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Hollow Knight: Silksong

Hollow Knight Silksong development update

Hollow Knight: Silksong fans will need to wait a bit longer for the game’s release.

On Twitter, Matthew Griffin – who’s handling marketing and publishing for the project – provided a brief update. He confirmed that the team was targeting the first half of 2023 for launch, “but development is still continuing.” He added: “We’re excited by how the game is shaping up, and it’s gotten quite big, so we want to take the time to make the game as good as we can.”

hollow knight silksong trailer 2022

Original: During the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022, Team Cherry debuted a new trailer for Hollow Knight: Silksong.

Hollow Knight: Silksong was revealed in 2019, and fans have been anxiously awaiting it since then. Other than the latest details that emerged from EDGE at the very end of 2020, but we haven’t had many status updates since then. 

Hollow Knight: Silksong

There’s no doubt that if you played the original Hollow Knight, you’ll be interested in Hollow Knight: Silksong. However, Team Cherry is hoping to grab new players as well.

The studio told EDGE this month that Silksong is intended to test players in a “comparable” way to the first game. At the same time, co-director Ari Gibson mentioned that the new title, with its own lore and characters, is intended to be “a perfect jumping on-point for new players.”

Gibson added:

Hollow Knight: Silksong

As promised, this month’s issue of EDGE has a big feature on Hollow Knight: Silksong. The magazine covered new gameplay details, shared insight from developer Team Cherry, and more.

Here’s a roundup of the notable tidbits:

It’s been almost two years since Hollow Knight: Silksong was announced. Status updates have been tough to come by, especially since E3 2019. Fortunately, the wait for new information is almost over.

EDGE has revealed that it has scored Hollow Knight: Silksong for its next issue. Aside from featuring the game on the cover, an in-depth feature is planned, with the magazine teasing its article as a “world exclusive”.

Details should emerge online within the next few days – stay tuned.


Team Cherry sent out a new riddle for fans to figure out on its official Discord server yesterday. It was quickly solved, and fans have uncovered a new character for Hollow Knight: Silksong. The image above gives us a first look at Seth.

We also have a brief gameplay clip:

Hollow Knight: Silksong fans have solved another one of Team Cherry’s puzzles for the game. Aside from the piece of art above, we also have uncovered information about the flea creatures that will be appearing.

Here’s the full overview:

It’s been awhile since the last Hollow Knight: Silksong status update, but a new character was revealed for the game this week.

Team Cherry, the game’s developer, left a riddle for the community to solve on Discord. Since the solution was “huntress”, there’s natural speculation that the character will go by this name.

Fans unlocked a .zip file which contained the following:

Fans are waiting patiently for Hollow Knight: Silksong, the follow-up to Team Cherry’s acclaimed action adventure game. There’s still no word on any sort of release date, but the studio did provide an update this week.

Team Cherry said in a blog post that as the game continues to expand, its “timelines have stretched a bit both to account for all that exciting new stuff and to tie up everything else.” New enemies and music tracks were also highlighted.

Here’s the full update from Team Cherry:

Team Cherry published a blog post today that goes into detail regarding the gameplay systems in Hollow Knight: Silksong. The studio also commented on the game’s release, stating that it will launch when it’s ready.

Here’s the full rundown from Team Cherry:

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