Hollow Knight’s Next Expansion Changing Name to Avoid Potential Legal Action

The upcoming Hollow Knight content pack formerly known as Hollow Knight: Gods & Glory is now officially Hollow Knight: Godmaster – this change is likely to avoid potential legal conflicts with another similarly named game.

Announced by developer Team Cherry, this fourth and final free content pack for Hollow Knight is still coming to Switch, Windows, Mac and Linux on August 23, and it will reportedly contain the exact same content that it was going to before the name change. To announce this, Team Cherry poked a bit of fun at the situation.

“So why the 11th hour change?” asked Team Cherry’s co-director William Pellen. “Well not only is the new name 100 times cooler, more distinct, more ‘Hollow Knight’, it also doesn’t conflict with the title of a certain mobile game, made by a very large, very powerful video game company! It’s a win win all-round! Now, let’s all take a moment to enjoy this stylish upgrade.”

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