Today on Twitter developer Warforward revealed that Shantae 5 is coming to PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and to Apple devices via their recently announced Apple Arcade service. Wayforward’s tweet reads:
The series stars Shantae, a half-genie that uses her hair to attack and can use her magic to change into various transformations to aid in her adventure. The metroidvainia title has gained a cult following since its first appearance on Game Boy Color. Before this game the most recent Shante release was 2016’s Half-Genie Hero which was crowdfunded through Kickstarter, and achieved over $800,000 in funding. As of yet there are no details known about the game outside of the platforms and the fact that the game is due out sometime later this year.