Shovel Knight released back in June 2014 and garnered popular acclaim for its use of retro graphics, sound level design, and excellent boss battles. Now developers Yacht Club Games has confirmed they’ve reached 2 million sales.

This milestone took a combination of 26 months to earn. During that time 2 DLC expansions were released, and a third is on the way, along with a card game.

“We all did it! We’ve now sold 2 million copies of Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove. Whoah! We’re starting to think people might be enjoying this thing…. nuts! Just 18 months after its original debut, Shovel Knight surpassed one million copies sold total. Since then, the road to 2 million has been arduous but at the very end of February, an extensive 26 months later, we reached a colossal milestone! Thank you everyone for your unbelievable support! It is so inspiring that people still pick up, play, and fall in love with Shovel Knight for the first time every day.”

Shovel Knight is now available for Xbox One, PS4, PS3, PC, Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.

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