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Bayonetta 1 and 2 Possibly Teased for Nintendo Switch

Platinum Games have launched their official Japanese Twitter account.

While the timing in the launch of their Japanese Twitter account is curious, what’s even more interesting is their first tweet, which includes the above image of both Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 artwork.

The art was done by game designer Yusuke Hashimoto, and is clearly the same color scheme as the neon Joy-Cons from the Nintendo Switch:

A Nintendo Switch port of both games makes sense, especially considering Nintendo owns the publishing rights to the second game.

The original Bayonetta recently got a PC / Steam port, while it has since been available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and the Wii U – alongside its sequel, which is exclusive to the Wii U.

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27 comments
  1. NukeA6
    NukeA6
    July 4, 2017 at 10:13 am

    They better port Bayonetta 2 because I’m not buying a Wii-U.

  2. Mino Kraehe
    Mino Kraehe
    July 4, 2017 at 10:33 am

    I own both for the WiiU but would buy them instantly for the Switch

  3. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    July 4, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Same, especially if they continue the trend of improving the graphics when porting from Wii U to Switch.

  4. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    July 4, 2017 at 10:53 am

    Your loss. The Wii U had a lot of great games.

  5. NukeA6
    NukeA6
    July 4, 2017 at 10:55 am

    Won’t be much of one when most of them are gonna be on the Switch anyway. And cheaper.

  6. totenglocke
    totenglocke
    July 4, 2017 at 10:56 am

    So far, there’s been no hint of any of the Wii U’s RPGs coming to Switch.

  7. Himegami Aisa
    Himegami Aisa
    July 4, 2017 at 11:15 am

    The Wii U’s RPG library being what, Xenoblade and……. that shitty FE not-Persona game? Forgive me if I’m not sold on it.

  8. Shiggy Diggy Doo
    Shiggy Diggy Doo
    July 4, 2017 at 11:40 am

    It was a really shitty Xeno game too, speaking as someone who got the collector’s edition really foolishly

  9. NukeA6
    NukeA6
    July 4, 2017 at 11:57 am

    There’s really only two RPGs I know that are worth getting and both I can live without. The only thing of the Wii-U that matters to me are Bayonetta 2 and Mario Maker. The rest are either on the Switch or already on older consoles. I guess there’s Wonderful 101 but I’m not exactly sure what that one is about.

  10. Matz
    Matz
    July 4, 2017 at 12:01 pm

    I hope this is true, I don’t want to buy a overpriced used Wii U only for Bayonetta 2

  11. kunuri
    kunuri
    July 4, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    >Bayonetta 2 come sout on the Switch
    >It’s buggier and looks worse than the Wii U version
    >This finally shocks Nintoddlers into realizing how bad their console really is
    What were they thinking?

  12. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    July 4, 2017 at 1:54 pm

    Why and how would it be worse than the Wii U version?

  13. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    July 4, 2017 at 1:56 pm

    Wonderful 101 is great, it’s like a cuhrazy Pikmin.

  14. Uncle Ocelot
    Uncle Ocelot
    July 4, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    Flying around in the mechs was alright, but there wasn’t really much motivation to explore the empty open world with it’s shit story.

  15. MusouTensei
    MusouTensei
    July 4, 2017 at 2:52 pm

    >Buggier
    implying the Wii U version is buggy, which it’s not.

  16. MusouTensei
    MusouTensei
    July 4, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    If there would be 2 Wii U games I’d definitely rebuy (retail) for switch, it would be those 2.

  17. Shattno
    Shattno
    July 4, 2017 at 3:37 pm

    Can we also get a Bayonetta 3 please.

  18. GameZard
    GameZard
    July 4, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    You mean the 2 only rpgs on the system?

  19. GameZard
    GameZard
    July 4, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    Well now their is no point to get the Wii U.

  20. Mechonis
    Mechonis
    July 4, 2017 at 8:31 pm

    That artwork is fantastic. Also I would definitely pick this up again.

  21. Michael Richardson
    Michael Richardson
    July 4, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    “Nintoddlers”

    Be careful not to cut yourself on that edge.

  22. Jaxon Holden
    Jaxon Holden
    July 4, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Eh… completely disagree. Xenoblade X is one of the best games of last generation. Absolutely incredible.

    Not that I’d advocate buying a Wii U for it, but it was a fabulous game.

  23. Jaxon Holden
    Jaxon Holden
    July 4, 2017 at 9:02 pm

    “Nintoddlers”

    Says the 8 year old dishing out insults toward fellow gamers for their impeccable taste in games.

  24. kunuri
    kunuri
    July 5, 2017 at 12:03 am

    see: Switch version of Breath of the Wild vs WiiU version. Granted with the day one patch it MIGHT be playable (which only goes to show how the reviewers who said it was good were lying through their teeth for ad revenue), it’s still clear that anything of sufficient complexity (more than a couple 2D sprites at a time) is too much for their cheap, plastic crap.

  25. kunuri
    kunuri
    July 5, 2017 at 12:03 am

    >implying
    not even, lurk for two more years or hang yourself before trying

  26. MusouTensei
    MusouTensei
    July 5, 2017 at 2:08 pm

    kekekekekekeke