Hollow Knight's Lifeblood update is out, here's the changes

There's a new boss to beat!

Hollow Knight: Lifeblood, a free update to the excellent metroidvania title has released today.

The update has launched for Windows, Mac and Linux users and bring a number of refining tweaks to the game along with new content and modes.

The biggest addition comes in the form of a brand new boss, with one of the game’s original bosses also receiving a ‘serious’ upgrade. Other new additions include custom Map Markers, new options in the Extras menu and the option to play in Japanese. Here's the full list of updates from Team Cherry’s site:

  • A brand new boss with a new music track by Chris Larkin!
  • One boss has been seriously upgraded. A true challenge awaits!
  • Custom Map Markers are here! Cartographers rejoice!
  • Extras added to the Extras menu!
  • Numerous game balances and tweaks
  • Now playable in Japanese
  • Various bug fixes
  • Additional sound effects and voices
  • Optimisations and performance enhancements

The update should arrive automatically for players who purchased the game on Steam of Good Old Games.

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