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Ori and the Will of the Wisps: Collector's Edition goes up for preorder

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Ori (Image credit: Xbox Game Studios)

Ori and the Will of the Wisps at the Game Awards

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What you need to know

  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps is an action platformer coming to Xbox One and PC in March 2020.
  • The game will be part of Xbox Game Pass at launch.
  • The title runs at 4K resolution on Xbox One X and has an amazing collector's edition.
  • You can preorder it for $50 on Amazon (opens in new tab).

A few months ago, many gamers woke up to a pleasant surprise. Ori and the Will of the Wisps, the sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest, was available for digital preorder on the Microsoft Store. The game costs just $30 and is launching on March 11 this year.

Preorder now and get ready to embark on an all-new adventure to unravel Ori's true destiny. Play with Xbox Game Pass on March 11, 2020. From the creators of Ori and the Blind Forest — the acclaimed adventure game with more than 50 awards and nominations — comes the highly-anticipated sequel, Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Embark on an all-new adventure in a vast and exotic world where you'll encounter towering enemies and challenging puzzles on your quest to unravel Ori's true destiny.

If you're an Xbox Game Pass owner, you'll be excited to know that the title is available for pre-load already. While the download is just a 100 MB placeholder, it should automatically update to the full game sometime in March or sooner. It's included in your subscription so you won't have to pay the $30. The title also supports Xbox Play Anywhere so you can transfer saves to Windows 10 and vice versa, and runs at 4K resolution and 60 frames per second on Xbox One X.

If you're the ultimate Ori fan, you'll also be happy to know that there's going to be an Ori and the Will of the Wisps: Collector's Edition launching in March. It just went up for preorder and costs $50. While the small delay from February to March 2020 is disappointing, as long as the game is a polished experience, it's well worth it.

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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

6 Comments
  • Yeah sure, I'll preorder a game digitally, just in case they run out of downloads.
  • You never know what will happen in the future. 😜
  • I agree about digital preorder and even preorder of a normal box version. But it's a bit different in the case of collector edition. I'm considering buying this.
  • Ah, my bad, I didn't realise it was a physical copy as I'm so used to Ori being digital here. Yeah, I agree, preordering physical Collector's Editions is cool as they are (usually) actually limited.
  • Anyone know if the Collector's Edition will be available in Europe?
  • Why are they making the collector's edition only for xbox one...? I want a collector's edition of this game for Windows.
    So many things that I don't want them to happen, they happen... one of them is blizzard entertainment nearly went to downfall with world of warcraft and other games they make too...
    As every year passes by, the video gaming industry keeps disappointing me more and more... until I'll just stop not just playing but even thinking about video gaming.
    The please make me Ori and the Will of the Wisps Collector's Edition for Windows thanks.