Hideo Kamiya’s social media is commonly inundated with questions on the way forward for the Bayonetta sequence.
But if he desires you to know something about Bayonetta 3, it’s this: No, it isn’t cancelled. And he’d such as you to take your considerations and “throw them out the window immediately.”
This comes from an an interview with VGC, during which the veteran game developer is requested whether or not he’s bored of being requested the place Bayonetta Three is but.
“I’m on Twitter so I see a lot of comments every day,” Kamiya responded. “I’m glad that there’s nonetheless anticipation for the title, however one factor I want to handle is the development I’m seeing which is people who find themselves beginning to ask if the game has been cancelled.
“I need you guys to take any considerations you may have like that and throw them out the window instantly as a result of we’re nonetheless exhausting at work on it and it hasn’t been cancelled by any means. Please look ahead to it!”
Bayonetta Three was first revealed again in 2017 in a teaser trailer performed throughout that 12 months’s Game Awards. However, not a lot data appeared to accompany the reveal – at slightly below a minute lengthy, the teaser trailer provided no launch date and solely confirmed exclusivity to the Nintendo Switch platform.
Three years later, and we nonetheless don’t know far more in regards to the mission.
Kamiya confirmed earlier this 12 months that Bayonetta Three was nonetheless in improvement and “progressing smoothly,” nonetheless, and maintained that hidden data might be gleaned within the 2017 video.
You can watch that video above. The teaser trailer begins with Bayonetta shot by bolts of electrical energy, earlier than she shoots proper again with six bullets. These bullets appear to hit an invisible wall after which disintegrate. In the foreground you may make out a ghostly white being of some sort. Then, on the teaser’s finish, Bayonetta’s legs buckling beneath her and she or he drops her two weapons. So, make of that what you’ll.
The authentic Bayonetta first launched over a decade in the past in 2009 for PS3 and Xbox 360 and was probably the most profitable product of a multi-game deal between Platinum and Sega. It was later re-released for Wii U alongside the sequel and even PC; the Steam release of Bayoneta has since sold over 100,000 units.