Shovel Knight: King of Cards Announced

The final expansion for Shovel Knight has been announced.

Titled simply King of Cards, the expansion is launching in early 2018. It follows King Knight as he ascends to the throne. Also included is a new card game that you can play with NPCs throughout the world.

Yacht Club Games describes the expansion and its features:

Shovel Knight: King of Cards is the final campaign in the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove saga, and it’s bigger and grander than ever! Step into the regal shoes of King Knight, the Gilded Goon himself, as you shoulder bash and spin jump through all those who would oppose your reign! Travel through 4 new worlds and more than 30 all new courses, all on a journey to best the “Three Kings” who lord over the land.  Discover what it takes to become a true monarch, meet a friend or two, and amass a King’s ransom in items and loot! Refined platforming, exquisite visuals, story with heart, action-packed courses, glorious new bosses and more await in Shovel Knight: King of Cards!

King of Cards will launch for PS4, PS3, Vita, Xbox One, Wii U, 3DS, PC, Amazon Fire TV, and Switch.

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