Join the ranks of the Spiral Knights. Stranded on an alien world, you must explore the ever-changing Clockworks beneath its surface.
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Release Date:
Jun 14, 2011

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March 19

A Spring Equinox

Hail, knights!

As it happens every year, the cosmos has briefly moved into balance. The Strangers are celebrating with their traditional biannual celestially-themed offerings in the Spring Equinox Prize Box, available to you through March 29th, 2018:

  • Celestial Orbitgun
  • Celestial Shield
  • Orbit Aura
  • Celestial Nav Helm and Suit
  • Galactic Guardian Helm and Vest
  • Solar and Cosmic Plasma Wings
  • Celestial Dragon/Valkyrie Wings
  • Celestial Accessories
  • Unique Variant Tickets

For the full rundown on the Equinox Prize Box, check here.

Keep an eye out for Nonna near the Haven fountain! It’s time to adopt a buddy who always has your back (or front).
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February 16

Running Wild With Tortodrones


Today we have a small patch fix, the Tortodrone Migration, and a celebration of the Year of the Dog.

Patch fix:
  • Fix the explosions caused by Violent Heart Attack to scale with depth
  • Added a new icon for auras that utilize a footstep effect
  • Emote / talking animations now play in the ready room
  • Various behind the scenes improvements

The pack here at spiral HQ are happy to ring in the Chinese New Year with a howl. We’ve doggedly pursued Wolvers from across Cradle to help us celebrate, but they were more interested in trying to bite us.

This year we’re celebrating with a pupdate full of pawsh hound inspired gear. These fetching new items accessories are sure to help keep you warm - Just watch out for fleas. Show foes what you think of them while wearing a doggie tail. This accessory has curious animations that change depending on your mood. Retrieve a Running Wild Boxes now before they scamper away after March 21st.

The Running Wild contains items such as:
  • Wild Aura (footstep aura)
  • Alpha Claw Gauntlet
  • Love Puppy (Seraphynx Sprite)
  • Doggie Tails - New animation
  • Wolver Masks
  • Alpha Vertical Vents
  • Treat Pouches
  • Wild Bone Pendants
  • Various other tawny accessories

More information on the Running Wild Box and its contents may be found here. It’s wild out there, be sure to keep close to your pack.

Spiral HQ calls upon you to once again assist the Tortodrones on their Long Migration. Take up arms to defend these creatures, and explore the Clockworks to gather fiendish glyphs.

Be sure to collect Ancient Shell materials from the Ancient Grove to craft 3*, 4* and 5* Tortodrone handguns and shields at the Mysterious Alchemy Machine!

The Spiral HQ intel forecasting interns predicts the Tortodrone migration will continue through February 25, 2018. We’re counting on you to protect the magnificent Tortodrones!
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About This Game

Band together and fight to the Core!
Spiral Knights is a cooperative adventure in a persistent world with a focus on instant, fast-paced action. Arm yourself and join the ranks of the Spiral Knights; stranded on an alien world, they must explore the ever-changing Clockworks beneath its surface in hopes of reaching its mysterious Core.

Key Features

Co-operative Exploration
  • The Clockworks offer challenges that are best tackled with friends.
  • Fight monsters, solve puzzles and discover treasures together!
Instant Action
  • Go from login to a multiplayer adventure in less than a minute.
Ever-changing World
  • The Clockworks cycle levels to explore in real time. Every moment of every day changes the world.
Create an Arsenal
  • There are hundreds of unique weapons and gear to discover and alchemize.
Form Powerful Guilds
  • Guild alliances allow greater influence over the world. Amass powerful minerals to transform the Clockworks!
Free to Play!
  • Spiral Knights is free to play, no subscription is required to enjoy everything the game has to offer.

Special Offer:

  • Team Fortress 2 "The Spiral Sallet" Hat
    Receive a free Spiral Knights-themed Team Fortress 2 hat by unlocking an achievement in Spiral Knights!
    To receive the free TF2 hat, players must reach the first Clockwork Terminal from any gate in the Haven Arcade and unlock the 'Mission Accomplished' achievement. (Players who've already unlocked it will also receive the hat.)

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista or 7
    • Processor: 1.3ghz processor
    • Memory: 512MB for Windows XP or 1GB for Windows Vista/7
    • Graphics: 64MB Video Memory. GeForce 5 series, ATI Radeon 8500. Latest video driver.
    • Display: 1024x600
    • DirectX®:
    • Hard Drive: 700MB
    • Java: Version 1.6
    • OS: OS X version Snow Leopard 10.6.3 or later.
    • Processor: 1.3ghz processor
    • Memory: 1GB
    • Graphics: 64MB Video Memory. GeForce 5 series, ATI 8500. Latest video driver.
    • Display: 1024x600
    • Hard Drive: 700MB
    • Java: Version 1.6
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