It’s sooner rather than later.
The award-winning 2D metroidvania game from Moon Studio, Ori and the Blind Forest will be getting a definitive edition in spring of 2016, according to a tweet from the game’s official twitter page.
In official news: We want to let our fans know that you can play Ori Definitive Edition in Spring 2016 & will have more news to share soon!
— OriAndTheBlindForest (@OriBlindForest) December 22, 2015
The definitive edition was originally announced back in August during Xbox’s Live Stream from the show floor at Gamescom 2015. “We [are] actually adding a lot of new content, such as new areas, which are going to be using new mechanics and actually quite new, exciting artwork, and will have potentially new abilities,” said Moon Studio co-founder Gennadiy Korol.
No further information concerning the re-release has been announced, but the tweet indicates that more news will be revealed soon.
Ori and the Blind Forest has taken home several awards so far this year including Xbox Game of the Year from the Golden Joystick Awards and Best Art Direction from The Game Awards. To read our thoughts on the title, check out our review here.
If you can’t wait for the Definitive Edition to jump into the game, Ori and the Blind Forest is available now on Xbox One, and PC. Steam is running a deal through the holidays for 40% off bringing the final price down to $11.99.