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Aug 30, 2022

At long last, Shovel Knight Dig releases onto PC, Switch, and Apple Arcade in late September

From Press Release:

August 30th, 2022 (Los Angeles, Calif) – The next epic platformer in the Shovel Knight saga is finally on the horizon! After 4 years of development, pixel-perfectionists Yacht Club Games and Nitrome are proud to announce that their ambitious co-developed title, Shovel Knight Dig, will be coming to Nintendo Switch, Apple Arcade, and Steam on September 23rd, 2022.

The release date announcement was paired with a comical Live-Action skit by YouTubers, Jirard Khalil (The Completionist) and Arin Hanson (Game Grumps). The full trailer can be viewed on the Yacht Club Games YouTube channel here.


  • Nintendo Switch: $24.99 

  • Steam: $24.99 – Steam will have a 10% off & free soundtrack promotion at launch

  • Apple Arcade: Free via Apple Arcade Subscription

Game Description: When Drill Knight and his dastardly digging crew blast apart Shovel Knight’s peaceful campsite and steal his loot, he grabs his trusty Shovel Blade and starts tunneling after them! But as he and Shield Knight soon discover, this adventure goes much deeper than a simple heist…

Meet new friends and foes, visit strange lands, and outfit yourself in your quest to keep the entire land from collapsing underfoot! Jump, slash, and dig your way down an ever-changing chasm of mystery in Shovel Knight Dig, an all-new Shovel Knight adventure!

The Yacht Club Games crew is accepting interviews for our upcoming title, Shovel Knight Dig. If you are interested in conducting one, please reach out to!

About Yacht Club Games

Yacht Club Games is an independent game studio committed to creating fun and challenging titles that tug at your heartstrings and delight you with levity and charm. In recent years, the team has expanded their flagship series, Shovel Knight, by co-developing innovative new titles like Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon, as well as the upcoming platforming adventure, Shovel Knight Dig! In 2022, the team produced another Kickstarter hit, Mina the Hollower, a bone-chilling love letter to handheld gaming. They are also known for publishing Mechanical Head Games’ ninja-action adventure, Cyber Shadow. Founded in 2013, Yacht Club Games’ headquarters is located in Los Angeles, California.

About Nitrome Limited

Nitrome Limited is an award-winning indie game developer based in London, UK. They are best known for their top tier pixel art skills and creative ideas! Founded in 2004, the team has developed over 150+ games developed under multiple platforms including: Browser, Mobile, Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Steam. Their vast catalogue of games include hits such as: Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage, Leap Day, Magic Touch, and Bomb Chicken!