[Press Release] Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Friends to the End DLC Launches December 12th for Most Platforms

Good news everyone, we no longer have to wait for news of Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s Friends to the End DLC as it is out this December 12th and it will only cost $7.99 US dollars. The official announcement can be seen here:


Valencia, Calif. – 12/6/2017— WayForward is pleased to announce Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Friends to the End!:


Name: Shantae: Friends to the End

Publisher/Developer: WayForward, XSEED

Release Date: Available 12/12/2017 (EU Wii U version will arrive on the following week)

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Wii U, PS4, PSVita, Xbox One, and Steam

Players: Single Player

Price: $7.99 USD


Experience the final piece of the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero storyline as Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops!



When Shantae falls prey to dark magic, it’s up to Shantae’s BFFs Sky, Bolo, and Rottytops to save her from a Nightmare Realm of her own imagining! Conquer remixed locales (and new challenge levels) using Bolo’s grapple claw, Sky’s egg-toss, and Rottytops’ brain-munching to beat bad guys, solve all-new puzzles, and rescue the half-genie hero. It’s all possible with the power of friendship!



  • Enter the Nightmare Realm and experience the final piece of the Shantae story!
  • Solve puzzles and battle enemies by swapping freely between Sky, Bolo, or Rottytops!
  • Glide, toss eggs, and hatch helpful bird buddies as Sky!
  • Grapple and swing through the air as Bolo!
  • Fling your head and eat brains to regenerate health as Rottytops!
  • Level up! Collect Gems to increase each heroes’ potential!
  • Unlock different endings by recovering lost Dream Squids.
  • Enjoy fan-favorite musical selections from Shantae’s past, included with this mode!


Additional Notes:

  • Future DLC “Ninja, Beach and Officer will arrive in early 2018, and do not continue the current storyline.
  • Paid DLC content will be included in 2018’s Ultimate Edition This product was crowd-funded by fans that generously backed multiple tiers of bonus content, including this expanded content!


Thank you to all of our Backers!


Source: WayForward PR


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