During Shovel Knight's Kickstarter campaign, the developers Yacht Club Games exceeded the funds required for simply create the game and thus added stretch goals with plans to implement them after its launch. Additionally many extra features not originally planned were later implemented as time proceeded.

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  • Shovel Knight Game (Shovel Knight's campaign) - June 26th 2014
    • Achievements (Feats) added for all campaigns
    • New Game Plus added for all campaigns
    • Cheat Codes added for all campaigns
    • Exclusive 3DS version Streetpass functionality in the form of the Streetpass Arena for Shovel Knight's campain
    • Exclusive Wii U version Miiverse funcionality in the form of the Digger's Diary for all campaigns
  • Mac version - September 13th 2014
  • Linux version - October 9th 2014
  • Sony version - April 21st 2015
    • Exclusive Kratos boss battle for Shovel Knight's campaign
  • Xbox One version- April 29th 2015
    • Exclusive Battletoads boss battle for Shovel Knight's campaign
  • Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows (Plague Knight's campaign) - September 17th 2015
    • Challenge Mode added for all campaigns
    • Exclusive amiibo support through the Shovel Knight themed amiibo in the form of Custom Knight and Co-op Mode for the Nintendo versions of Shovel Knight's campaign as well as exclusive amiibo challenges in Challenge Mode
  • Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment (Specter Knight's campaign) - March 3rd, 2017 (Nintendo Switch) April 5th 2017 (Everywhere)
  • Co-op Mode being separated from the amiibo functionalities and added to all home console versions - April 5th 2017
    • Madame Meeber's amiibo funcionality added for the Nintendo versions of all campaings
  • Shovel Knight being upgraded to Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove - April 5th 2017
    • Shovel Knight's campaign rebranded as Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope
    • The Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment campaign is now purchasable as a standalone campaing separated from all the other campaigns content as an alternative to purchase Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
  • Battletoads's boss fight added to all Pc versions - October 5th 2017
  • Wii U version exclusive Digger's Diary no longer functional as Nintendo shutdown Miiverse - November 8th 2017
  • Shovel Knight: King of Cards (King Knight's campaign) - early 2018 (details unknown)
    • Further amiibo support for the Nintendo versions through the use of the Plague Knight, Specter Knight and King Knight themed amiibos for all campaings
  • Battle Mode - Pending

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