Shantae and Shovel Knight Character DLC Coming to Blaster Master Zero


The Blaster Master Zero family just got bigger in version 1.3! At Anime Expo 2017, we revealed that indie game legends Shantae and Shovel Knight are coming to Blaster Master Zero as fully playable DLC characters. Let’s have a look at what’s in store with these epic new additions to the subterranean adventure!

Free Download Timeframes

EX Character: Shantae – 7/6/2017~7/19/2017
EX Character: Shovel Knight – 8/3/2017~8/16/2017

*After their free download period has ended, characters will become paid DLC.

EX Character – Shantae


The 1/2 hero star of the ‘Shantae’ series joins the underground adventure as a playable character! Fascinate the mutant hordes with the power of magic and fancy dances!

Release Date: July 6, 2017
Price: $1.99 (following her free download promotion)





EX Character – Shovel Knight


The master of the Shovel Blade joins the underground adventure as a playable character! Steel thy shovel and dig your way through the depths of the planet!

Release Date: August 3, 2017
Price: $1.99 (following his free download promotion)





We are so incredibly excited to have these superstars of the indie game world in Blaster Master Zero, and we hope you thoroughly enjoy them! Stay tuned for more Blaster Master Zero info in the coming weeks and months because, rest assured, we are by no means done with this game! Check out Shantae and Shovel Knight in action in the trailer below and on the official website!