Though no official release date has been announced, a variety of new details have been revealed.
When WiiWare launched, LostWinds stood out because of its beautiful graphics, well-designed puzzles, and excellent use of the Wii Remote. Shortly after the game launched, Frontier confirmed that they had started work on a sequel.
The latest issue of Edge revealed that the sequel, LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias, will feature new abilities such as swimming, and the return of Toku the first game's protagonist. The major new puzzle mechanic is the ability switch seasons; Toku will be able to switch between summer and winter in order to solve specific puzzles. Another new feature is the power to summon cyclones in order to drill through rocks and siphon water.
While the developers were pleased with the first game, the sequel will include numerous improvements such as a new in-game map and a hint system.
Currently, there is no release date for LostWinds: Winter of the Melodias.