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Hollow Knight: Silksong Delayed Beyond First Half of 2023

Hollow Knight: Silksong Delayed Beyond First Half of 2023 - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 09 May 2023 / 2,111 Views

Team Cherry marketing and publishing representative Matthew Griffin announced Hollow Knight: Silksong has been delayed beyond the planned "first half of 2023" release window.

"We had planned to release in the 1st half of 2023, but development is still continuing," said Griffin. "We're excited by how the game is shaping up, and it's gotten quite big, so we want to take the time to make the game as good as we can. Expect more details from us once we get closer to release."

Hollow Knight: Silksong will be available on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC via SteamGOG, and Humble Store, and Xbox Game Pass.

Read details on the game below:

As Hornet, princess-protector of Hallownest, adventure through a whole new kingdom ruled by silk and song. Captured and brought to this unfamiliar land, Hornet must battle foes and solve mysteries as she ascends on a deadly pilgrimage to the kingdom’s peak.

Hollow Knight: Silksong is the epic sequel to Hollow Knight, the award winning action-adventure of bugs and heroes. As the lethal hunter Hornet, journey to all-new lands, discover new powers, battle vast hordes of bugs and beasts and uncover ancient secrets tied to your nature and your past.

Key Features:

  • Discover a whole new kingdom! Explore coral forests, mossy grottos, gilded cities and misted moors as you ascend to the shining citadel at the top of the world.
  • Engage in lethal acrobatic action! Wield a whole new suite of nimble moves as you dance between foes in deadly, beautiful combat.
  • Craft powerful tools! Master an ever-expanding arsenal of weapons, traps, and mechanisms to confound your enemies and explore new heights.
  • Solve shocking quests! Hunt down rare beasts, unearth ancient mysteries and search for lost treasures to fulfill the wishes of the downtrodden and restore the kingdom’s hope. Prepare for the unexpected!
  • Face over 150 all-new foes! Beasts and hunters, assassins and kings, monsters and knights – you must defeat them all with bravery and skill!
  • Experience a stunning orchestral score! Hollow Knight’s award-winning composer, Christopher Larkin, returns to bring melancholy melodies, symphonic strings and heart-thumping, soul strumming boss themes to the adventure.
  • Challenge Silk Soul mode! Once you conquer the game, test your skills in an all-new mode that spins the game into a unique, challenging experience.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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8 Comments
Mr.GameCrazy (on 10 May 2023)

Take all the time you need, Team Cherry! I look forward to playing Silksong when it comes out!

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Kakadu18 (on 10 May 2023)

It will be so much bigger than the first game.

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pikashoe Kakadu18 (on 11 May 2023)

I don't really think it needs to be bigger than the first. That was already a huge game anything bigger might border on being to large

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tslog (on 10 May 2023)
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