Hollow Knight - Lifeblood Update and Switch Version

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Team Cherry, the developers behind the Metroidvania hit Hollow Knight, are working flat out on the Switch implementation of their game. In the course of programming the Switch Implementation there are also a number of improvements for the PC version of Hollow Knight.

Since today it is Lifeblood Update available as beta via Steam for the PC version. And instead of just publishing the performance improvements, the designers even donate new content.

The action game funded by Kickstarter already received 2 free expansions with new bosses, weapons, levels and much more. After the first expansion "Hidden dreams", The following"The Grimm Troupe" is with "Gods & Glory" additionally the third extension has already been announced.

Hollow Knight - Lifeblood Features

But until then, the version for the Nintendo Switch version and the "small" Lifeblood update await us first. This includes the following new features:

  • One boss has been seriously upgraded. A true challenge awaits!
  • A brand new boss with a new music track by Chris Larkin!
  • Map markers are here! Cartographers rejoice!
  • Extras added to the Extras menu!
  • Numerous game balances and tweaks (Heavy Blow is now good ... just kidding)
  • Various bug fixes
  • Additional sound effects and voices
  • Optimizations and performance enhancements

Translated:

  • A heavily reworked boss that is now a real challenge
  • A completely new boss with new music from Chris Larkin
  • Map markers are there.
  • Extras for the Extras menu
  • Balance improvements
  • Various bug fixes
  • Additional sound effects and voices
  • Performance optimizations and improvements

PC players can activate the update by right-clicking on Steam, Hollow Knight and selecting "Public-Beta" under Properties in the Beta tab. The download should then start immediately.

The detailed message from the developers can be found on the Hollow Knight Steam homepage, including advice and instructions to save your scores.

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