About a week ago, WayForward revealed the details about the new Costume Mode coming to Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, which will mark the end of the game’s current plan for post-release DLC support. Now, we’ve known that an Ultimate Edition would be on the way, so it stood to reason that an announcement likely wouldn’t be too far behind the reveal of the new DLC, and WayForward has indeed deliver by revealing when we can expect Ultimate Edition to launch.

The game will be releasing on 8th May for $39.99, and will of course come on a physical game cartridge. The cartridge will include the Pirate Queen’s Quest, Friends Mode, and Costume Mode expansions, and the box will also contain a 30-song soundtrack CD, and a 100 page art book. Indeed, it sounds like the premier experience for fans of the game, and for those of you in Europe, the Ultimate Edition will be launching on 27th April.

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