Shantae: Half-Genie Hero’s Pirate Queen’s Quest Releases on August 29

WayForward has announced that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero‘s Pirate Queen’s Quest DLC, which puts players in Risky’s boots, will release on Tuesday, August 29. While its price has yet to be confirmed, the content is free for Kickstarter backers.

You can check out a previously released teaser above, and an official description below.

Just as Shantae and her inventor Uncle put the finishing touches on the powerful new Dynamo, the bodacious buccaneer Risky Boots shows up to steal it!

Playing the role of the evil pirate, it’s your job to find the FIVE COMPONENTS you’ll need to upgrade the Dynamo and bend Sequin Land to your will! Pillage, loot, and plunder your way to the ultimate showdown against the Half-Genie runt and win the day for pirates everywhere!

• Take on any world in any order!

• Slice your foes to ribbons with Risky’s Scimitar, or blast away with her Pistol!

• Master Pirate Gear like the Bomb Shot, Grappling Hook, Hat Glide, Cannon Jump, and more!

• Deploy Tinkerbat crewmen to turn the tide of battle!

• Collect Cursed Magic to customize Risky’s abilities any way you like!

• Brand new enemies, puzzles, and storyline!

WayForward is now working on the game’s Friends Mode DLC, details for which will be shared soon.

[Source: WayForward (Twitter)]