Shovel Knight: King of Cards is an additional campaign developed by Yacht Club Games, that will conclude the Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove series. Players take on the role of Knight King (previously a boss character) as he journeys to ascend to the throne.
Staying true to the traditional Shovel Knight theme, King of Cards is predominantly an 8-bit 2D side-scrolling platformer. However, unlike previous campaigns, it will also feature a brand new in-game card battling system.
Shovel Knight: King of Cards will contain the following features:
- 4 new worlds.
- Over 30 new courses.
- New attacks and abilities - such as "Bash attack" and "Spinning strike".
- New weapons and armor.
- Compete in the new card battling mode.
- New Game+ mode.
- Additional "Feats" and "Challenge Stages".
- New bosses to challenge.