Yacht Club Games has announced that a free update for Shovel Knight, called Plague of Shadows, will be released on September 17th for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, 3DS, and PC. Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows allows players to play as Plague Knight, a villainous master of alchemy with his own unique quest.
Plague Knight is trying to concoct the Serum Supernus but to obtain these ingredients he must take them from his former allies from the Order of No Quarter. Plague Knight must take down his foes with various explosives, navigate with bomb jumps, and more to make his way through the game. Check out a trailer showing off more of the free content below.