Ori and the Will of the Wisps at the Game AwardsSource: Xbox Game Studios

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.

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.

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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.

Collectible

Ori and the Will of the Wisps: Collector's Edition

Limited quantities

Ori and the Will of the Wisps: Collector's Edition includes the game disc, the art of Ori and the Will of the Wisps book, the piano collections soundtrack, iconic Golden feather SteelBook case, and original soundtrack download.

He's back

Ori and the Will of the Wisps

A new adventure

From the creators of Ori and the Blind Forest comes the highly-anticipated sequel, Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Embark on an all-new adventure in a vast and exotic world.

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