During Nintendo’s Indie World Presentation for Gamescom 2019, publisher Microsoft and developer Moon Studios announced that their beloved platformer, Ori and the Blind Forest Definitive Edition, will be coming to Nintendo Switch on September 27, 2019.
An overview of the game is featured on the games Steam page:
“The forest of Nibel is dying. After a powerful storm sets a series of devastating events in motion, Ori must journey to find courage and confront a dark nemesis to save the forest of Nibel. Ori and the Blind Forest tells the tale of a young orphan destined for heroics, through a visually stunning Action-Platformer crafted by Moon Studios. Featuring hand-painted artwork, meticulously animated character performance, a fully orchestrated score and dozens of new features in the Definitive Edition, Ori and the Blind Forest explores a deeply emotional story about love and sacrifice, and the hope that exists in us all.
Definitive Edition Features
Packed with new and additional content: New areas, new secrets, new abilities, more story sequences, multiple difficulty modes, full backtracking support and much more!
Discover Naru’s past in two brand new environments.
Master two powerful new abilities: Dash and Light Burst.
Find new secret areas and explore Nibel faster by teleporting between Spirit Wells.”
Ori and the Blind Forest Definitive Edition will launch for Nintendo Switch on September 27. Ori and the Blind Forest was originally released for Xbox One and PC on March 11, 2015. The definitive edition was announced at Gamescom 2015 and was release on March 11, 2016 for Xbox One and April 27, 2016 for PC. Ori and the Will of the Wisps, the sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest, was announced at E3 2018 and it was given a February 11, 2020 release date at E3 2019.