Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon, the first of two spin-off video games of the platform Shovel Knight, will be available starting December 13, 2021, on PS4, PC, and Nintendo Switch. The game will be offered at the recommended budget price of € 19.99, and Yacht Club Games has already confirmed post-launch support throughout 2022, with three DLCs currently in development.
In Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon, players will have to venture into the mysterious Pocket Dungeon to recover some relics and complete a “twists and turns” story. Steam describes the game as follows: “Venture with Shovel Knight into the depths of Pocket Dungeon in a never-before-seen mix of adventure, puzzle, and action! Together with your mysterious guide, Puzzle Knight, you will shovel your way through the enemies, and you will acquire new equipment and fight against new or known bosses. Explore a tale with endless twists, go on an adventure with your favorite heroes, and challenge a friend in frantic head-to-head competitions! “.
At launch will be available the adventure mode, the versus mode with which to challenge friends and many daily challenges to be completed to receive additional rewards. Yacht Club Games has not revealed information on the 3 DLCs in development, so at the moment, it is not clear what additions they will bring to the gameplay, nor if it is free or paid content.
In addition to Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon, Yacht Club Games is also working on a second spin-off in the series, Shovel Knight Dig recently postponed to 2022. The latter will also be available on Xbox.