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

Pre-order or buy early to get the Day One Edition.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero ‘Ultimate Day One Edition’

PQube will release Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition both physically and digitally for PlayStation 4 and Switch in Europe on April 27, the company announced.

All launch and pre-order copies of the game will be the “Day One Edition,” which includes a 30-song Risky Beats soundtrack CD and 100-page artbook filled with unseen sketches of Shantae and company.

Here is an overview of the game, via PQube:

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.

In North America, XSEED Games will release Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition both physically and digitally for Switch this spring.

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