Long-awaited sequel Bayonetta 3 has officially been dated for launch – and it turns out, it’s joining a very packed October. The game will launch on
Fans of the franchise have waited a long time for this moment. Bayonetta 3 was first announced back in 2017, and has only received small teasers since – but with a firm date now locked in, it’s finally time to celebrate the iconic witch and her demonic pals.
The new trailer for Bayonetta 3 showed off a number of new and returning characters, with the spotlight firmly placed on fledgling witch-in-training Viola, who rocks extremely flashy moves, and an attitude to match. It appears she’ll play a key role in the mysterious new tale.
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‘In this third instalment 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,’ the game’s description reads.
The action in the trailer is extremely dazzling, and shows off what should be a deliciously over-the-top adventure. Sparks fly and monsters crawl as Bayonetta kicks off the action with a stylish new form and hard-hitting weapons to boot.
Bayonetta 3 releases exclusively for
It will launch with a physical edition, as well as the Trinity Masquerade Edition, a collector’s pack that includes a 200-page art book, and special game sleeves that form a ‘panoramic artwork’.