Fans of the critically acclaimed game “Hollow Knight” were eagerly anticipating the release of its sequel, “Hollow Knight: Silksong,” but it seems they will have to wait a bit longer. The game’s developer, Team Cherry, has announced that the release of “Hollow Knight: Silksong” has been delayed.
Originally announced in February 2019, the game was initially slated for a 2020 release. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other factors, the release was pushed back. In a recent update, the developers stated that they still need more time to polish the game and make it the best it can be.
“Hollow Knight: Silksong” is an action-adventure game that puts players in the role of Hornet, a character from the first game. The game takes place in a new setting, the kingdom of Pharloom, and promises to introduce new gameplay mechanics, enemies, and challenges.
The first game, “Hollow Knight,” was released in 2017 and quickly became a fan favorite. Its stunning visuals, haunting soundtrack, and challenging gameplay made it one of the most popular indie games of the year. Fans have been eagerly awaiting the sequel ever since it was announced.
The delay of “Hollow Knight: Silksong” is disappointing news for fans, but it’s not entirely unexpected. Many games have been delayed in recent years due to various factors, and the ongoing pandemic has made development even more challenging. However, it’s clear that Team Cherry wants to deliver a game that lives up to the expectations of its fans.
Despite the delay, there’s no doubt that “Hollow Knight: Silksong” will be worth the wait. With its stunning visuals, haunting soundtrack, and challenging gameplay, it’s sure to be another hit for the talented team at Team Cherry. In the meantime, fans will have to content themselves with replaying the first game and eagerly anticipating the sequel’s eventual release.