Forge your own path in Hollow Knight! An epic action adventure through a vast ruined kingdom of insects and heroes. Explore twisting caverns, battle tainted creatures and befriend bizarre bugs, all in a classic, hand-drawn 2D style.
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By Ѕtеам 250 April 30

“Hollow Knight is the 116th best Steam game of all time, with 95% positive reviews from 24,370 gamers!”

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April 19

Hollow Knight: Lifeblood has now launched for all Windows, Mac & Linux players!

Hollow Knight: Lifeblood is a free, automatic update for all players on all platforms! Descend into a kingdom refined, tweaked and optimised in this major Hollow Knight update.



Features:

  • A brand new boss with a new music track by Chris Larkin!
  • One boss has been seriously upgraded. A true challenge awaits!
  • Custom Map Markers are here! Cartographers rejoice!
  • Extras added to the Extras menu!
  • Numerous game balances and tweaks.
  • Now playable in Japanese.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • Additional sound effects and voices.
  • Optimisations and performance enhancements.

Hollow Knight: Lifeblood represents many months of under-the-hood improvements, and we’re far from over! Free Content Pack 3: Gods & Glory is also coming together as we speak, and is shaping up to be the largest pack yet! Lots more still to come!
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January 30

Hollow Knight: Gods & Glory Announced!

Click here to see the Gods & Glory Trailer!

It’s time for the huge reveal of Hollow Knight’s third free content pack – Hollow Knight: Gods & Glory.



This is the big one. Take your place amongst the Gods in an epic celebration of Hallownest’s Glory and the final chapter of the Knight’s journey.

Let’s jump right into the details:

New Character and Quest – The Godseeker arrives (and your romance options expand). Track down this disturbing yet alluring being, break her chains and aid her in an ancient duty.

New Boss Fights – Hallownest’s greatest warriors raise their blades. Prepare yourself for giant new boss fights against the ultimate foes. Each new battle intertwines with the Godseeker’s quest. No specifics on how that’ll happen, but it may not be as you expect!

New Game Mode – Hollow Knight receives a third game mode. This ones been long requested and is a classic for the genre. Complete the Gods & Glory story to unlock the new mode.

New Music – Christopher Larkin is going all out for Hollow Knight’s final free pack, with new soaring boss tracks and giant remixes of some beloved classics.

Glorify Charms – Prove yourself and uncover a whole new depth to your charm collection.

Of course, other surprises will be hiding about the place, but we can’t spoil all the fun!

Gods and Glory can be accessed at any point in your Hollow Knight journey. Prepare to ascend, Early 2018, free for all players!
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Reviews

“It's a deep dive into a dark place, and a brilliantly rich experience.”
9/10 – Game Informer

“Truly a masterpiece of gaming if there ever was one, and certainly art worthy of being in a museum.”
10/10 – Destructoid

“Best Platformer 2017 - The joy of Hollow Knight is the joy of discovery, always hard-earned, never handed to you.”
92/100 – PC Gamer

About This Game

Hollow Knight Expands with Free Content



Gods & Glory - Take your place amongst the Gods. New Characters and Quest. New Boss Fights. New Game Mode. Glorify Charms. Coming Soon.


Lifeblood - A Kingdom Upgraded! New Boss. Upgraded Bosses. Tweaks and Refinements across the whole game.


The Grimm Troupe - Light the Nightmare Lantern. Summon the Troupe. New Major Quest. New Boss Fights. New Charms. New Enemies. New Friends.


Hidden Dreams - Mighty new foes emerge! New Boss fights. New Upgrades. New Music.

Brave the Depths of a Forgotten Kingdom

Beneath the fading town of Dirtmouth sleeps an ancient, ruined kingdom. Many are drawn below the surface, searching for riches, or glory, or answers to old secrets.


Hollow Knight is a classically styled 2D action adventure across a vast interconnected world. Explore twisting caverns, ancient cities and deadly wastes; battle tainted creatures and befriend bizarre bugs; and solve ancient mysteries at the kingdom's heart.

Game Features

  • Classic side-scrolling action, with all the modern trimmings.
  • Tightly tuned 2D controls. Dodge, dash and slash your way through even the most deadly adversaries.
  • Explore a vast interconnected world of forgotten highways, overgrown wilds and ruined cities.
  • Forge your own path! The world of Hallownest is expansive and open. Choose which paths you take, which enemies you face and find your own way forward.
  • Evolve with powerful new skills and abilities! Gain spells, strength and speed. Leap to new heights on ethereal wings. Dash forward in a blazing flash. Blast foes with fiery Soul!
  • Equip Charms! Ancient relics that offer bizarre new powers and abilities. Choose your favourites and make your journey unique!
  • An enormous cast of cute and creepy characters all brought to life with traditional 2D frame-by-frame animation.
  • Over 130 enemies! 30 epic bosses! Face ferocious beasts and vanquish ancient knights on your quest through the kingdom. Track down every last twisted foe and add them to your Hunter's Journal!
  • Leap into minds with the Dream Nail. Uncover a whole other side to the characters you meet and the enemies you face.
  • Beautiful painted landscapes, with extravagant parallax, give a unique sense of depth to a side-on world.
  • Chart your journey with extensive mapping tools. Buy compasses, quills, maps and pins to enhance your understanding of Hollow Knight’s many twisting landscapes.
  • A haunting, intimate score accompanies the player on their journey, composed by Christopher Larkin. The score echoes the majesty and sadness of a civilisation brought to ruin.
  • Complete Hollow Knight to unlock Steel Soul Mode, the ultimate challenge!



An Evocative Hand-Crafted World

The world of Hollow Knight is brought to life in vivid, moody detail, its caverns alive with bizarre and terrifying creatures, each animated by hand in a traditional 2D style.


Every new area you’ll discover is beautifully unique and strange, teeming with new creatures and characters. Take in the sights and uncover new wonders hidden off of the beaten path.

If you like classic gameplay, cute but creepy characters, epic adventure and beautiful, gothic worlds, then Hollow Knight awaits!



System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E5200
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 9800GTX+ (1GB)
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 9 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 560
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 9 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.7 Lion
    • Processor: Intel Core i3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 470
    • Storage: 9 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.12 Sierra
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 570
    • Storage: 9 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E5200
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 9800GTX+ (1GB)
    • Storage: 9 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 560
    • Storage: 9 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended
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