Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition launches March 11

Updated version adds "Black Root Burrows" area.

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition will launch for Xbox One and PC on March 11, Microsoft and Moon Studios announced.

The new version of the game offers an expanded theater mode, which will let you view all the cut-scenes, as well as see early concept material from the game, trailers, and other content.

There’s also a “sizable” new playable area, dubbed “Black Root Burrows,” which further explores the game’s fiction.

“There is a great story sequence throughout Black Root Burrows where you’re discovering the past of Naru, the mother character,” executive producer Mark Coates told Xbox Wire. “You discover her roots, where she came from, and you learn a bit more about her as a character and why maybe she is compelled to do some of the things that she does later on in the game. It’s all interwoven with the already-existing story.”

The updated release also offers new ways to navigate the environment, solve puzzles, and defeat enemies, as well as new “easy” mode to allow players of all skill levels to enjoy the game. On the reverse, there’s all so a “hard” mode for players who want a greater challenge.

View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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