The long wait is finally over – Bayonetta 3 has been given a release date of October 28th, 2022 for the Nintendo Switch. In the latest installment of the critically acclaimed series players will join forces with a host of familiar faces, the mysterious Viola, and more to stop the Homunculi. You can check out a new trailer above and read the full press release courtesy of Business Wire below:
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Bayonetta 3 game is arriving soon on the Nintendo Switch system to serve up devilish fun! Bayonetta returns for hair-raising action in larger-than-life battles in Bayonetta 3, which launches for the Nintendo Switch family of systems on Oct. 28. A new trailer for the game can be viewed on Nintendo’s YouTube channel.
In this third installment of the Bayonetta series, the unstoppable Umbra Witch must join forces with some familiar faces, the mysterious Viola and a multitude of other Bayonettas to stop human-made Homunculi from wreaking havoc.
In the game, you’ll make use of Bayonetta’s wicked weapons and powerful new Demon Masquerade ability to blast, stomp and slam enemies with exciting over-the-top combos and demonic powers. Prove you’re the baddest witch around by battling an evil that’s bent on plunging humanity into the depths of chaos.
The new trailer for the game reveals additional details about Bayonetta’s latest bewitching adventure and some of the new characters she’ll meet:
A Bounty of Bayonettas: Meet a veritable coven of Bayonettas, each more fabulous than the last, while fighting through the streets of Tokyo, the mountains of China and beyond! Along the way, find out if this arcane alliance can really save humanity and what fate awaits this bunch of Bayonettas.
Rough Up Rivals as Viola: In addition to Bayonetta, players will also control the feisty witch-in-training Viola, who is ready to unleash hell on the Homunculi with her sword and her capricious companion, the feline demon Cheshire.
A Trinity Masquerade Edition will also be available via select retailers and the My Nintendo Store! Get up close and personal with the beauties and beasts of Bayonetta 3 with a full-color 200-page art book, and display the whole Bayonetta trilogy with three reversible game cases, one for each title*, that combine to form stunning panoramic artwork. More details about the Trinity Masquerade Edition and pre-orders will be revealed in the future.
Plus, complete your Bayonetta collection when the original Bayonettagame launches for Nintendo Switch as a stand-alone, physical release on Sept. 30! A limited number of the Bayonetta physical version will be available to pre-order via select retailers and available at launch in the My Nintendo Store at a suggested retail price of $29.99.
For more information about Bayonetta 3, and to pre-order the game, visit https://www.nintendo.com/store/products/bayonetta-3-switch/.
* Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 games sold separately.
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