Yesterday, Team Cherry and Skybound Games announced they were no longer releasing a physical version of Hollow Knight for Nintendo Switch.
Today we’ve received an update from Team Cherry. In the update, the studio explained that making a physical version of the game, even with Skybound’s help, proved to be too much work for the 3 people team to handle.
Despite the setback, Team Cherry promises to look into “other ways” of releasing the physical version, though it will likely be in smaller quantities. Perhaps they could be looking into working with Limited Run Games or Super Rare Games instead.
Just a short one today Gang,
We’re regretfully announcing the cancellation of physical copies of Hollow Knight and our partnership with Skybound Games.
As a team of 3 people still in intensive production of Hollow Knight, taking the game into the retail space (even with the extensive assistance of Skybound) proved more work than we could reasonably manage.
In future we will investigate other ways to deliver physical versions of Hollow Knight, though likely that will be in smaller quantities.
We’d like to thank Skybound for the amazing opportunity they provided, and for their professionalism and enthusiasm the whole way.
What do you think?