Bayonetta 3 is an action game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Nintendo.
The game was officially unveiled in December 2017’s The Game Awards.
Other noteworthy sales figures include Splatoon 3 at 10.67 million units and Pokemon Legends: Arceus hitting 14.83 million sales.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 has sold nearly two million units, while Pokemon Legends: Arceus has sold a whopping 14.63 million.
On top of the longer duration, Witch Time should be easier to activate with Viola. The Niflheim stages are also less punishing.
"I want to make a Bayonetta 4 and Bayonetta 5, and I intend on pitching them to the company," Kamiya says.
Bayonetta 3 sells over 41,000 units in its first week, Star Ocean: The Divine Force sells over 44,000, and Call of Duty sells over 42,000.
Modern Warfare 2 is the series' biggest launch in the region since its 2019 predecessor, while Bayonetta 3's physical launch sales are marginally better than Bayonetta 2's.
PlatinumGames and Nntendo's long-awaited action title receives a launch trailer to celebrate its worldwide release.
Former Bayonetta voice actor Hellena Taylor has, in a new series of tweets, confirmed Jason Schrier's reports on the pay dispute between her and PlatinumGames.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, which was last week's No. 2, has fallen down to the fourth spot in the latest charts.
PlatinumGames also said to "please refrain from any further comments that would disrespect Jennifer or any of the other contributors to the series."
A new report claims that contrary to actor Hellena Taylor's previous comments, PlatinumGames offered her a total of at least $15,000 to reprise the role of the titular protagonist.
Some Demon Masquerade gameplay is also showcased ahead of the game's release on October 28th, exclusively for Nintendo Switch.
Ahead of the action titles imminent launch, PlatinumGames and Nintendo have released two new trailers showcasing plenty of gameplay.
Check out new gameplay footage for Bayonetta 3, going into details about the gameplay for Viola, and how playing her feels different from playing Bayonetta.
The plucky protagonist of Bayonetta 3 is getting a new voice actor. Veteran voice actor Jennifer Hale is taking over the role from Hellena Taylor, who has voiced Bayonetta since the first game.
New character Viola is also showcased with the ability to activate Witch Time on blocking and summoning her Infernal Demon, Cheshire.
PlatinumGames' long-awaited hack and slash title releases on October 28th for the Nintendo Switch and sees Bayonetta battling the Homonculi.
The upcoming action game's Switch eShop page has been updated, revealing a 15 GB storage requirement for the game.
Leading up to Bayonetta 3's release, PlatinumGames has announced that the game will feature a Naive Angel Mode as an optional censorship option.
The special edition will come with a a full-color 200-page art book and three special reversible game cases, collectively representing the entire trilogy.
PlatinumGames' long-awaited hack and slash title finally has a release date, arriving just in time for the Halloween season.
The hack and slash title could receive an announcement soon, perhaps relating to its release date. It's set to launch this year.
Nintendo has listed the title in its financial report for the fiscal year ending March 2022 along with other upcoming releases.
Meanwhile, FromSoftware's upcoming action RPG Elden Ring climbs into the charts in an otherwise largely Switch-dominated top 10.
"All decisions about the final product are up to Nintendo. So feel free to send your requests of 'release the game on other consoles' to Nintendo."
Former producer Jean Pierre Kellams also revealed that the new summons mechanic looks "VERY similar" to Scalebound's dragon control.
Kamiya will is overseeing the game's world and story as the Executive Director, though director Yusuke Miyata has been brought in "in order to breathe some new life into the game."
After the long-awaited return of the action game, Director Yusuke Miyata talks about some aspects old and new of the third entry.
The Umbral Witch returns with signature abilities and the power to directly control her summons in massive Kaiju-like battles.
It looks like a release window for the long-awaited Bayonetta 3 might finally be locked in, and could be announced soon.
The voice actor's recent statements seem to suggest that she might not be returning as Bayonetta in the upcoming sequel.
A recent statement to VGC from PlatinumGames reveals that the game is almost ready for a reveal.
Nintendo executives Bill Trinen and Nate Bihldorff provide assurances that PlatinumGames' upcoming action title is coming along well.
The legendary Director just says to stop thinking about it for the time being.
"I’m trying to do a lot of stuff this year," says Hideki Kamiya.
"Please don't worry," says Kamiya.
It's only the umpteenth time he's said that.
Hideki Kamiya reassures once more that the game has not been cancelled.
The next game is still progressing, apparently.
"Please rest assured and wait for it," says Hideki Kamiya.
We'll have to take his word for it.
"Just because we’re not showing it here doesn’t mean it’s not going well," says PlatinumGames' Atsushi Inaba.
“We’re all very excited about what we’re doing on that game.”
Platinum also wants The Wonderful 101 on the Switch.
Getting a little predictable.
He also goes on to share his enthusiasm regarding making the game.
Well, that's one way to have a great 2018 lineup...
Now this would make Switch's 2018 one to remember.
Producer Atsushi Inaba would certainly like to make it.
Hideki Kamiya has big plans for the future.
Possible reveal during Nintendo's E3 direct presentation?
But then, who wouldn't want to?