During the presentation of Nintendo dedicated to indie games, the arrival of the acclaimed Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition to Nintendo Switch. This news took many by surprise, as it would be a title whose distribution was borne by Microsoft on the Nintendo console, next to Cuphead. As these cases can be very peculiar, it is normal for users to wonder how they become reality. To give answers to fans recently Microsoft spoke about the process.
In an interview with MCV (via Nintendo Everything), the general manager of game marketing of the brand, Aaron Greenberg, explained that it was Moon Studios, the developer of the game, who had the initial desire to bring the indie to Nintendo Switch. Later, after Microsoft analyzed and realized that a port for the hybrid console made sense, the company gave the green light for the development of the version for Nintendo Switch.
"Ori It is made by Moon Studios, which is an independent and external study. They approached us with the desire to take the Ori original to Nintendo Switch. We thought it made sense and we were happy to work with them to allow them to take the game to Switch. We understand your desire to take it to Switch and, in this particular case, we were happy to support them. And I think it makes sense to the original Ori, ”Greenberg explained.
What do you think of Microsoft's attitude? Did you expect to see Ori and the Blind Forest in Nintendo Switch? Would you like to see also the most recent iteration of the series in the hybrid? Tell us in the comments.
What happened to games like Cuphead Y Ori and the Blind Forest could leave the door open the possibility of seeing more titles of this style in Nintendo Switch, or so the fans expected; However, recent statements from Microsoft showed that their plans are others.
Ori and the Blind Forest will reach Nintendo Switch September 27 You can find more news related to the title if you visit its file or if you consult our review of the original version.
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