FAQs for Hollow Knight  will be covered on this page, these are a collection of frequently asked questions about Hollow Knight.


Hollow Knight FAQ


What Platforms Will Hollow Knight Be Available On?

  • Hollow Knight will be available on PC (Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.


What Is Hollow Knight's Release Date?

  • Hollow Knight was first announced on November 2014 for Microsoft Windows and was released on February 24, 2017. It was then announced for Mac OS and Linux on March 28, 2017, and was released on April 11, 2017. Hollow Knight was then ported to the Nintendo Switch and it was released on June 12, 2018. Finally, the game made its way to consoles for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 25, 2018, along with its revamped content the Voidheart Edition.


What Are The Specification Requirements For PC Users?

  • Listed below are the minimum and recommended specifications needed for PC (Microsoft Windows) users.


Windows Minimum Specs:

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E5200
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 9800GTX+ (1GB)
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 9 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended

Windows Recommended Specs:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 560
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 9 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended


  • You may also check out the other requirements for Mac OS and Linux by clicking here.


What Is The Difference Between The Base Game and Voidheart Edition?

  • Hollow Knight was initially released as a standalone game and eventually added four additional chapters. Later, the game was announced to be ported to consoles and was revamped to the Voidheart Edition in a patch: - where the base game was added, a new menu theme was added along with the four additional chapters. The Voidhear Edition is available for 14.99 USD digitally.

  • You may visit our Patch Notes content for an overview of the changes made by the developers, as well as our DLC content.

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