Bayonetta 3 Announced at The Game Awards; Bayonetta 1 & 2 Heading to the Nintendo Switch in February 2018

Bayonetta fans got a double dose of surprises at The Game Awards with the announcement of Bayonetta 3 and the first two titles coming to Switch.

December 7, 2017

Bayonetta first burst onto the scene in 2010 with her stylized hair and dozens of flurries and combos and instantly became an action game icon, and tonight at The Game Awards, fans of the series got a sneak peak at what’s to come for the Umbra Witch.

During The Game Awards broadcast tonight, Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime announced that Bayonetta 3 is currently in development for the Nintendo Switch, and while no exact release date was given (since the title is probably some time away), it’s at least an encouraging development to see a new entry in the series on the way.


In addition to the announcement of a third entry in the series, Fils-Aime also announced that the first two Bayonetta titles will be coming to the Nintendo Switch on February 16th, 2018.

The collection itself will be a Switch release of Bayonetta 2 on a physical Switch cartridge, while the original game will be included as a download with purchases of the game (when Bayonetta 2 launched on the Wii U, the original game instead was included on a bonus disc).

Bayonetta 3 is currently in development for Nintendo Switch, while the first two titles will arrive for the system on February 16th, 2018. For a closer look, you can check out new trailers for both titles below, and a peek at the box art for the first two games’ release on the Switch:

Ryan Meitzler

Ryan is the Editor-in-Chief at DualShockers and has been a lover of games as long as he can remember. He holds a BA in English and Cinema and lives in New York City.

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