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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Tops 2.8 Million Players

Ori and the Will of the Wisps Tops 2.8 Million Players - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 18 November 2020 / 1,101 Views

Moon Studios announced Ori and the Will of the Wisps has surpassed 2.8 million players since it launched on March 10. 

22.6 million hours have been played by the 2.8 players, with 240 million total deaths. 516,000 players have beaten the game, with 7,900 players beating it without dying and 10,000 players beating it in under four hours. 

Here is an overview of the game:

From the creators of Ori and the Blind Forest—the acclaimed action platformer with more than 50 awards and nominations—comes the highly-anticipated sequel, Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Embark on an all-new adventure in a vast and exotic world where you’ll encounter towering enemies and challenging puzzles on your quest to unravel Ori’s true destiny.

Key Features:

  • Immerse yourself in a hand-crafted narrative experience. Unravel Ori’s true destiny in this emotional and engaging story driven adventure with a stunning soundtrack. Explore a vast, exotic, and strikingly beautiful environments.
  • Master new skills. Guide Ori through a journey of untold danger using newly acquired spirit weapons, spells, and attacks. Utilize an all-new shard system to power-up Ori’s newfound abilities and customize your style of play.
  • Face epic enemies and challenging puzzles. Encounter larger-than-life bosses and seek help from an expansive cast of new characters who will help you uncover Ori’s mysterious fate.
  • Experience a new thrilling mode. Race to the top of the leaderboards in the all-new Spirit Trials mode where players dash, burrow, grapple, and leap to high scores in unique speed-run challenges throughout the game.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps is currently available on the Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. 


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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4 Comments
Signalstar (on 18 November 2020)

Isn't this game available on Gamepass? I would expect more players and more people playing it to completion.

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Libara (on 19 November 2020)

The fact that this game isn't on game awards nomination for GOTY shows how much of a joke that show is.

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Barkley (on 19 November 2020)

Kind of dissapointing considering it's on Xbox and PC with gamepass, Switch and XCloud. 2d Platformers need more attention.

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Loneken (on 18 November 2020)

Great, but this game deserve more players. One of hte best games of this year, even if not in the nominees list of the Games Awards.

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