One of the most anticipated video games of 2024 just hit this store and everyone thought it was an April Fool's joke

Game news One of the most anticipated video games of 2024 just hit this store and everyone thought it was an April Fool's joke

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One of the most anticipated games just got a special page on one of the many online stores and players are not sure how to react. While some claim its release is imminent, others are convinced it's an April Fool's joke. We take stock.

To say that Hollow Knight fans are anticipating its sequel is an understatement. Since its announcement 5 years ago, Hollow Knight: Silksong releases passions, players sometimes speculate about its release date or even its release. However, this April 1st, a spark just threw everything into question: the title got a dedicated page on the Xbox Store.

The game gives its (small) news

It is with absolute discretion that Hollow Knight: Silksong it has been assigned a page on the Microsoft Store, which does not indicate a release date or additional information. The page appeared on April 1stsome players claim this is yet another injustice on Team Cherry's part. However, nothing suggests a hoax. Xbox senior content planner Nick Zuclich also posted a special post on his X (formerly Twitter) account.

Originally announced as DLC, the project silk song it quickly became too big, even to the point of being reviewed as a game in its own right. However, since its announcement on February 14, 2019, developers Team Cherry no information was leaked, leaving fans completely confused. Having become a meme in the community, the title takes on an almost mystical status, allowing players to assume a potential release announcement during any video game event.

Closer than you think?

If no really tangible information emerges from all of this, some players are still pointing fingers ESRB rating of the title, indicating that the game should probably be playable already to get a rating from the entertainment software rating board. However, according to the latter's website, ESRB reviewers do not “necessarily play games during the rating process, for a variety of reasons,” relying more on information provided by developers.

One of the most anticipated video games of 2024 just hit this store and everyone thought it was an April Fool's joke

It was originally scheduled for the first half of 2023, silk song has been postponed indefinitely. Team Cherry, through marketing director Matthew Griffin, said in May of that year that they were “thrilled with the way the game is shaping up”, clarifying that they wanted to “take the time to make it as good as possible”. After a wildly popular first work (90/100 score on Metacritic), Hollow Knight: Silksong continues to one of the most anticipated games of 2024. This new Microsoft online store page is already present on eShop and PSN the new step towards an upcoming release.

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