Hollow Knight is getting a really stunning sequel known as Hollow Knight: Silksong. According to Hollow Knight developer Team Cherry, Silksong initially started as DLC for Hollow Knight. However, as improvement progressed, the workforce discovered that that they had sufficient distinctive materials to justify a completely new journey that may deal with beloved Hollow Knight character, Hornet.
“Hidden behind the scenes, Hornet’s gigantic adventure has been growing (and growing and growing!) for well over a year now,” says Team Cherry through a current weblog put up. “Almost from the very start, Hornet’s adventure was intended to take place in a new land, but as we dove in, it quickly became too large and too unique to stay a DLC, as initially planned. We do know that makes the wait a little longer, but we think the final, fresh world you’ll get to explore is worth it.”
This new journey won’t solely flip Hornet into the star of the present however will make the most of the character’s “nimble moves” as Hornet embarks upon a collection of “shocking quests.” The sport’s first trailer means that the essential artwork design and Dark Souls-like gameplay ideas of the unique will return on this sequel, nevertheless it’s simple to see why the workforce feels justified calling this a completely new sport.
After all, Silksong includes a model new kingdom to discover, all new bosses, a brand new story, new companions, new cities, and all the new belongings you would count on from a correct sequel to a success sport. If this had been a DLC, it will have been a completely huge sport.
What’s much more stunning is that Kickstarter backers of the unique Hollow Knight will obtain the sport totally free. That’s fairly the beneficiant incentive contemplating the dimensions of this new title and the truth that Hollow Knight is widespread sufficient to certainly justify these followers buying it anyway. In any case, it reminds you that there are some Kickstarter tasks on the market that really give and provides to their backers quite than take and take.
Hollow Knight: Silksong doesn’t at present have a launch date, however it will likely be obtainable for NintendoSwitch and PC with Xbox One and PS4 variations presumably coming sooner or later.
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