Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition Launches April 27 in Europe

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition Launches April 27 in Europe

PQube and WayForward announced that PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch editions of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition are coming to European retailers on 27 April 2018. Furthermore, all pre-order and launch copies will be the Day One Edition, which comes bundled with the 30-song Risky Beats soundtrack CD, and a 100-page artbook filled with unseen sketches of Shantae and the gang.

Check out the Day-One Edition image of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, that showcases the Ultimate Edition features:

“Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition is the complete celebration of one of Shantae’s best-loved adventures. Bursting with digital bonus content, the Ultimate Edition contains the game itself, plus all former DLC extras including the Pirate Queen’s Quest story expansion, the Friends To The End story expansion, Hard Core Mode and the upcoming Costume Pack mode, which unleashes the Ninja Shantae, Beach Shantae and Officer Shantae challenge modes.

Additionally, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition also contains all former “Backer-Exclusive” content from the hugely successful 2013 Kickstarter campaign, enabling everybody access to the Tinkerbat Transformation and colour swaps. And, as a final treat for fans, the Ultimate Edition contains an exclusive blue swimsuit costume not available in any other edition.


Pulled one night from a peaceful sleep, Shantae makes her way from her home to follow after a mysterious voice that called out to her. Through the moonlit forest and an unknown trapdoor, Shantae finds herself in a mystical cavern where the voice tells her that a terrible threat is looming to destroy not only the Genie Realm, but Shantae’s own world as well. After vowing to find a way to keep both worlds safe, Shantae is overtaken by fatigue and slips back into sleep. In the light of day and unsure if what she was told was real or just a dream, Shantae goes to visit her Uncle in his workshop. But it seems that danger is lurking just around the corner…

Divided into five chapters, players will jump, explore, whip, and transform to save the world!”

For more information on Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Ultimate Edition, visit its official website.

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