UPDATE: In a comment on the official Yacht Club blog post, one of the developers stated that fans should “stay tuned for Shovel Knight amiibo news on Switch!” Hopefully we’ll hear more soon.


Yacht Club Games has just announced that Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment are coming to the Nintendo Switch. Treasure Trove isn’t a new game, but rather a rebranding of the original Shovel Knight adventure.

Players will also be able to purchase each Shovel Knight campaign separately when it launches on the Switch later this year.

Yacht Club Games has also revealed that Shovel Knight’s co-op mode will be making its way to PS4, Xbox One, PC and the Nintendo Switch.

Finally!! After many requests! Grab a friend and rejoice! Local two player co-op in Shovel Knight’s campaign is coming as a free update to all console and PC platforms (3DS/Vita not included). amiibo not required!

A Body Swap Mode has also been announced that will allow people to play as reskinned versions of their favorite characters. 

Body Swap Mode is complete and will be included for Shovel Knight’s campaign!! Get ready for sprites and illustrations of all-new designs for body-swapped versions of the main characters as the release draws closer. To get you primed, here’s your first look at body-swapped Shovel Knight and Shield Knight!!

You can check out all the details over at the Yacht Club Games official blog. 

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