovel Knight experience as well as the first major content update called “Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows”. In addition to this, the following content updates are planned for the game in the future.

  • Specter Knight’s Campaign – A full campaign starring the shadowy scythe spinner!
  • King Knight’s Campaign – A crazy campaign with the gilded goob himself!
  • Battle Mode – Duel with up to 4 players as your favorite heroic or villainous knight!
  • Body Swap Mode – Did you ever wish Shovel Knight was a lady, or Shield Knight was a dude? Well, now you’ll be able to change them all around, along with the rest of the cast!

The retail version is currently announced for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Wii u and Nintendo 3DS. It will be out on October 13th and will cost $19.99. Check out its boxart below.

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