Team Cherry to Release Full Sequel to Original Hollow Knight: Here’s What We Know About Hollow Knight: Silksong
The original Hollow Knight took the gaming world by storm when it was released in 2017, quickly becoming a favorite in the Metroidvania genre. The hand-drawn art style, tight controls, and captivating story made it an instant hit among players and critics alike. As if that wasn’t enough, the team behind the game, Team Cherry, continued to expand the world of Hollow Knight with four DLCs, adding new enemies, bosses, and game modes. However, what was initially planned as just another DLC evolved into a full sequel, Hollow Knight: Silksong.
Release Date Speculation
Despite leaks and speculations, there is still no official word on the release date for Hollow Knight: Silksong. The game was first announced in February 2019, but with no specific release date in sight, fans are eagerly hoping for a 2024 launch.
Hollow Knight: Silksong is officially announced for Nintendo Switch and PC, with a day one addition to Xbox Game Pass. While it may initially be exclusive to these platforms, the success of the original game on various consoles suggests that a staggered release may be possible.
Hollow Knight: Silksong Trailers
The reveal trailer for Hollow Knight: Silksong showcased the stunning animation and gameplay that players loved in the first game. The trailer focused on the new playable character, Hornet, and introduced the new kingdom of Pharloom, setting the stage for a new adventure in a different world.
Hollow Knight: Silksong Gameplay
Hollow Knight: Silksong retains the beloved Metroidvania gameplay of its predecessor but introduces a new playable character, Hornet, with her own set of abilities and weapons. The game promises a more expansive world to explore, complete with quests, NPCs, and new combat options. Hornet’s ability to speak and the addition of a crafting system are just some of the new features players can look forward to.
Hollow Knight: Silksong Preorder
While preorders are not yet available, those who backed the original Kickstarter campaign for Hollow Knight will receive Silksong for free, in keeping with Team Cherry’s promise. Once preorder information is made available, including pricing, fans can look forward to securing their copy of Hollow Knight: Silksong.