Originally developed by Moon Studios in 2015 and distribution rights were acquired by Microsoft Studios. The game story was inspired by The Lion King and The Iron Giant. The game was released for Xbox One and Microsoft Windows and will be releasing for Nintendo Switch on September 27, 2019.
Theme of the game is around solving puzzles where players take control of In the game, players assume control of Ori, a small white guardian spirit, and Sein, the “light and eyes” of the Forest’s Spirit Tree. To progress in the game, players are tasked to move between platforms and solve various mind boggling puzzles. The game progress can be saved by a system called “Soul Links” with limited resources, and an upgrade system that gives players the ability to strengthen Ori’s skills.
It would be interesting to watch how ORI attracts Nintendo Switch users. With 4.7 / 5 rating It is already a HIT with Microsoft Xbox One users.