Bayonetta is one of the most loved action games of all time. While originally starting out on the Xbox 360 and PS3, the series is now very much associated with Nintendo, after Bayonetta 2 was developed and released exclusively for the Wii U. Now Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 have come to Switch, and a brand new game, Bayonetta 3, is on its way too. With Nintendo set to unveil their E3 2018 content, it's likely that we're about to hear some more news very soon. In the meantime, you can get all the details on Bayonetta 3 for Switch right here, including news on the Bayonetta 3 release date.
Bayonetta 3 Release Date
Bayonetta 3 was announced as a Nintendo Switch exclusive via a trailer at the Game Awards 2017. This continues the series’ Nintendo exclusivity following Bayonetta 2’s exclusive release on Wii U. There is currently no Bayonetta 3 release date for Nintendo Switch, with the trailer not even hinting at a release year. With Nintendo's E3 2018 events just around the corner, it's likely that we'll hear something very soon indeed.
All we know about Bayonetta 3 comes from the trailer seen above. It shows that developer Platinum Games is creating the game and that it will once again star the game’s namesake, Bayonetta.
Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 Nintendo Switch
While Bayonetta 3 might be some way off, Switch owners were granted the opportunity to get their kick-ass witch action fix early in 2018 when Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 released for the console. Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 released on Nintendo Switch on February 16, 2018. This has only served to get the Bayonetta fan-base even more hungry for a new game.
Bayonetta 2 Switch Features
Bayonetta 2 on Nintendo Switch included the following features at launch, giving us an idea as to what features Bayonetta 3 might release with:
- Local wireless cooperative play - Team up with a friend to play Tag Climax online or offline.
- amiibo support - Use amiibos, including the Bayonetta amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. series.
- Video capture support - Record gameplay clips from up to 30 seconds before you press capture.
Bayonetta 3 Nintendo E3 2018
Nintendo is set to hold its E3 2018 events. It will give new details on much anticipated games like Smash Bros. and Let's Go Pokemon. There's always the possibility that we will hear about games like Metroid Prime 4 and Bayonetta 3 as well. You can head over to our E3 2018 Nintendo Press Conference Guide for exact timings of each Direct, as well as what to expect from them.
That’s all we know about Bayonetta 3 for Switch. Given how much care went into the Bayonetta 2 port, it's likely that we're in very safe hands for Bayonetta 3. Keep checking back for more info as we get it.