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Ori and the Will of the Wisps just received a new update on Switch. Moon Studios has readied version 1.2.0, which includes fixes and more.

The full patch notes are as follows:

iam8bit, Xbox Game Studios, and Moon Studios have set a final release date for the standard physical versions of Ori and the Blind Forest and Ori and the Will of the Wisps for Switch. Both games are heading to retail on December 8. Pre-orders will open soon.

The physical editions of Ori and the Blind Forest and Ori and the Will of the Wisps contain six collectible art cards and digital downloads of the game’s respective soundtrack, composed by Gareth Coker.

Pricing is set at $39.99 / €39.99 for each title.

Source: iam8bit PR

Digital Foundry has published a new technical analysis for Ori and the Will of the Wisps, which recently landed on Switch.

Here are the main highlights:

Ori and the Blind Forest and Ori and the Will of the Wisps are both getting a physical release as part of a special collector’s edition from iam8bit. However, if you’re not interested in spending $150, there’ll be an alternative option.

iam8bit has confirmed to Nintendo Everything reader StrawHatEevee that regular physical versions of the Ori games are planned. Not only that, but they’re arriving in just a few months – specifically December. There’s no word on pricing yet, but they’ll definitely be cheaper than the $150 collector’s edition.

But they told me in an e-mail that it’s December. Hope this info helps.

Thanks to StrawHatEevee for the tip.

ElAnalistaDeBits has put together a new video comparing Ori and the Will of the Wisps on Switch and Xbox One, including the visuals and frame rate. Give it a look below.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps is out now on Switch having launched after this week’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase.

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is out now on the Switch eShop. For a look at the game’s launch trailer, continue on below.

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is largely the same game on Switch as it has been on other platforms. However, developer Moon Studios did make one noteworthy improvement.

When the game originally released, Ori’s sprites were animated at 30 frames per second. But now on Switch, they’ve been updated to 60 FPS. This was achieved thanks to continued improvements with Moon Studios’ engine, director Thomas Mahler says.

Xbox has published an official FAQ for Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition on Switch. It details transferring demo progress to the full game, confirms there are currently no plans for a physical version, and more.

Here’s the FAQ in full:

Earlier today, a demo for Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition was added to the Switch eShop. View some footage of it below.

As noted in our European Nintendo Download report for the week, a demo for Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is on the way. It will be released tomorrow, and is expected worldwide.

The official Nintendo Download announcement marks the demo’s arrival for 18:00 CEST. That translates to 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET.

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition launches for Switch on September 27.

Source: Nintendo PR