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Ori and the Blind Forest

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This page is for the original release. For the Definitive Edition, see Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition.

Ori and the Blind Forest
Ori and the Blind Forest cover
Moon Studios
Microsoft Studios
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows March 11, 2015
Metacritic 88
OpenCritic 90
Monetization One-time game purchase, Subscription gaming service
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Side view, Scrolling
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Platform, Metroidvania
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Fantasy
Series Ori and the Blind Forest
Ori and the Blind Forest on HowLongToBeat
Ori and the Blind Forest on IGDB
Ori and the Blind Forest on MobyGames
Ori and the Blind Forest on Wikipedia
Ori and the Blind Forest
Ori and the Blind Forest 2015
Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition 2016
Ori and the Will of the Wisps 2020

Key points

No longer sold. Comes bundled for free with Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
Does not support 21:9 resolutions natively but can be modded.

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition, which has this game included for free.
Steam (unavailable)
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Unavailable as a standalone purchase since the release of Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition.
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Ori and the Blind Forest\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/261570/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Ori and the Blind Forest\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/261570/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
16:9; use Flawless Widescreen to remove letterboxing.
Flawless Widescreen released a fix, but it is not working properly. Multi-monitor image is being shrunk to fit on only the center monitor.
Use Flawless Widescreen. It works but with some flaws: elements and assets outside of 16:9 area appear and disappear while you move through the scenario. Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition has proper 21:9 support.
4K Ultra HD
Game assets are upscaled from 1920x1080.[3]
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen mode is already borderless.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Animations and/or cutscenes are locked to 60-30 FPS.[citation needed]
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unity page for more details.


Keyboard and mouse bindings.
Keyboard and mouse bindings.
Keyboard only bindings.
Keyboard only bindings.
Controller bindings.
Controller bindings.

Controller remapping

Patching a game file[4][5]

Excerpt from tool's Readme:

  1. Download JoystickTest application
  2. Go to
  3. In the bottom right corner click Download ZIP
  4. Unblock ZIP file before unpacking
  5. Unpack downloaded ZIP file
  6. Go to the Ori-Controller-Remap-master folder
  7. Open Ori_Controller_Remap.ini. This file contains controller button mappings for known controllers (Cyborg Rumble Pad, Logitech Dual Action, etc.) and one for you to edit (Your Controller Name).
  8. Run JoystickTest application
  9. Punch buttons on your controller, note their numbers in JoystickTest, edit ini file accordingly
  10. Replace Your Controller Name with any text you like (your controller name, your pet name, your maiden name - it's all up to you).
  11. Save Ori_Controller_Remap.ini
  12. Double-click Ori_Controller_Remap.cmd file, it will launch PowerShell script
  13. When asked, select configuration you've edited earlier in the ini file
  14. Press any key and wait for script to patch your Ori with new controller mapping


How it works: PowerShell script will replace a part of Ori's code contained in the Assembly-CSharp.dll file. This new code will query the Unity engine for the remapped buttons, instead of original ones, requested by game.
If you have any issues, see Troubleshooting section of the Readme.


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, effects and music
Surround sound
Up to 5.0 output.[6]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese

VR support

3D modes State Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
Use Helix Mod: Ori and the Blind Forest (DX11).
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.
Tobii Eye Tracking

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements

Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 2.2 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ 2.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 240
AMD Radeon HD 6570
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible


  1. Unity engine build: 5.0.0b5[1][2]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/261570/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (261570) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.