Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows set to release on September 17

Alright gang, you’ve read about it, heard about it, dreamt about it and if you were lucky you even were able to play it at several events. But now, the time is nigh as Yacht Club Games has announced that the expansion. Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows, is set to release on September 17, 2015. That’s right, this time around you’ll play as Plaque Knight, the very same villain who you battled against in the original Shovel Knight game.

Grab your potions and don your mask, it’s time to play as Plague Knight! Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows is a free update is primed to appear on all existing platforms and regions on September 17th, 2015!! Whether you’re on your favorite system or trying the game in a new way, we hope you enjoy this free update featuring an all new alchemical adventure and Challenge Mode!

Haven’t finished the original adventure yet? Hurry and brush up on your skills!! There’s still time to defeat The Enchantress!

Study Up On Plague of Shadows Now!
Can’t wait for next Thursday? We’ve pulled back the curtain on some of Plague Knight’s mechanics, mobility, and more! It’s not too late to get up to date with these veritable tomes of scientific study. Ergh, the excitement is palpable!

Plague of Shadows Instruction Manual
Plague of Shadows Mobility Design
Plague of Shadows Mobility Tips and Tricks
Plague of Shadows Press Kit

And watch that fantastic trailer one more time! What are those spinny things? Who is that horse guy? What magic is this!?

Don’t forget, you’ll need to clear the game as Shovel Knight to take on Plague Knight’s adventure and Challenge Mode! If you’ve lost your save progress or switched to a new platform… well we’ll share a special code to unlock Plague Knight right from the get-go too!

We hope you enjoy the new campaign!

The last time our friends released a game, we had the chance to get in a fun yet interesting interview with them and we’ll see about following up on that, a year later as it would seem. 
Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows releases for 3DS, Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Vita, Wii U and Xbox One.

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Keith Mitchell
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Keith Mitchell is the Founder and Editor in Chief of The Outerhaven. A grizzled IT professional during the day, but a passionate lover of video games after his 9-5 grid. Loves playing the Dark Souls series and has been gaming since he was 6 years old. Available for podcasts upon request.