After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero will release digitally for Xbox One, PS4, PSV, PC via Steam and Wii U, December 20th, 2016, WayForward Technologies has announced.
With over 18,000 backers and $776,084 raised of a possible $400,000 through its crowdfunding campaign, WayForward (Ducktales Remastered, Adventure Time) announced the news via its Kickstarter page today with confirmed release dates for PC via Steam and all major consoles.
WayForward Technologies first announced Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, the fourth game in the popular platforming series in early September 2013, with the game being the first iteration in the series developed specifically for home consoles.
Additionally, backers of the game will begin to receive their digital copies of the game next week.
In Shantae: Half-Genie Hero players take control of Shantae, a half-genie with the ability to use her hair as a whip whilst also being able to transform into a variety of different creatures, such as a monkey that can climb walls.
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero releases for PC via Steam, Xbox One, PS4, PSV on December 20th, with a Wii U version expected to launch on the same day.