Yacht Club Games is getting set for another big release for their popular game Shovel Knight, the studio recently announced that they are getting set to release a physical version of Shovel Knight across most platforms. This news follows a leak earlier this year that saw the potential physical release shown by Best Buy, months later this has been proven true.
For the North American release, the game is set to arrive on October 13th. European’s can look forward to the arrival on October 16th. The physical version of the game will be relatively cheap setting buyers back $19.99.
Yacht Club Games will be handling publishing of the physical release themselves, while they have also partnered with U&I Entertainment a distributor who will get the game to stores.
Here is an overview of what is included with the physical release:
The physical version of Shovel Knight contains everything we’ve released so far. First, there is the original Shovel Knight campaign with all the content you know and love! Also included is Shovel Knight’s first content update: Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows. Finally, there’s a full-featured Challenge mode with more than 50 crazy challenge levels to explore!
Of course, like the digital version, every boxed version will also receive FREE future updates as they become available:
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! (Wii U/PS4/XB1/PC exclusive)
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!
Oh, and one more thing: every boxed copy of Shovel Knight will include a lavish instruction booklet similar to the Kickstarter reward. No 2-page inserts here! You deserve a full manual, to hold in your hot little shaking hands and pore over as you wait to get home!