Yacht Club Games had an amazing announcement for Shovel Knight fans with their reveal of Shovel Knight Showdown! A free update to Shovel Knight that will also be available as a standalone game, it takes the characters of the world of Shovel Knight to the arena, where they can settle their differences in an all-out brawl!
Shovel Knight Showdown Trailer:
Duel with up to 4 players and scramble after gems as your favorite heroic or villainous knight in Shovel Knight Showdown. All the classic Shovel Knight characters you know and love are playable, many for the first time ever! Gather your pals for endless multiplayer clashes, or take control of your favorite character and dig into Story Mode. Familiar controls, items, and mechanics return, making this a platform fighting game that anyone can jump into and try. Shovel Knight Showdown features local only multiplayer, and arrives as a free update to all existing versions of Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove on consoles and PC. It will not be available on portable platforms (3DS and Vita). It will also be made available as a standalone game!Yacht Club Games
An arena fight where up to four players see who comes out the victor using the characters of Shovel Knight? Yes, and very much thank you!
Shovel Knight Showdown will also offer specialized multiplayer clash party games and mechanics, while also letting you enjoy a rich story mode with a character of your choice.
Shovel Knight Showdown will be a free update to Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove for consoles and PC, with a plans to also make it a standalone game.