Shovel Knight gets a free expansion coming soon

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The award winning indie platformer Shovel Knight will be releasing a free expansion pack titled “Plague of Shadows.” The expansion will have you playing as a new main character called “Plague Knight” who is out to create the¬†Serum Supernus, the Ultimate Potion, to do this he will have to take on his former allies, the Knights of the Order of No Quarter.

Yacht Club Games stated on their website that the Free DLC will include a new playable character with a unique play style, new objectives, new enemies, new Alchemy system and new bosses.

The expansion is currently listed for a Q2 2015, you can see more information at Yacht Club Game’s official website, in the meantime you can check out the gallery below for the screenshots.