Rivals of Aether Gets New Shovel Knight DLC Character

Shovel Knight

Due out for the PC version in September.

In a collaboration between Dan Fornace LLC and Yacht Club Games, Shovel Knight has been adapted to compete against the other Rivals. The DLC also includes a new Troupple King stage inspired by Shovel Knight's game.

Originally released a year ago, the acclaimed Rivals of Aether, a spiritual successor to party fighting games like the Super Smash Bros. series, brought accessible fighting to audiences through an indie style, and now a familiar face will be joining the roster of original characters in the form of Shovel Knight.

When he knocks opponents around the battlefield, they'll drop gems which in turn power him up. By taunting, Shovel Knight can summon Chester and spend his treasure on upgrades. The honorable knight has made his appearance in many games and now he's headed to Rivals of Aether, check out the details below.

If you were a little disappointed that Shovel Knight is an Assist Trophy rather than a playable fighter in Super Smash Bros. According to today's update, a "Definitive Edition" featuring all the characters, more online features, and Abyss Mode customizations is coming to PC in 2019, and more platforms are also planned.

Rivals of Aether is now available for Windows PC and Xbox One.

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