Bayonetta 3: Release date, trailers, platforms & everything we know

Andrew Highton
bayonetta close-up

The witch is back in Bayonetta 3, so get ready for some more electric hack and slash gameplay — here’s everything we know about Bayonetta 3.

Bayonetta 3 was first announced back at The Game Awards 2017, with PlatinumGames’ newest adventure for the charismatic heroine set to be the biggest and grandest one yet.

The first two games have been favorably compared to the likes of Devil May Cry and God of War for their incredible action and engaging story and characters.

The game has been in development for years, but we’re now getting very close to its arrival. Here’s everything we’ve been able to gather so far.


bayonetta standing in train
We expect another marathon of insane battles and explosive set-pieces.

Bayonetta 3 release date

PlatinumGames has finally given a release date for Bayonetta 3, with the bewitching action title dropping on October 28, 2022.

2022 is already shaping up to be a positively stacked year when it comes to video games, but Bayonetta’s return marks one of Nintendo’s biggest hitters.

Bayonetta 3 trailers

Check out the game’s latest trailer below:

Here’s the game’s first trailer.

There was then a sustained period of silence after the debut trailer, leading to many wondering if the game had been canceled altogether. However, these fears were allayed during the September 23, 2021, Nintendo Direct.

Not only did we get to see the game’s current state, but we got extended gameplay footage with a nearly 4-minute look at the game. You can check it out below.

Possibly the final look at Bayonetta 3 arrived during the September 13, 2022, Nintendo Direct, and it teased players even more with tasty details.

What platforms will Bayonetta 3 release on?

Bayonetta 3 will release exclusively on Nintendo’s Switch with no plans to be brought to other platforms.

The series has been a Nintendo exclusive since Bayonetta 2, so it’s unlikely to release elsewhere unless Capcom changes it’s terms with Nintendo.

Bayonetta 3 gameplay
Bayonetta is a vastly popular hack and slash action series.

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